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Jesus Coronado

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Jesus Coronado
Period 6 Physical Geography Human Geography Change Political Geography A small continent/country surrounded by water which also shaped this area.Is made up of mostly low plateau with deserts and considering the fact that is close to the equator makes the climate arid to semiarid.Which makes perfect land to farm ,in addition high mountains and other rocky features have many things that bring miners to Australia. Christianity is the highest at 67 percent, followed by Buddhism and Islam both at around 1.5 percent.In addition they have about 2 to 4 people per a household ,and mainly speak Australian English(Strine). Pioneer settlers took pride in this land because it was i great farming area and slowly started to develop Australia.People are protected by a good labor law and medicare and center link benefits also is not overpopulated but people don't want to live there because cost of living is expensive due to inflation.Some of the regions Australia is part of are Great Dividing Range, Plains,The Great Barrier Reef,and Sydney . The government in Australia is both a Federal parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy. Also these rights are some examples of why people of Australia enjoy living there freedom of speech, freedom of association, freedom of religion.But sadly they don't have the bill of rights like we do in the U.S.They don't have political region and the borders are really strict . Economic Geography & Globalization Australia Current Events Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James Cook took possession of the east coast in the name of Great Britain (all of Australia was claimed as British territory in 1829.Six colonies were created in the late 18th and 19th centuries. advantage of its natural resources to rapidly develop agricultural and manufacturing industries and to make a major contribution to the Allied effort in World Wars I and II. Long-term concerns include aging of the population, pressure on infrastructure, and environmental issues such as floods, droughts, and bushfires.Australia is home to 10 per cent of the world's biodiversity. Australia has a tertiary economic activities GDP: 42,400 infant mortality: 4.49deaths/1,000 live births
life expectancy: 81.98 years
literacy rate:99%
Economic system: Mixed Market economy where the GDP is high and the rate of poverty is low
Even if Australia is really close to asian country's and are starting to adapt to there culture but the european one still rules over all. In the last 20 years life has changed because is so close to is close to many Asian countries like Indonesia, Malaysia and because of that Australia has been a export partner ans slowly learning there culture ,languages and business .But American and European culture still has a very strong impact on Australian culture. A lot of American media, movies, music and news gets shown in Australia, and you've got the US multinationals like General Motors, fast food franchises like McDonalds and Starbucks, that are still quite a hit with the locals. So a lot of Australian youths not only pick up American culture and mannerisms from western media, but they also use American products as well.
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