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15.8.2: Check Your Understanding Questions

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    Check Your Understanding Questions

    1 .
    How has free trade around the world contributed to hardships for workers in developing countries?
    2 .
    What are some of the benefits to companies of regional trading blocs like NAFTA and the EU?
    3 .
    Why have environmentalists faced resistance from workers and other groups?
    4 .
    What effect did microprocessors have on the development of computers and other kinds of technology?
    5 .
    What was a social consequence of the worldwide spread of internet access through smartphones and social media?
    6 .
    What were some of the reasons health organizations were able to eradicate smallpox around the world?
    7 .
    Why did the United States think it was important to secure nuclear weapons in countries like Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Belarus in the 1990s?
    8 .
    What were some of the consequences in Europe of the arrival of refugees from Africa and the Middle East?
    9 .
    How does China justify its treatment of the Uyghurs since 2017?

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