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Development: Understanding the Last Fifty Years of Global Development LEARNING RESOURCE

Two men stand on the edge of their partially destroyed apartment in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on January 9, 2011, almost one year after the earthquake that killed around 250,000 people and wrecked much of the capital.

Source: Allison Shelley/Reuters

Grade Level Grades 9-12, Higher Education


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In this resource from World101, students will question if the the world is better off than it was fifty years ago, and what drives these changes.

World101 is a free collection of multimedia resources on the fundamentals of international relations and foreign policy. Designed to help your students understand the essential issues, forces, and actors that shape global affairs, World101 aims to support teachers with its videos, charts, essays, and timelines that can easily be added to any part of your lesson plan.

CFR Education is an initiative within the Council on Foreign Relations that aims to make complex foreign policy and international issues accessible for middle, high school, and college students through its educational products: World101, Model Diplomacy, and Convene the Council.


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