Listed Below are websites that will help you prepare for this class.

Textbook Website

Ebsco Article Database
United Nations Population Control Fund
15 odd Geography facts
United Nations Homepage

CIA World Fact Book
US Census Bureau International Data Base

European Union Homepage

Vocab Words Review Website
NOVA- Population Campaigns

NATO Homepage

The Week in Rap
BBC World Fact Book
Department of Labor

World Trade Organization Homepage


Study Guide Source
Ohio County Public Library Wheeling Page

Urban Legand Checker
Overlap MapI
Interactive World Map with accurate
data on each country

Show World Map
Cartogram maps that you can shift based on topics.

Listed below are suggestions for books and movies that go along with subjects we study in this class. (Please ask me about any new books or movies that may not be listed yet) Books or Movies that you can borrow from me are listed in green.

  • How Soccer Explains the World (book)
  • Slum Dog Millionaire (movie)
  • The End of Poverty (book)
  • The World is Flat (book)
  • The Kite Runner (book or movie) check library
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel (book) check library
  • Fast Food Nation (book or movie) check library
  • The Grapes of Wrath (book or movie) check library
  • God Grew Tired of Us (book or movie) * about the Lost Boys of Sudan*
  • Under the Tuscan Sun (movie)
  • Hotel Rwanda (movie)
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding (movie)
  • Whale Rider (movie)
  • City of Joy (movie)
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  • Blood Diamond (movie)
  • Black Rednecks and White Liberals by Thomas Sowell
  • Black Hawk Down (movie or book)
  • Travels of the White T-Shirt ( in library)
  • A Long Way Gone; Memoirs of a Boy Soldier (book)
  • Where am I Wearing: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People that Make Our Clothes by Kelsey Timmerman
  • Behind Enemy Lines (movie)
  • The Last Samuri (movie)
  • Remember the Titans (movie)
  • Coach Carter (movie)
  • Desert Flower (movie) site
  • The King's Speech (movie)
  • Hairspray (movie)
  • City of God (movie)
  • Motorcycle Diaries (movie)
  • Taken (movie)
  • Believe in Me (movie)
  • Glory Road (movie)
  • Outcasts United ( book about a refugee soccer team) site
  • Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad
  • Bend it like Beckham (movie)
  • Gangs of New York (movie)
  • Argo (movie)
  • Why Geography Matters by Harm DeBlij (book)
  • The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck (book)
  • To Sir With Love (movie)
  • Blackboard Jungle (movie)
  • Dangerous Minds (movie)
  • Casablanca (movie)
  • Like Water for Chocolate (book for English Lit class)
  • The Hunger Games (any of the books and movies)
  • The Book Thief (book and movie)
  • Forrest Gump (movie)
  • The Good Lie (2014 movie).
  • American Sniper by Chris Kyle (book and movie)
  • I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban (book)