Industry Country Project .

Wheeling History photos : choose "Wheeling" from the databsae menu. Try search words: industry*, factory*, mill*.

Wheeling page of the Ohio County Library.

WV Encyclopedia Online

Photos of pollution in Pittsburgh in the 1950's and today.

Historical Maps of Industry in the USA

Worlds 50 Largest Ports interactive Map

UK goes with out coal for first time since 1880s


Article Review


Is Mexico the new China?


- Read the article and post your answers to the following questions:
1. What are two reasons given for why American businesses leaving China for Mexico?
2. What are some difficulties that companies are finding in trying to do business in Mexico?
3. If you owned Flambeau, would you locate one of your plants in Mexico or China? Explain your choice.
- Read at least one of your classmates' posts and provide an appropriate response.



What is a footloose industry?






Is Wal-Mart Good for America? * Turn in Question #14 for a grade.


Wal-Mart looks to foreign stores as US economy sluimps

Growth of Wal-Mart from 1962-2010

Wal-Marts in America


Frontline Video: Digital Dumping Ground

Video of Ford plant in Brazil

Articles to read: Zambia Singapore Hungary Levi Factory
Creative maps of the #1 export in each country

Is the loss of manufacturing a good thing for America?

Hotelling's Model in Action


A look at global shipping lanes from space.