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Africa The Continent Of
Africa: The Continent Of European Exploitation The Meagerness Of Africa's Business.—from The Standpoint Of Business, As In Other Respects, Africa Is The Most Backward Of The Con Tinents. A Partial Measure Of This Backwardness Is Found In The Foreign Commerce. The Year Before The Great War, As Nearly As Data ...

Asia The Continent Of
_asia: The Continent Of Diversity The Interplay Between Asia And Europe.—since The Dawn Of History The People Of Asia Have Again And Again Overwhelmed Europe, While The Europeans Have Pressed Back Into Asia. The Broad-headed Alpine And Other People Of Central And Eastern Europe The Slays, Huns, Yars, And Turks—are ...

Australasia And The Problem
Australasia And The Problem Of Isolation A Comparison Between Australia And North Africa.—australia Lsl Much Like The Part Of Africa North Of Latitude N. Each Region Has A Small Section In Latitudes Higher Than Where The Climate Is Of The Mediterranean Type With Rainy Winters And Dry Summers. Equa Torward ...

Communities Dependent On Animals
Communities Dependent On Animals The Types Of Communities.—man's Habits And Customs Depend Largely On The Kind Of Products Or Work From Which People Derive A Living. One Community May Depend On Plants, Another On Animals, A Third On Minerals, And A Fourth On Manufacturing. A Much Smaller Number Depend On ...

Demand
Demand How Transportation Equalizes Supply And Demand.—we Saw In The Last Chapter That All Business Is An Attempt To Satisfy The Needs Of One Set Of People With The Surplus Produced By Others. In Order Thus To Equalize Supply And Demand Transportation Is Essential, For Only In The Regions Of ...

Europe The Most Active
Europe: The Most Active Of The Continents The Volume Of Europe's Business.—from The Standpoint Of Busi Ness Europe Is The Most Important Of The Continents. In Normal Times No Other Continent Rivals It In The Production Of Wheat, Oats, Rye, And Barley; Of Sugar, Potatoes, Peas, Cattle, Dairy Products, And ...

India And The Far
India And The Far East The Great Possibilities Of Southeastern Asia.—the Region From India To Japan May Be Called Southeastern Asia. Its Relatively Low Latitude And Heavy Summer Rains Enable Enormous Crops To Be Raised. An Area Of Approximately Two And A Half Million Square Miles In The More Populous ...

Industries Where Man Robs
Industries Where Man Robs Nature The Natural Advantages Of The United States.—no Other Large Country Rivals The United States In Wealth. Before The Great War The Average Wealth Per Capita Was Over $2000, And Now, Because Of The Increase In Prices, It Is About $3000. Argentina, Australia, Great Britain, France, ...

Latin America And The
Latin America And The Problem Of Tropical Development The Physical Advantages And Disadvantages Of South America.— If Luxuriance Of Vegetation Determined Progress, South America Would Be The Most Fortunate Of The Continents. Its Good Fortune Would Be Shared By Most Of Central America, The West Indies, And Mexico As Far ...

Manufacturing As A Specialty
Manufacturing As A Specialty Of The United States The Rank Of The United States In Manufacturing.—in 1919 The Total Value Of The Manufactured Products Of The United States Reached The Enormous Total Of Over 62 Billion Dollars. When We Deduct The Value Of The Raw Materials, 37 Billion Dollars, There ...

Optima
Optima Every Legitimate Business Transaction Aims To Change The Position Or Condition Of Some Product So That The Product Becomes More Desirable And Hence More Valuable. In Order To Carry On Such Transactions Intelligently The Business Man Should Know What Kind Of Products Are Characteristic Of The Regions With Which ...

Products
Products United State.. World T. Food Products 1. Rice 2. Wheat** 3. Potatoes** 4. Dairy Products** 5. Corn* 6. Hay** 7. Sheep And Goats* 8. Millet 9. Cattle (excluding Hides) * 10. Swine** 11. Poultry And Eggs* 12. Oats** 13. Vegetables (excluding Potatoes)* 14. Rye** 15. Sugar* 16. Beans* 17. ...

The Agricultural Industry Of
The Agricultural Industry Of The United States The Variety Of Agricultural Types.—the Variety Of The Farming, Industry Of The United States And Canada Is Extraordinary. In Some Places The One-crop Type Prevails As Among The Potato Farmers' Of Aroostook County In Maine. Elsewhere Horticulture Of A Highly Intensive Type Is ...

The Business Of Europe
The Business Of Europe The Centers Of Activity.—individual Occupations, As Well As Civiliz Tion And Business In General Have Certain Centers Where Their Develo Ment Is Especially High. In Europe Agriculture, For Example, Has Su A Center In Northern France From Normandy Northeastward Along Til English Channel To Belgium. A ...

The Business Of Recreation
The Business Of Recreation The Growing Importance Of Recreation.—recreation Is Rapidly Giving Rise To Some Of The Chief Kinds Of Business. People Not Only Entertain Their Friends And Go To Movies, Theaters, Concerts, And Parties, But Engage In Out-of Door Sports And Recreations And Travel Widely To Visit The Marvelous ...

The Character Of Manufacturing
The Character Of Manufacturing Communities The Three Stages Of Manufacturing.—manufacturing Is Sometimes Called Secondary Production. It Takes The Materials Derived From Primary Production,—from Farming, Mining, Herding, Lumbering, Fishing, And Hunting,—and Converts Them Into New Products. Secondary Production Falls Into Three Stages: (1) Primitive Manufacturing, Illus Trated By An Indian Of ...

The Conditions Of Business
The Conditions Of Business In Tropical Countries Conditions That Control Tropical Agriculture.—in Tropical Countries The Products Of Agriculture Are Overwhelmingly The Main Contribution To The World's Business, Although Lumber, As We Have Seen, May Soon Be A Large Article Of Export. Other Forest Products Still Have Some Impor Tance, But ...

The Distribution And Problems
The Distribution And Problems Of Power The Sources Of Power.—the Chief Sources Of Power Are Coal, Moving Water, Petroleum, Animals, Wood, Wind, And Natural Gas. To Begin With The Least Important, Natural Gas And Wind Are Used Only Locally And Their Use Tends To Decline. In Backward Regions Wood Is ...

The Effect Of Relief
The Effect Of Relief On Production Connecticut As An Example Of The Effect Of Relief.—connecticut Offers A Good Example Of The Effect Of Relief On Production. In 1850 That State Was Important As A Producer Of Farm Products. About 57 Acres Out Of Every Hundred Were Improved; That Is, Either ...

The Farmers Of The
The Farmers Of The Temperate Zone Types Of Communities Depending On Plants.—far More Than Half The World's Inhabitants Get Their Living Directly From Plants. The Lumbermen Merely Cut The Trees That Have Grown Without Human Care. The Primitive Tropical Farmer Sets Out A Few Palm Or Banana Trees, Or Drops ...