First, before we begin today's Current Events topic, you will take a formative quiz on the Roman Empire (Exittix.com)
For today's Current Events...
We will be reading and discussing "failed and fragile states" since in this unit we are learning about the rise and fall of civilizations. Our focus today will be on looking at Syria. To understand the Syrian refugee crisis and rise of the power and threat of ISIS, let's take a closer look at how this Syrian crisis began. Let's take a closer look:Link to Syrian Crisis Presentation
For more information... check out the Fragile States Index Report of 2015