The Tiger King: Analysis, Character Sketch, and Irony

Q. Why does the Tiger King get his name?

Ans: He killed about seventy tigers within ten years. He was so caught up with reaching his target of killing one hundred tigers to disprove the prophecy that all other matters took a back-seat. This was how he got to be known as the Tiger King.

Q. What did astrologers foretell when the Tiger King was born?

Ans: When the Tiger King was born, astrologers said he would die because of a tiger. They predicted that a tiger would be the cause of his death, which made

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A Geopolitical Overview: From the End of the Cold War to the Present

The Post-Cold War World

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the collapse of the USSR marked the end of the Cold War, establishing a new world order led by the United States. Under Presidents Reagan and Bush Sr., the U.S. intensified the Cold War and then saw its conclusion, increasing military interventions in the 1990s. Under President Bush Jr., the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq followed the September 11 attacks, culminating in the 2008 financial crisis. President Obama withdrew troops but faced

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Understanding Economic Activities: Production, Consumption, and Sectors

Economic Activities and Their Phases

Economic activities encompass all processes involved in obtaining the goods and services people need. These activities can be categorized into three main phases:

  1. Production: This phase involves creating goods and services as a result of economic activity.
  2. Distribution: This phase focuses on moving goods and services from the production point to the consumer.
  3. Consumption: This phase encompasses all the goods and services people purchase to fulfill their wants and
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Environmental Problems and Political Geography

Environmental Problems

Environmental problems can be noticed at three levels: global-regional-local. The most important ones are: climatic change, desertification, deforestation, loss of biodiversity, and other problems.

1. Climatic Change

It is true that climate has changed all along history. There were also some natural climatic changes such as glaciations, the warm interglacial phases, the Medieval Warm Period, and the Little Ice Age (Fagan, 2009). But the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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Understanding Birth, Fertility, and Demographics

Birth and Fertility Rates

The birth rate is the number of births in a population in a specific period. It is measured using the crude birth rate (CBR). The world birth rate is now 20 per 1,000 (‰), but the figure varies according to a country’s level of development. The total fertility rate (TFR) is an estimate of the average number of children that a woman has during her lifetime (age 15-49). A minimum of 2.1 children per woman allows generational replacement to take place. But in developed

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Global Population Distribution and Demographics

Population distribution refers to where people live.
Although environmental conditions influence, there is no one “best” climate and the proof is that most people live in South-East Asia, which has a monsoonal climate with hot, wet seasons and hot, dry seasons. The key to explaining population distribution is the ability to support–i.E. Feed- a population.
Areas with resources can feed people; those without, cannot. Other humanfactors as political, economic or even historical are also important.

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