Blood Diamond: Blood Diamond Trade
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At the G8 Conference on Diamonds in Belgium, members of each nation discuss how to address the blood diamond situation in Sierra Leone. Some contend that they should prohibit the import of diamonds from conflict zones, while others bring up the economic significance of such diamonds.

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  1. What is a conflict resource, and what effects does it have on a country?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the economic importance of, and issues related to, the location and manageme...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze the human and physical factors that influence the power to control territory and resources, ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the significance to the United States of the location and key natural resources of selected...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    examine how the U.S. government uses economic resources in foreign policy

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