Tuesday’s World #1 – CHILE

Daily News Article - January 16, 2018


1. For CHILE, give the following information:

  1. capital
  2. location/the countries that share its borders
  3. the religious breakdown of the population
  4. the type of government
  5. the chief of state (and head of government if different) If monarch or dictator, since what date has he/she ruled? – include name of heir apparent for monarch
  6. the population

Find the answers at the CIA World FactBook website. For each country, answers can be found under the “Geography” “People” and “Government” headings.

NOTE: Before answering the questions below, read the info under “Background” and watch the videos under “Resources.”

2. For CHILE:
a) list the who, what, where and when of the news item
b) Who were the vandals?
c) Why is this extremist group of Mapuches destroying Christian churches?
d) How many churches have been destroyed/burned down by people who say they are Mapuches?
e) Illogical is: lacking sense or clear, sound reasoning. What is illogical about this?