World #2 – Japan to roll out red carpet for Trump

Tuesday's World Events - May 21, 2019


Please Note: Daily posting and Answers emails will end for the school year on Tuesday, May 28th.

1. For JAPAN, 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. Answers can be found under the “Geography” “People” and “Government” headings.

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

2. For JAPAN:
a) list the who, what, where and when of the news item
b) List the activities/meetings scheduled for President Trump during his state visit to Japan at the end of the week.
c) What do you think of the Japanese efforts to make President Trump feel welcome during his trip?
d) For what reason will President Trump return to Japan at the end of June?