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Shelley, Fred M.; Webster, Gerald R. – Journal of Geography, 1998
Outlines the population, settlement, and ethnic geographies of the South from colonial times to the present. Speculates on what will affect the future population dynamics of the South in the twenty-first century. Focuses on, in particular, retirees, university communities, religious controversies, and racial tensions and relations. Provides useful…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Futures (of Society), Geography
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Webster, Gerald R. – Journal of Geography, 2000
Explains that census results are the basis for geographic distribution of political power in the United States. Discusses the census, offering historical information that focuses on the issue of territorial representation. Explores the "reapportionment revolution," its impact on the census, and the controversy surrounding the 2000…
Descriptors: Constitutional History, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government
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Webster, Gerald R. – Journal of Geography, 1992
Addresses Cuba's attempt to rebuild its tourism industry in an effort to combat its declining economy in the wake of reduced Russian aid. Provides a sketch of Cuban history and a discussion of the tourism highlighting contradictions between political rhetoric and economic policy. Reviews resource materials and ideas for classroom use. (DK)
Descriptors: Economic Change, Economic Factors, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries