Throughout history the world has gone through a lot of change, and continues to change.
But what can we learn from history and geography?
The 19th, 20th and 21st centauries have seen the movement to the 'modern' world as we know it, but what is the modern world?
Have a think about how physical geography can both limit and provide opportunities to nations, how for many, their nations and even culture were made in large part due to physical geography. The abundance, or lack of, resources like water, arable land, natural gas and oil, has led led to opportunities and war for many. Having access to these resources, and having the ability to limit access for others, has maintained power struggles throughout the globe for centauries.