Bell Ringer 1. What resource allowed Saudi Arabia to become more modernized? 2. Is our world becoming more of an urban center or a rural center? 3. Around what major city do most of the people of Mexico live? 4. Is latitude and longitude considered absolute or relative location? 5. Are the lower latitudes considered a tropical or a temperate climate? 6. What country is considered to be the starting point of Latin America? 7. Does the United States and China produce or consume more oil? 8. What natural disaster is most likely to occur in the Great Plains? 9. Has the Panama Canal had a positive or negative impact on the United States? 10. Does it have more of a positive or a negative impact on a developed country if it is located directly next to a developing country?