Jenny B, 1st
This is a picture of Buddhist monks because, Thailand is mainly a Buddhist country.
This is Thailand's capital, Bangkok.
This is a picture of Thailand's flag.
Slogan - Thailand "Land of Smiles"
Geography/Climate of Thailand
Map of Thailand
This is the map of Thailand and it's bordering countries, rivers, etc.
Thailand's Climate and Rainfal
This is a picture of Thailand's climate, and precipitation.
This is the Chao Phraya, the countries main water source.
People and Culture
Even though the ethnic groups are different, they still have a lot in common. For example, there traditions, languages, and cultures only are only slightly different. That means that all-together, this leads to a population of strong shared religion and culture. Local food, dances, music, celebrations, and beliefs also play a big role in Thailand's culture.
Thailand's native people usually have dark brown eyes, and black or dark brown hair. Thai people also have fairly dark skin. Thai people are known for being friendly, courteous, and easygoing. Since Thai people are so friendly and kind, Thailand is also called "the land of smiles".
This is a picture of Buddha because, Thailand is mainly a Buddhist country.
This is a picture of a native girl in Thailand.
Culture of Dancing
This is a picture of people dancing because, dancing plays an important role in Thailand.
This is a picture showing some of the food that people in Thailand eat.
This picture is of a celebration meant to achieve Buddhist value.
This is a picture of Thai's instruments. I showed this picture because, music is important to Thailand's culture.
Thailand Time Line
10. 1896 - A British-French treaty guarantees independence for the new country.
9. 1932 - A revolution ends the absolute monarchy. The royal family is replaced by a representational government.
8. 1939 - Siam changes its name to Thailand.
7. 1941 - Japan invades Thailand in World War ll, forcing Thailand to fight with Japan.
6. 1944 - Thailand takes back a declaration of war against the U.S. and Britain. After war, it becomes an ally of the U.S.
5. 1946 - Thailand becomes the 55th member of the United Nations.
4. 1960s - 1970s - Thailand is involved in the conflict of Cambodia and Vietnam.
3. 1997 - A major stock market crash devastates Thailand's economy. Thailand's unit in money drops in value.
2. 2004 - A tsunami strikes Thailand and hundreds of thousands of people die.
1. 2008 - Thousands of protesters rally in Bangkok. Thailand declares a state emergency.
This is a picture of the tsunami in Thailand, 2004.
This is a picture of when the absolute monarchy is replaced by a representational government (1932).
Rally in Bangkok
This is a picture of a rally in Bangkok (2008).
Government and Citizenship
Thailand's education is separated into three groups. Level one is the first three years of school. But, level one is optional. Kids go from ages three to five. Level two, or elementary school, kids go from six to eleven years old. Level three, or secondary school, people go from ages twelve to eighteen years old. At the end of the year, students have to take a test to move onto the next grade. If they do not pass the test, then they have to redo the year over again. Or, if they do not pass, they also have the option of going to summer school and taking the test again once summer is over.
This is a picture of the government house in Bangkok.
This is Thailand's first female prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra.
This is Thailand's government logo.
Thailand imports things such as raw materials, fuels, and many other types of goods as you can see below. Thailand import value is slightly higher than export value. Thailand's main import trade partners are Japan, China, Malaysia, and the U.S. Thailand has a very strong economy.
- Raw materials
- Capital goods
- Intermediate goods
- Consumer goods
- Fishery products
This is a picture of people harvesting rice because, Thailand exports rice.
This is a picture of fuel because, Thailand imports fuels.
This is a picture of tin because, Thailand is a leader in exporting tin.
Annie's company should invest in Thailand's abundant goods because, Thailand's goods are natural. The Annie's company is a natural food company, so this would benefit their supply of good food. Annie's should also invest because, it can provide them with more ideas for their product. It would help Thailand because, they would sell more food, and making money would help their economy.
Native American Jewelry Trading Company
The Native American Jewelry company should invest in Thailand's jewelry because, the American Jewelry company does many different designs. Thailand has many different designs too, so they could share ideas and make even better jewelry. Thailand could benefit because, cool jewelry could bring tourists. Also, Thailand could make more business with other countries after they see how good there jewelry is.
Browne Trading Company
The Browne Trading company should trade with Thailand because, Thailand has good and exotic sea creatures. The Browne company is a seafood company, so, it would work out if Thailand and the Browne company traded. Thailand would benefit because, if there is an over - population of any type of sea creature, Thailand could sell them and try and get their sea creature population back to normal. The Browne company would benefit a lot with Thailand's exotic sea creatures.
The Giesswein company should invest in Thailand's raw materials because, it is a worldwide company that deals with raw materials. It would benefit Giesswein because, Thailand's raw materials would make it an even bigger company than it already is, since it is a worldwide company. It would benefit Thailand because, Giesswein would make Thailand's raw materials more known over the world. It would also help Thailand because, Giesswein is a big company that many other countries trade with. Giesswein would help Thailand and itself if it traded with Thailand.
Black Lion Trading Company
The Black Lion trading company should invest in Thailand's gemstones because, Thailand is a world leader in exporting Gemstones. It would benefit The Black Lion because, The Black Lion trades with gemstones. Also, The Black Lion could make more things with the gemstones (Jewelry, carvings out of gemstones, etc). It would benefit Thailand because, Thailand has so many gemstones, and they could get rid of some of them.
Thailand's National Anthem
- Thailand's name means "land of the free"
- Thailand is home to the worlds largest Buddha
- Thailand set the record for longest line of washed plates on May, 2010 (was then beaten by India afterwards)
- Thailand is the worlds 51st largest country
- One tenth of all animal species on earth live in Thailand
- Siamese cats are native to Thailand
- Bangkok is one of Asia's top tourist destinations
- Thailand is the worlds largest producer of tin
- The largest living lizard is native to Thailand
- The garuda (creature from the Hindu religion) is a national and royal symbol of Thailand
This is a picture of tourists in Bangkok because, Bangkok is one of Asia's top tourist destinations.
This is a picture of a Siamese cat because, it is a native cat in Thailand.
This is a picture of the largest Buddha in the world, in Thailand