*******Present your timeline in a media that best displays the information you researched. This can be in Microsoft Word or Microsoft PowerPoint. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.*******
Assignment 2: Demographic Transitions
Demographic transition is the process in which a nation transitions from being a less industrialized society with high birth and death rates to an industrialized nation with lower birth and death rates. Many countries have already been through this transition including the United States England and Canada.
The demographic transition to an industrialized society is detrimental for the environment because industrialized societies tend to use up nonrenewable resources and give off pollution. Industrialized nations have the largest ecological and carbon footprint relative to developing or nonindustrialized countries. Fortunately there are some benefits to the process of demographic transition including lower birth and death rates. Essentially people in industrialized countries have fewer children and this in turn helps control the overall population size.
Demographic transition involves the following five stages:
It should be noted that stage 5 is controversial and it is sometimes not considered to be a stage. This is partially because so few countries are at this stage.
The following graph depicts the various stages of demographic transition:
Using the stages listed above create a demographic and environmental timeline for one industrialized country excluding the United States. The following are a few suggested industrialized nations:
You candownloadthe Demographic and Environmental TimelineUnited States of America to review an example of such a timeline.
Include the following points in your timeline in order to examine the advantages and drawbacks of demographic transition in your selected country:
Support your timeline with appropriate examples and a minimum of three credible resources.

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