1. There is a significant disparity between economically advantaged and disadvantaged nations. In some countries, people live on about $1 per day and the populations are malnourished and illiterate. Reasons for such contrasts among nations are population growth, absence of natural resources, colonialism, corruption, and the lack of freedom and education. Slavery and human trafficking are also at their highest levels in human history. This activity aligns with module outcome 4.