Regional Geography 105
The Peace Corps Study Guide
REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY 105
After the lecture and reading the "The Peace Corps" articles you should be able to answer and discuss the following questions.
What is the Peace Corps?
Who came up with the idea of a Peace Corps?
When was this idea first expressed to the public?
On what date was the executive order signed officially founding the Peace Corps?
How many Peace Corps Volunteers have served since the founding of the Peace Corps?
How many Volunteers are currently serving in the Peace Corps?
What is the first goal of the Peace Corps?
What is the second goal of the Peace Corps?
What is the third goal of the Peace Corps?
What are the 7 sectors of work in the Peace Corps?
Briefly describe each of the 5 basic steps in the application process for becoming a Peace Corps Volunteer.
How long is the basic or standard term of service in the Peace Corps?
How long is training before becoming a Volunteer?
Complete the following famous quote by the founder of the Peace Corps: "And so, my fellow Americans: _______________________"
In which country did the instructor of this course serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer?