Legacy of the UAE: Then and Now

Click on this link to research the following statements:
https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/news/latest-news/community-life/2015/november/uae-then-now.html

Which ones are true and which are false? Explain your answers on your SparkVideo, adding information to the true statements.

  1. The UAE didn’t build the first highway in the UAE; Saudi Arabia did.
  2. Emiratis used to drive on the beach to travel as it was faster because the sand was firmer.
  3. There are actually eight Emirates.
  4. Emiratis haven’t always called themselves ‘Emiratis’.
  5. The dirham didn’t exist when the UAE became a nation.

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