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Geography Test 1-19

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1519 Spanish Conquest
1521 Spanish Conquest ends
1821 Mexican Independence
mid 1800s Benito Juarez becomes president of Mexico; Spain had ruled up until this times
1917 New constitutions is passed, gives half of farmland to peasants- Mexico
1929 Institutional Revolutional Party established in Mexico
Highest Birthrate Haiti - 28
Highest Deathrate Uruguay-10
Highest Infant Mortality Rate Haiti-42
Highest Total Fertility Rate French Guiana-3.5
Highest Male Life Expectancy Martinique-79
Highest Female Life Expectancy Martinique-85
Highest Life Expectancy for Both Genders Martinique-82
Highest GNI PPP Trinidad & Tribago - 26,000
Highest Population <15 Guatemala - 40
Highest Population 65+ Marinique & Puerto Rico - 17
Lowest Birthrate Puerto Rico - 10
Lowest Deathrate French Guiana - 3
Lowest Infant Mortality Rate Cuba - 4.2
Lowest Total Fertility Rate Antigua + Barbuda & Puerto Rico & St. Lucia - 1.5
Lowest Male Life Expectancy Haiti - 61
Lowest Female Life Expectancy Haiti - 65
Lowest Life Expectancy for Both Genders Haiti - 64
Lowest GNI PPP Haiti - 1,750
Lowest Population <15 Cuba - 17
Lowest Population 65+ Haiti & Belize - 4
2000 National Actions Party's Vicente Fox becomes president of Mexico
1970 Mexico's 1970 population doubles by 2000
800s Mayans abandoned many cities
1823 United Provinces of Central America formed
1830s United Provinces split apart
1492 Columbus though he'd reached the East Indies
1800s Spanish, French, English, Danish, Dutch all claim islands (Central America and the Caribbean); South American countries seek independence
1804 Haiti achieves independence from France
1898 Spanish-American War gives Cuba independence from Spain
1962 Jamaica, Trinidad, and Tobago become independent from Britain
1914 Panama Canal is finished
Populations of 30-40 million both Central America and the Caribbean have populations this big
1500 Inca Empire stretched 2500 miles
Chile's literacy rates and school attendees age 95% adult literacy rate; 98% young people literacy rate/ ages 6-13 attend school
1494 Treaty of Tordesillas
____ natives in Brazil in _____ before colonists arrive 1.5 million; 1500s
1815 Brazil seeks independence after Napoleon's defeat
1822 Brazil declares independence in September
In Brazil ___% lived in cities in ____; in _____, ___% lived in cities 22%, 1960; 1995, 75%
__% of Brazil's population live within ___ miles of ocean 80%, 200
_____ million acres of rain forests worldwide destroyed annually 50 million
Rainforests cover ____% of earths surface, but has ___% of plant and animal species 6%, 50%
Created by: 19longhofer.anna