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WG Ch. 8

South America

TermDefinition
favelas slum areas or low income neighborhoods
deforestation destroying of large areas of forest for roads, farming, housing
Native Americans first to live in the America's
Portuguese first Europeans to settle in Brazil
Brasilia capital of Brazil
Aconcagua highest Mountain in the Western Hemisphere
estancias Argentina's ranches
Gauchos Argentina's cowhand
Buenos Aires Argentina's capital
Spanish official language of Argentina
Farming and Forestry Paraguay's major economic activity
llanos Venezuela grassy plains
altitude height above sea level
Headed by a French official French Guiana
Carnival celebration held in Rio de Janeiro
Futbol Brazilian soccer
Roman Catholic major religion for most of Central and South America
Spain and Italy immigration into Uruguay and Paraguay
Created by: bradydebra0