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Latin Amer. Culture
Adv. World Geo.
|a soup with many ingredients
|Native; a group descended from the area's first inhabitants
|forms of a language unique to a particular place or group
|indigenous dialect of Central America
|indigenous dialect of Paraguay and Brazil
|indigenous dialect of Bolivia
|indigenous dialect of Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru
|fluent in two languages
|dialects that blend elements of indigenous, European, African and Asian languages
|continent's edges that support a high population due to favorable climate fertile soil, easy accessibility
|the average number of people living in a square mile or square kilometer
|the movement of people from place to place
|to enter a country and settle there
|to leave your country in order to settle in another country
|movement within a region or country
|the migration of people from the countryside to cities, resulting in a change from a rural to an urban society
|cities having a population of 10 million+
|urban area that dominates it country's economy, culture, and political affairs
|picture writings carved in stone
|floating islands mades from large, mud-covered rafts used by aztec farmers
|"food of the gods" (chocolate)
|knotted cords or various lengths and colors, used by the inca to keep financial records
|royally appointed officials of spanish territories
|Latin American dictator
|a blending of beliefs and practices from different religions into a single faith
|African-based syncretic religion of Brazil
|African-based syncretic religion of cuba
|african based syncretic religion of haiti
|pictures or designs made by setting small bits of stone, tile or shell into mortar
|Latin American soccer
|similar to handball, a fast-paced sport of Latin America
|reasons why some countries may experience a rapid population growth
|culture immigration low death /high birth
|why problems does this present for government?
|lack of infra structure shortage of surface pace
|gabriel garcia marquez
|Zapata; simon bolivar, father miguel hidalgo;francois toussaint-louverture:
|revolutionary leaders (liberators)
|Which U.S. President was responsible for returning the canal to Panama?
|the canal was returned to the people of Panama
|What happened in 2000?
|What was the first official ship through the canal?
|When did the U.S. start and complete the canal?
|water lifts or lowers them through the locks
|How do ships move through the locks?
|Army Lieutenant George Washington Goethals
|Who was the military (Army Corps) engineer who was responsible for the majority of the canal build?
|malaria, yellow fever, bubonic plague, smallpox
|What diseases were a part of Canal Zone construction?
|They wrote the treaty
|What part did Phillipe Banau-Varilla and Senator John-Hay play in acquiring the Canal Zone?
|Ferdinand de Lesseps
|Who was the hero of Suez?
|insufficient funds; disease plagued workers; formerly volcanic area
|What problems did Lesseps face?
|Who did France sell the canal lease to?
|Nicaragua and Panama
|Which two countries were considered by the U.S. for canal construction?
|Which president is associated with the canal?
|a foreign advisor of Compagnie Nouvelle
|Who was Phillipe Bunau-Varilla?
|$40 million to purchase the New Panama Canal Company and power to negotiate a treaty with Colombia
|What did the Spooner Act provide?
|support of the Panamanian revolution against Colombia
|How did the United States take control of Panama?
|southern Mexico and northern Central America
|location of Maya
|location of Aztec
|Andes (Ecuador to central Chile)
|location of Inca
|Tikal and Chichen Itza
|principle cities of Maya
|Tenochtitlan (Mexico City)
|principle city of Aztec
|Machu Picchu and Cuzco
|principle cities of Inca
|time period of Maya
|time period of Aztec and Inca
|architecture, glyphs, and astronomy
|accomplishments of Maya
|social system and agriculture
|accomplishments of Aztec
|irrigation, terraces, quipu, and oral storytelling
|accomplishments of Inca
|Some Latin Americans mix Christianity with native or ___ religions.
|The Roman Catholic religion that dominates Latin America today was adopted from the region's Portuguese and ___ colonizers.
|Though initially the Catholic Church backed the wealthy, in the 1900s it supported the poor and the ____ in their striving for a better life.
|Protestantism came to Latin America from Britain and Holland and was promoted by many ___ to the area.
|The blending of diverse beliefs into a single religion is called ____.
|Early Native American art includes metalwork, woodcarving, pottery, and ___.
|Infant ___ rates are falling in much of Latin M America.
|Poor sanitation and a poor diet, which leads to ___, causes health problems in many Latin American nations.
|School attendance is rising, and ____ rates in Latin America are increasing.
|As more women attend universities and go to work, the male tradition of ___ is fading.
|An ____ family includes members of several generations.
|Gabriel Garcia Marquez
|Modern Latin American writers, such as ___, are known for their blending of the real and the fabulous or mythical in their novels.
|The modern Mexican artist ___ is world famous for his murals.
|Three Native American groups to develop civilizations in Latin American were the Maya of Central America, the Aztec of Mexico, and the ___ of Peru.
|Of the first Europeans to settle in Latin America, most were Spanish and ___.
|Africans were brought to ___ and the Caribbean to work on the plantations.
|Overall, the nations of Latin America have a diversity of ___ groups.
|Most Latin American countries adopted the language of their ___ colonizers.
|People in different parts of Latin America speak different ___, or forms of a language unique to a particular place or group.
|Most Latin Americans live along the ___ of either the Atlantic or the Pacific Oceans.
|The vast interior of South America remains largely ___ because of the harsh climate and rugged landscape.
|The Brazilian government moved its capital from coastal Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia to encourage people to settle the ___.
|Unlike South America, with its huge expanses of land, small Caribbean countries have extremely high population ___.
|A significant part of the Mexican population is concentrated in and around ___.
|A megacity, such as Mexico City, has expanded to absorb surrounding cities and ___.
|Primate cities are so big that they often dominate the country's politics, culture, and ___.
|In Latin America, many poor people who flock to cities are forced to live in areas with substandard ____ and few services.
|The stress of poverty in overcrowded cities often result in ___ for many children, who must fend for themselves on the streets.
|empire skilled in mathematics
|empire known for abandoned cities
|empire known for chinampas, corn, and chocolate
|empire related to Cortez
|empire known for construction and agricultural developments
|empire related to Pizarro
|Roman Catholic Church
|religion that became the unifying institution
|source of wealth
|gold, silver, Brazil wood, plantations
|Native Americans and enslaved African workers
|groups that were wiped out by disease and caused a blending of cultures
|What country's rule cause resentment in Latin America?
|country associated with Louverture
|country associated with Hidalgo
|country associated with Bolivar
|only country to become independent without violence
|caused by political and economical instability
|country where the end of the peonage system ended
|In what country is there a struggle to end corrupt politics?