Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

South America

Population of South America Over 370 million people
Andes Mountains Longest mountain chains in the world, run along SA entire western coast from Venezuela to the southern tip
Amazon River 2nd longest river in the world, fed by tributaries, runs through Brazil
Atacama Desert Extremely dry climate, located between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean
Climate of SA Varies from warm tropical climate (north) to cold (south)
Amazon Rainforest Northern part of SA, around the Amazon River, deforestation is an environmental concern
Oil related pollution Venezuela, increase in demand for oil leads to an increase in the supply of oil, which in turn is increasing the pollution
Indigenous People The first people to an area, natives
Inca Indigenous people of South America (based in the Andes Mountain)
Francisco Pizzaro Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas
Simon Bolivar A wealthy Creole who led independence movements in multiple countries in South America beginning in Venezuela; known as the George Washington of South America
Quipu rope system with knotted cords of different lengths and colors, to perform mathematical calculations for the Incan Civilization
Characteristics of the Inca Skilled workers, engineers, accountants, farmers, Terrace farming, quipu, class system/hierarchy, Quechua, built roads, Machu Pichu
Atahualpa Last Incan emperor who was captured and killed by Pizzaro, the Spanish Conquistador
Created by: Ms. Yoo