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IGHS Winkels

World Geography Chapter 9

Conquistadors conquerors
Cultural convergence a merging of cultures
Caudillos local military rulers
Pampas grassy plains in southeastern South America
Coral skeletons of tiny sea animals
Cays islands formed in the Caribbean Sea over thousands of years from Coral(skeletons of tiny sea animals)
Tropical storms winds of at least 39 miles per hour
Hurricanes winds of at least 74 miles per hour
El Nino ocean current warms the Pacific waters off the coast of Peru
Mestizos people of both Native American and European descent
Mulattoes people of both African and European descent
Market Economy decisions about production, price, and other economic factors are determined by the law of supply and demand
GDP per capita total value of goods and services produced in a country in a year, divided by the country's total population
Command economy a single central government makes economic decisions such as what to produce, how much to produce, and what price to charge
Traditional economy a system that is most often found in rural areas of less developed countries
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