picture made with small pieces of colored stone, glass, shell, or tile
artwork painted directly on a wall
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus's voyages.
floating farming islands Aztecs used
knotted cords of various lengths and colors used by the Inca to keep financial records
Where do most South American population live?
Along the coast
Most Maya descendants live in
Mexico and Central America
In Cuba people must buy homes directly from ____.
Voodoo is a religion practiced by the _____.
Why has much of the Mexican rural population moved to cities?
limited agricultural lands
Which Caribbean countries have political links to the US.
Puerto Rico and some of Virgin Islands
Major challenges of Latin America mega cities are what?
Very crowded and compact, high pollution, too many people and less jobs, poor housing
Are small farms where the food is produced just for family use
Internet access in Latin America
It was too expensive
in Mexico a manufacturing plant set up by a foreign firm
Due to leaching, slash-and-burned farmland losses its fertility
large, mechanized farms