S.S. Latin America Test

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What are the four major parts of Latin America

Mexico,South America,Caribbean Island,Central America

Why is the Carribean islands called the west indies

Because when english settlers were tring to come to india they hit the carribbean islands and thought they were the india

where does latin america get the latin

because most of the languages spoken are based on the dead language latin

what are the four major groups in Latin america in the past

omelec,maya,aztec,inca

which was the first civilisation in the americas in 1200 bc

omelecs

what were the omelecs nown for

they were known for there sculptures and jewls

who lived in the yucatan peninsela

the maya

what was the mayas major focas

religon

what did the mayas make that help the world greatly

the 365 day calender

who built the dranage system t o lead water away

omelec

which tribe lasted the longest in south america

omelec

who built large temples out of stone in the shape of pyrimides

mayans

wich tribe made there own form of hyroglifics

mayans

when did the mayan empire decline

900 a.d.

what did the aztecs call themselves

mexica

who called the aztec the aztec

spanish

where did the aztec build there capital city

where mexico city is today

who is empire was were peru is today

inca

where did the incas live

in the mountines of the andes

what was the mmost famouse city in the incan territory

machu pechu

who deafeted the incas and what did they want

the spanish gold silver

what is conquestidors translated mean

conqeures

what were the tthree g's that the europeans came to latin america

god gold and glory

why was god in the 3 g's

because they wanted to spread chritianity to the pagan life

why was gold in the 3 g's

because they wanted to use the incredible resources there

why was glory in the 3 g's

to become famouse

what was the major thing other than war that killed the natives

small pockes

what are the 4 main languages spoken in latin america

english,spanish,french,and portegese

what reiligon did the europeans bring over

roman cathlic

what is the offical language of mexico

spanish

what percentige of mexicans live in urban areas

75%

what are the 3 main problems in mexico today

overpopulation and poverty and pollution

how many countries are in central america

7

what is central america

isthmus

where is central america above

2 tectonic plates

what is the climate of central america

troppical

how many archipelegoes make up the carribean

3

what are the 3 archipelgos that make up the carribean

the bahamas the greater antilies and the lesser antilies

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