plains of the Amazon Basin
Where is Latin America?
Across many degrees of latitude on both sides of the equator
Desert in Northern Chile
Highly advanced civilization
What kind of farming did the Incas do?
How did the Incas water their plants?
How do Native people clear fields?
Who was the first president in 71 years who wasn't a PRI candidate? What year was he elected?
Vicente Fox, 2000
What did the Spanish bring?
Language, Catholic religion, diseases
people of mixed Spanish and Native American heritage
Factories in northern Mexico that produce goods for export
Agreement between the U.S, Canada, and Mexico
What does NAFTA stand for?
North American Free Trade Agreement
a place from which important ideas are spread
In the Andes Mountains
Who conquered the Incas?
Francisco Pizzaro and his men
Where is South America mainly populated?
Around its edge
Different cultures living near but not combining
Region's greatest success story? Why?
Chile; Booming economy, good education system
What do rivers do?
more than 1000 provide hydroelectric power
Why aren't the rivers very useful?
Wide Range of plant and animal species
What come from the rainforest?
An organization agrees to pay a certain amount of a government's debt in return for protection of the rain forest.
Where is capehorn, orninoco river, panama, mexico, carribean sea, columbia, venezuela, greater antilles, Falkland Island, Amazon basin, and galapogos islands?