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Peru has a long rich...
Contains (what type of Spaniards)...
What continent is Peru located on...
indigenous people of panama
What are the Indians of Peru called
What do indigenous people feel...
feel they are heirs to the Incan empire and do not agree to change.
What does "Peru" mean...
land of abundance
what is the location of Peru...
central west of South America
What is Peru's borders
Where is Lima located in Peru
on the coast
Lima is how far from the Pacific Coast
How much of the pop. lives in Lima?
1/3 of pop.
How much of the pop. live on the coast?
2/3 of pop.
How many regions does Peru have?
How is the western coast like?
Central Andes is the what of Peru?
Other than the Andes what also does Peru have, geographically?
snow cap volcanos
What was discovered in the ground?
What is a strong southern current and comes around Christmas?
El Nino(with a tilde on the 2nd n)
How many people where in Peru in the year 2000?
Indigenous people's pop. in the 1500's was...
Over the last____ years the Indigenous people have again gotten close to the 12 million pop.
What is the 4 major ethnic groups?
White, Mestiso, Indians, and Afro-Peruvians
What is the percentages of each group on #24
White-10%, Mestiso-40%, Indians-45%, Afro-Peruvians-5%
What type of president was elected in Peru? The ethnicity?
Japanese-Peruvian(of entire pop. less than 5%).
What are the two national languages?
Spanish and Quechua
What does each area do with the different languages they speak?
they combine them
What is the 2nd indigenous language?
When the Incan's were taken over, what were they forced to do?
to speak their language
Why would they make them speak the new language?
communication and control
Quechua was a form or sign of...
rebellion or resistance
Who else has had their effect on the language...
The language is _____ in ______ areas.
Macho Picchu is how high up? And it is a ___ to the people.
8000 ft. up/ symbolism/ proud of the nation and mountain
Lake Titicaca contains what?
Island of the Sun
Island of the Sun is _____ _____ in the lake.
Island of the Sun contains a _______ with religious _____ and ____.
temple/servants and women(nun)
What 3 things do the people hold in high regard, sacred?
Flag, national anthem, and national coat of arms.
What have the Indians faced?
Even after they gained independence from Spain they still got what?
Treated the same with discrimination
Indians are portrayed as ____ and _______.
stupid and ignorant
What type of labor or jobs do most Indians get?
rough labor, jobs.
People move into the amazon to get oil and colonize the amazon, what happens to the amazon?
How many amazon groups are there?
Incans or Indians are on the very edge of what?
Who else get rough labor or jobs?
Who gets known for their athletic ability in soccer?
What two groups of immigrants do not mix well with the rest of the people?
Chinese and Japanese Peruvians
Peru is known for their
What is their main two foods?
Soup and rice
Odd dish they are also know for...
Tripe casserole (2nd cow stomach)
What is their known alcoholic beverage made from?
maze or corn
What other animal do they eat that most people do not eat?
when they celebrate they
eat and drink a lot
During summer solstice they
eat a lot of meat
During holy week they...
eat no meat but instead they eat seafood.
The Spanish word for Summer Solistice is_______.