Chapter 7 (Central America and the Caribbean) from People, Place, and Change
organizations owned by and operated for their members
calypso and reggae
types of Caribbean music
Cuba's capital and largest city
mixes traditional African religions with Catholicism
conflict between two or more groups within a country
Central American country with a long history of democratic, stable governments
small tree on which the cocoa bean grows
aluminum ore found in large reserves in Jamaica
Four large islands in the Caribbean archipelago
Tropical storms that bring heavy rain, high seas, and violent winds
many of these left Haiti and Cuba for the United States
Since 1959 Cuba has supported these movements that attempt to overthrow other governments
Mangoes, rice, yams, and okra are popular in the
After it gained independence in 1981, British Honduras changed its name to this
Both El Salvador and Nicaragua are rebuilding after lenthy _________
controlled much of Central America from the 1500s until 1821
Largest ethnic group in Central America
High-elevation, very wet tropical forests that contain a wide variety of plants and animals
the most important industry in the Caribbean
The Caribbean islands have tropical savanna and _________ climates.
commonwealth of the United States
The island of Puerto Rico is a __________________
The religion of most people in Central America
The country with the smallest population in Central America
Christopher Columbus named the Caribbean islands
Has a poor relationship with the US
Central America and the Caribbean do not have this weather problem
Central America is located on _________________
the largest country in Central America
Of the following, this is not a Caribbean island: Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, or Cuba
Of the following, which is not an important crop in the Caribbean: sugarcane, coffee, corn or bananas?
a group of islands
The most populous country in Central America. Almost half of its people are Indians.
It is the poorest country in the Americas. It has many people living there.
Since the early 1960's the US government has banned trade with this country. US citizens are not allowed to travel there.
The Sandinistas overthrew this country's dictator and then ruled the country for many years. Today the country is a democracy.
This country controls a canal that links the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean.
leader of Cuba
a person who rules a country with complete authority
type of banana used in cooking
person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as raids