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Spanish Avancemos 2 Unit 4 Culture
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tamales, enchiladas, tocas
el peso mexicano
espanol, maya, y otras lenguas indigenas
What is the state of Oaxaca famous for?
for historial and archiological sites
what percent of the people speak Mayan?
What else is Oaxaca famous for?
for sour homemade chocolate, fabrics, and black ceramic
When is the Mexican independance day?
About how many years ago did the people shout for freedom from Spain?
What does "El Grito de la Indepencia"
"The Shout for Independance"
Who were two famous Mexican painters and what did they paint?
Frida Khalo y Diego Rivera
-Frida: mixed reality and fanatsy; bizarre paintings always included her and something weird in background
-Diego (her husband): painted murals with a political and cultural theme
-Both: focused on Mexican Identity
What was the volcano located in Mexico that slowly erupted for 9 years?
Las Ruinas de la iglesia en San Juan Parangaricutiro
What was the Nicaraguan volcano that quickly erupted and left behind footprints?
Alguanas Huellas de Acahualinca
Who was Alfredo Zalce Torres?
a painter who painted murals with people, landscapes, and culture from his state, Morelia. One of his murals in the state's capital covers 15 walls and tells 500 years of Morelia.
What is "Una leyenda mazateca: El fuego y el tlacuache"
a Mexican legend that tells the story of how the people received fire and the possum has a hairless tail
What are the people of Oaxaca called and what does it mean?
means: people of the deer
What is the name of the Mayan and Aztec language and what words come from it?
Nahuatl- chocolate, tomate, chile
What is the name of the Inca language and what words come from it?
Quechua-llama, pampa, papa
What language did the volcano's name, Ixtaccihuatl (sleeping woman), come from?
Aztec and Mayan language, Nahuatl
What language did "Guagua Pichincha" (baby) come from?
Inca language, Quechua
Describe Mexico's flag.
green, white, red; seal with a snake, eagle, lake, and cactus
What is Mexico built on?
on Mayan ruins
National Museum of Archeology and Antropology...
what does it display? Describe the walls.
displays MesoAmerican art, artifacts, and other forms of culture.
walls are engraved with peotry and art.
What does the Chapultepec Museum have?
museum, lake, zoo, amusement park, castle, museum
What can you find at the Toltec People's capital, Tula?
15 ft tall statues of warriors with a butterfly emblem
Describe the ancient ballfields/ballgames played in Mexico.
played with a heavy rubber ball; used hips and all parts but hands and feet; played with 2-3 people today
What is Oaxaca based on?
the ancient civilization of the zapotecas
how old are the Zapotecan ruins in Oaxaca and what kind of ruins are there?
1,300 years old; ballfields, plaza, palace, temples, buildings
What does "guelaguetza" mean and how does this describe the Oaxacan people?
means gift in zapoteca; the people were loving and giving
Why are the Ecuador people an international example for others?
they kept customs and survived in modern culture while still earning money (by selling colorful fabrics and designs in US, Europe, and Latin America) and prospering economically
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