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  1. Machismo
  2. Amazon River
  3. Carnival
  4. Urban Civilization
  5. Nester Kirchner
  1. a the longest river in South America, flowing from the Andes Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, located primarily across Brazil
  2. b A Brazilian holiday/festival that occurs four days before Lent in Rio de Janeiro.
  3. c KEY VALUE: a social ethic that honored male strength, courage, aggressiveness, assertiveness, and cunning
  4. d civilization living in the cities
  5. e Former president of Argentina, died Oct 27, 2010

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Chile. In 1973 he overthrew the government and most of the government was murdered. Over 15 years, he led a reign of terror. He dissolved congress, and banned other political parties, and over 85,000 citizens were murdered and others were tortured. And in 1989, he was voted out of office but still remained a military leader. He also wrote the Amnesty Law of 1978, exculpates any person who committed crimes between Sept. 11, 1973-March 10, 1978. He was arrested in the UK by a Spanish judge and died while under house arrest in Chile in 2006.
  2. Because of its long, narrow profile and position adjacent to the Pacific Ocean and Andes Mountains, Chile has a unique topography and climate. Northern Chile is home to the Atacama Desert, which has one of the lowest rainfall totals in the world.

    By contrast, Santiago, is located midway along Chile's length and lies in a Mediterranean temperate valley between the coast mountains and the Andes. Santiago itself has hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The southern inland portion of the country is covered with forests while the coast is a maze of fjords, inlets, canals, peninsulas and islands. The climate in this area is cold and wet.
  3. only English speaking country
  4. current president of Chile
  5. He was the first to prove that the new world really was a distinct landmass, separate from Asia. After sailing around the southern tip of South America he sailed westward acrosst he Pacific and reached the Philippine Islands, claiming them for Spain. Killed there.

5 True/False questions

  1. FARC...

          

  2. FavelasHe was the first to prove that the new world really was a distinct landmass, separate from Asia. After sailing around the southern tip of South America he sailed westward acrosst he Pacific and reached the Philippine Islands, claiming them for Spain. Killed there.

          

  3. Lula...

          

  4. Rio de Janeirocult leader who founded a colony in Guyana, a suicide-murder spree in a jungle religious commune, founded by Rev. Jim Jones, took the lives of about 900 members of the San Francisco-based People's Temple.
    Jonestown cult

          

  5. RANCHITOSKEY VALUE: a social ethic that honored male strength, courage, aggressiveness, assertiveness, and cunning