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SS6G4 Vocabulary Terms Latin American Culture

These are terms students will be tested on. These terms go along with standard SS6G4.
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Mestizos
Most of the people in Venezuela are this ethnic group. These people are the offspring of the Europeans and the Native Americans.
Roman Catholic
The main religion of people from Latin America and the Caribbean.
Santeria
a religion that developed from the beliefs and customs of natives of Latin America and incorporating some elements of the Roman Catholic religion
Latin America
The countries of the Western Hemisphere south of the United States, especially those speaking Spanish, Portuguese, or French.
Western Hemisphere
the hemisphere that includes North America and South America
Ethnic Group
A group of people characterized by their ethnicity. For example African American, Caucasian, or Hispanic.
Literate
the ability to read and write
Literacy Rate
the percentage of people with the ability to read and write in a country.
Standard of Living
the economic level achieved by a person,family, or country
poverty
the state of being extremely poor.
Mulattoes
People of African and European descent

Brazil, Dominican Republic, and Cuba have populations.
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