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World Geography Latin American Vocabulary
Conquistador
Cultural Convergence
Tropical Storm
El Niño
Name for the spanish explorers who claimed land in the Americ…
The contact and interaction of one culture with another
A storm with winds of at least 39 miles per hour (63 km)
A warm ocean current off South America's northwestern coast t…
Conquistador
Name for the spanish explorers who claimed land in the Americ…
Cultural Convergence
The contact and interaction of one culture with another
45 terms
Unit 3 Latin American Vocabulary - World Geography
Basin
Pampas
Patagonia
Atacama Desert
a river basin is and area drained by a river and all of its t…
a vast area of grassland and rich soil in south-central South…
a region of South America - mostly in Argentina
an arid region in northern Chile
Basin
a river basin is and area drained by a river and all of its t…
Pampas
a vast area of grassland and rich soil in south-central South…
10 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
NAFTA
Poverty
Rural
Urban
North American Free Trade Agreement
Being extremely poor
An area that is densely populated
An area that is highly populated
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement
Poverty
Being extremely poor
15 terms
World geography: Latin American
NAFTA
Colonialism
Climograph
El nino
The north american free trade agreement-is an agreement amoun…
The policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political…
A graph that depicts the annual cycle of temperature and rain…
An irregularly occurring and complex series of climatic chang…
NAFTA
The north american free trade agreement-is an agreement amoun…
Colonialism
The policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political…
27 terms
World Geography-Latin American Countries
Mexico
Belize
Guatemala
El Salvador
Mexico
Belize
41 terms
World geo Latin american (Phu)
Caribbean
Canopy
5 layer of the forest
3 Mountain layers
West indies
Dense foliage at top of rain forest
Emergent layer, canopy layer, understory layer, immature laye…
Tierra caliente (hot), tierra remplada (temperate), tierra fr…
Caribbean
West indies
Canopy
Dense foliage at top of rain forest
10 terms
World History: Latin American Revolution
Map of Latin Americas
Social class system of Latin Americans
Causes of Revolutions in Latin America
Toussant L'Ouverture
Top: Peninsulares - Latin Americans born in Spain held most w…
1. Enlightenment... -Ideas like natural rights, equality, and po…
He was a self-educated, former slave, who led a slave revolt…
Map of Latin Americas
Social class system of Latin Americans
Top: Peninsulares - Latin Americans born in Spain held most w…
26 terms
Latin American Capitals - World Cultures
Panama
Mexico
Brazil
Argentina
Panama City
Mexico City
Brasilia
Buenos Aires
Panama
Panama City
Mexico
Mexico City
10 terms
World Geography: Latin American
NAFTA
Colonialism
Climograph
El nino
North American Free Trade Agreement, which phased out trade b…
The system by which countries set up colonies to secure sourc…
A graph that depicts the annual cycle of temperature and rain…
A warm ocean current off South America's northwestern coast t…
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement, which phased out trade b…
Colonialism
The system by which countries set up colonies to secure sourc…
17 terms
Latin American Revolutions Vocabulary
Latin America
Revolution
Mercantilism
Nationalism
The part of the American continents south of the United State…
A forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor…
An economic policy in which a colonial power controls trade.
Patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts
Latin America
The part of the American continents south of the United State…
Revolution
A forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Calypso
Estuary
Isthmus
A group of knotted strings used by the Incas to record inform…
A style of music that began in Trinidad and combines musical…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
Quipus
A group of knotted strings used by the Incas to record inform…
Calypso
A style of music that began in Trinidad and combines musical…
13 terms
Latin American unit vocabulary
chauvinist
stifled
virile
wane
person who thinks men are superior
to cover up or suppress
manly
to decrease slowly
chauvinist
person who thinks men are superior
stifled
to cover up or suppress
49 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Hugo Chavez
Augusto Pinochet
Junta
Line of Demarcation
Venezuelan politician and the President of Venezuela from 199…
Leader of the military junta that overthrew the socialist gov…
A government run by generals after a military takeover.
A boundary around a specific area, but is commonly used to de…
Hugo Chavez
Venezuelan politician and the President of Venezuela from 199…
Augusto Pinochet
Leader of the military junta that overthrew the socialist gov…
12 terms
Latin American Vocabulary Terms
Commonweatlh
Ecotourism
Bauxite
OPEC
an independent country or community... ie: Puerto Rico
tourism directed toward exotic, often threatened, natural env…
The principal ore of aluminum
a cartel that aims to manage the supply of oil in an effort t…
Commonweatlh
an independent country or community... ie: Puerto Rico
Ecotourism
tourism directed toward exotic, often threatened, natural env…
29 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Andes Mountains
llanos (N), cerrado(Central), pampas (S)
rain forest
slash-and-burn
mountain system on the west coast of South America
plains located in South America
wet, tropical areas covered in dense trees that are along the…
the cutting down of trees to and burning them to use as ferti…
Andes Mountains
mountain system on the west coast of South America
llanos (N), cerrado(Central), pampas (S)
plains located in South America
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Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
17 terms
Latin American Revolutions Vocabulary
Latin America
Revolution
Mercantilism
Nationalism
The part of the American continents south of the United State…
A forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor…
An economic policy in which a colonial power controls trade.
Patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts
Latin America
The part of the American continents south of the United State…
Revolution
A forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on stringsof various colors
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on stringsof various colors
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
A complicated system of knots, used in various amounts of col…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater, and…
A neck or thin stretch of land that connects two larger piece…
An armed person that takes part in irregular warfare, often r…
Quipus
A complicated system of knots, used in various amounts of col…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater, and…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Isthmus
Quipus
Estuary
Guerilla
A neck of land connecting two larger pieces of land areas
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Isthmus
A neck of land connecting two larger pieces of land areas
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck(thin stretch) of land connecting two larger places of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare,such as r…
Quipus
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerrilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colour…
a partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
a neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
an armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colour…
Estuary
a partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Qulipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
a neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
an armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Qulipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
a partially enclosed body of salty seawater and freshwater mix
a neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
an armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
a partially enclosed body of salty seawater and freshwater mix
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
Complicated system of knots ties on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin Stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
Complicated system of knots ties on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
Complicated system of knots tied on string of various colors,…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
Complicated system of knots tied on string of various colors,…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colour…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes pert in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colour…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots yurf on strings of various colors…
a partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
a neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
an armed person who takes part in irregular warfare , such as…
Quipus
complicated system of knots yurf on strings of various colors…
Estuary
a partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck(thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
an armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
a partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
a neck ( thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces o…
an armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
a partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
14 terms
Latin American Vocabulary- Central American and the Carribean
Isthmus
Archipelago
Population... Pressure
Patois
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
A group or chain of islands
The sum of factors within a population that reduce the abilit…
A dialect used in everyday speech that blends elements of sev…
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
Archipelago
A group or chain of islands
63 terms
World History Latin American Test
By the late 1700's
What was the first colony to free itse…
What was the majority of Saint Domingue?
In August 1791,
the Americas, already troubled by enlightenment ideas, were e…
French colony called Saint Domingue, known as HAITI, which oc…
500,000 enslaved Africans who lived at the bottom of society
An African Priest called BOUKMAN called for a revolution. 100…
By the late 1700's
the Americas, already troubled by enlightenment ideas, were e…
What was the first colony to free itse…
French colony called Saint Domingue, known as HAITI, which oc…
American and Latin American Revolutions- World History 7th Grade NC
Neutral
Guerilla warfare
Blockade
Patriot
taking no side in a conflict
a 'hit and run' technique used in fighting a war. Usually the…
keeping supplies or goods from coming in or out of an area
American colonist who wanted to break away from Britain
Neutral
taking no side in a conflict
Guerilla warfare
a 'hit and run' technique used in fighting a war. Usually the…
20 terms
world geography latin american questions
why is latin america called latin amer…
why do people live near volcanoes
how does these physical features (moun…
what is impressive about the size of t…
Spain and portugal settled this area
ash from the volcano provides fertile soil
> trade difficult... >transportation difficult ... >separates peopl…
they are some of the largest and longest in the world
why is latin america called latin amer…
Spain and portugal settled this area
why do people live near volcanoes
ash from the volcano provides fertile soil
37 terms
World Geo 1- Latin American Unit Vocab
Mestizo
Conquistador
Syncretism
Megacity
Refers to people of mixed indigenous and European descendent.
Spanish for "conqueror"; Spanish soldier who practiced in con…
A blending of beliefs and practices from different religions…
A great city that is made up of several large and small cities.
Mestizo
Refers to people of mixed indigenous and European descendent.
Conquistador
Spanish for "conqueror"; Spanish soldier who practiced in con…
10 terms
Latin American Vocabulary- South America
Cordillera
Quipu
Brain Drain
Uneven... Development
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
Knotted cords of various lengths and colors used by the Inca…
The loss of highly educated and skilled workers to other coun…
Condition in which some places do not benefit as much as othe…
Cordillera
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
Quipu
Knotted cords of various lengths and colors used by the Inca…
7 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Mulatos
Creoles
Peninsular
Guerilla warfare
The name was given to the Central American children who were…
Descendants of the Spanish colonizers born in America.
Colonizers born in Spain.
A way to fight a war based on mobility, on tactics of attacki…
Mulatos
The name was given to the Central American children who were…
Creoles
Descendants of the Spanish colonizers born in America.
World History/latin american words
Peninsulares
Creoles
Mestizos
Mulattos
Spanish-born, came to Latin America; ruled, highest social cl…
Descendents of Spanish-born but born in Latin America; resent…
people of Native American and European descent
Persons of mixed European and African ancestry
Peninsulares
Spanish-born, came to Latin America; ruled, highest social cl…
Creoles
Descendents of Spanish-born but born in Latin America; resent…
16 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Deforestation
Colonialism
Pre-Columbian
Conquistador
Destruction of forests
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
The term used when referring to the various cultures and civi…
A Spanish conqueror of the Americas
Deforestation
Destruction of forests
Colonialism
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
16 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Deforestation
Colonialism
Pre-Columbian
Conquistador
Destruction of forests
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
The term used when referring to the various cultures and civi…
A Spanish conqueror of the Americas
Deforestation
Destruction of forests
Colonialism
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
17 terms
World History - Chapter 20, Section 3 (Latin American Revolutions)
peninsulare
creole
mestizo
mulatto
Spanish born people who were members of the highest social cl…
European-descended Latin Americans who owned the haciendas, r…
people of Native American and European descent in Latin America
people of African and European descent in Latin America
peninsulare
Spanish born people who were members of the highest social cl…
creole
European-descended Latin Americans who owned the haciendas, r…
10 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Culture
Spatial Inequality
Urbanization
Standard of living
The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achie…
The unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
When populations of people grow, the population of a place ma…
The degree of wealth and material comfort available to a pers…
Culture
The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achie…
Spatial Inequality
The unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
21 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially closed body of water where salty seawater and fre…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially closed body of water where salty seawater and fre…
LAtin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
14 terms
World History: Latin American Rev.
Vodou/Voodoo
Maroons
Mercantilism
José Morales
Combined religion of the slaves; practiced to maintain dignit…
A small pop. of runaway slaves that went to the mountains to…
Theory that trade generates wealth; used by European nations…
Replaced Hidalgo as leader when he died
Vodou/Voodoo
Combined religion of the slaves; practiced to maintain dignit…
Maroons
A small pop. of runaway slaves that went to the mountains to…
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