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World Geo. Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Eustaury
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
a partially enclosed body of water where freshwater and saltw…
a neck of land that connects to large land masses.
an armed person who takes part in irregular warfare.
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Eustaury
a partially enclosed body of water where freshwater and saltw…
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
5 terms
World Geo Latin American Cities
Mexico City
Santiago
Buenos Aires
Rio de Janero
Mexico City
Santiago
World History | Latin American Revolutionaries
Simón Bolívar
Ernesto "Che" Guevara
Francisco de Miranda
Bernardo O'Higgins
Known as the "The Liberator," he was the first president of G…
He took a motorcycle journey across South America in his yout…
He was called "El Precursor," and Bolívar wrote him off as a…
He was of Irish descent and the Supreme Director of Chile.
Simón Bolívar
Known as the "The Liberator," he was the first president of G…
Ernesto "Che" Guevara
He took a motorcycle journey across South America in his yout…
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…
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
World Geography-Latin American Countries
Mexico
Belize
Guatemala
El Salvador
Mexico
Belize
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…
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
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 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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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
26 terms
World Geography-Latin+South American Countries
Mexico
Belize
Guatemala
El Salvador
Mexico
Belize
Latin American Test World Ge
The Islands of the Caribbean are made…
A narrow piece of the land that connec…
what Latin America hat are the largest…
The large plains that stretch through…
Coral
Isthmus
Andes
Pampas
The Islands of the Caribbean are made…
Coral
A narrow piece of the land that connec…
Isthmus
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
42 terms
world geo latin american test
south, central, carribean
mexico
andes mountains
argentina
what 3 areas does latin america include?
what is the largest country in middle america?
what is the mountain range located in western south america?
where is patagonia located?
south, central, carribean
what 3 areas does latin america include?
mexico
what is the largest country in middle america?
Latin American Vocabulary Ornelas
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…
25 terms
Latin American World Geo Test
Indigenous
Creole
Mullatos
Hispaniola
Native
a person of mixed European and black descent, especially in t…
a person of mixed white and black ancestry
Cuba and the Dominican Republic
Indigenous
Native
Creole
a person of mixed European and black descent, especially in t…
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…
armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as raids
quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
estuary
a partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Latin-American Vocabulary
Quipas
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…
Quipas
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
5 terms
World 2 Latin American Revolution
Francois-toussiant
Simon Bolivar
Miguel Hidalgo
Jose Marie Morelos
Led the revolution in Haiti, former slave
A creole from Venezuela, led colonies to independence, called…
Leader of the revolt in Mexico, fought against the Spanish, c…
fought against the Spanish, catholic priest
Francois-toussiant
Led the revolution in Haiti, former slave
Simon Bolivar
A creole from Venezuela, led colonies to independence, called…
World civ Latin American philosophers
Simon Bolivar
Jose de san Martin
Miguel Hidalgo
Jose Morelos
Brilliant general from venezuela that liberated south america…
General from argentina who liberated argentina
Priest, mexican independence fighter, lead the early movement
Priest, mexican independence leader from 1812-15
Simon Bolivar
Brilliant general from venezuela that liberated south america…
Jose de san Martin
General from argentina who liberated argentina
14 terms
World History - Latin American Rev
Peninsulares
Creoles
Mestizo
Mulatto
Spanish from spain, highest
Spanish born in the colonies, second highest
Half white half native american, higher than mulatto
Half white half black, below mestizo
Peninsulares
Spanish from spain, highest
Creoles
Spanish born in the colonies, second highest
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…
World cultures Latin American countries
Bahamas
Paraguay
French Guiana
Mexico
Nassau
Asuncion
Cayenne
Mexico City
Bahamas
Nassau
Paraguay
Asuncion
WORLD CULTURES LATIN AMERICAN VOCAB
Cordillera
Altiplano:
Escarpment:
Llano:
parallel ranges in the Andes Mtns
High Plain
steep cliff or slope
vast grasslands of Colombia and Venezuela
Cordillera
parallel ranges in the Andes Mtns
Altiplano:
High Plain
32 terms
Latin American Vocabulary
Aztec Civilization
Aztec Civilization
Aztec Civilization
Aztec Civilization
located in Central and Southern Mexico
agriculture based on fishing and trade
capitol city is Tenochtitlan
credited for discovery of chocolate
Aztec Civilization
located in Central and Southern Mexico
Aztec Civilization
agriculture based on fishing and trade
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