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19 terms
Latin America
subsistence farming
push factors
pull factors
infrastructure
Farmers that grow enough food to feed themselves. Little is l…
negative events that push people to leave an area
Positive traits that pull people to an area
Things that contribute to making a place livable, such as sew…
subsistence farming
Farmers that grow enough food to feed themselves. Little is l…
push factors
negative events that push people to leave an area
Latin America
Latin America
Middle America
Caribbean
South America
Western hemisphere, south of US, includes nations from Mexico…
mid portion of W. hemisphere, mexico, central america
a group of islands in the caribbean sea
western hemisphere, part of the northern and southern hemisph…
Latin America
Western hemisphere, south of US, includes nations from Mexico…
Middle America
mid portion of W. hemisphere, mexico, central america
24 terms
Latin America
deforestation
economy
elevation
emigrate
clearing forests to use the area for other purposes
The ways that goods and services are produced and made availa…
The height of land above sea level
to move permanently to another country
deforestation
clearing forests to use the area for other purposes
economy
The ways that goods and services are produced and made availa…
35 terms
Latin America
deforestation
economy
elevation
emigrate
clearing forests to use the area for other purposes
The ways that goods and services are produced and made availa…
The height of land above sea level
to move permanently to another country
deforestation
clearing forests to use the area for other purposes
economy
The ways that goods and services are produced and made availa…
13 terms
Latin America
Latin
Tropics
Equator
Northern Hemisphere
Latin is a very old language that few people speak today.
Another name for the tropical zone
0 degrees latitude
the hemisphere north of the equator
Latin
Latin is a very old language that few people speak today.
Tropics
Another name for the tropical zone
39 terms
Latin America
grasslands
pampas
llanos
archipelagos
A biome dominated by grasses and associated herbaceous plants
A grasslands region in Argentina and Uruguay
plains region of eastern Colombia and western Venezuela
groups of islands
grasslands
A biome dominated by grasses and associated herbaceous plants
pampas
A grasslands region in Argentina and Uruguay
12 terms
Latin America
Tributary
Isthmus
Estuary
Pampas
A small river that flows into a larger river
A narrow piece of land that links two larger areas of land
An area where river currents and an ocean tide meet
A famous plain that covers much of Argentina and Uruguay
Tributary
A small river that flows into a larger river
Isthmus
A narrow piece of land that links two larger areas of land
9 terms
Latin America
Latino America
Latino
Hispano
Spanish
It s the group of territories and countries in the Americas (…
It is a cultural heritage used to refer to people with cultur…
They are people of colonial Spanish descent in what is today…
It is more than a language. It is a nation and ethnic group n…
Latino America
It s the group of territories and countries in the Americas (…
Latino
It is a cultural heritage used to refer to people with cultur…
34 terms
Latin America
Referred to as Latin America ... because:
Pampas importance:
Location of cold climates near ... equator:
How the Atacama Desert was ... created:
Dominant Spanish influence
a) Fertile agricultural region... b) Cattle producing region
At elevation in the Andes Mountains
1) Leeward side of Andes rain shadow... 2) Cold ocean current
Referred to as Latin America ... because:
Dominant Spanish influence
Pampas importance:
a) Fertile agricultural region... b) Cattle producing region
25 terms
Latin America
Colonialism
Communism
Dictatorship
NAFTA
Time period during which European nations claimed parts of La…
Political and economic system in which the government owns an…
Political system in which one person or a small group control…
North American Free Trade Agreement, which eliminates tariffs…
Colonialism
Time period during which European nations claimed parts of La…
Communism
Political and economic system in which the government owns an…
50 terms
Latin America
Maquiladoras
deforestation
Gross Domestic Product
smog
Foreign-owned factories located along Mexico's northern borde…
The destruction or loss of forest area
The value of all goods and services produced within a country…
A mixture of smoke, chemicals, and fog
Maquiladoras
Foreign-owned factories located along Mexico's northern borde…
deforestation
The destruction or loss of forest area
5 terms
Latin America
Quipu
Chinampas
What are the three major regions of La…
Most of Central America is made up of…
Knotted cords used for counting by the Inca.
Man-made islands used by the Aztecs to grow food.
Mexico, Central America, South America
Mountains
Quipu
Knotted cords used for counting by the Inca.
Chinampas
Man-made islands used by the Aztecs to grow food.
10 terms
Latin america
colonialism
What are some types of statistics/demo…
Which country in South America is the…
What the three Native Indian cultures…
when a nation takes over another land and enlarges its area o…
population--how many people live in the country... size (square…
Chile-Andes Mountains
I-Incas... A-Aztecs... M-Mayans
colonialism
when a nation takes over another land and enlarges its area o…
What are some types of statistics/demo…
population--how many people live in the country... size (square…
13 terms
Latin America
Import
Economy
Isthmus
Elevation
To bring products into a country to sell from another country
The ways that goods and services are produced and made availa…
A narrow strip of land that has water on both sides and joins…
The height of land above sea level
Import
To bring products into a country to sell from another country
Economy
The ways that goods and services are produced and made availa…
Latin America
Roman Catholic
1. Europeans introduced diseases like…
Incas Empire
Portuguese
A majority of people in Latin America practice this religion
Negatives effects of the Colombian exchange included...
native Indian civilization in the Andes Mountains in South Am…
What language is spoken in Brazil?
Roman Catholic
A majority of people in Latin America practice this religion
1. Europeans introduced diseases like…
Negatives effects of the Colombian exchange included...
28 terms
Latin America
Venezuela
Chile
Ecuador
Guatemala
Venezuela
Chile
6 terms
Latin America
demography
cultural diffusion
Columbian Exchange
deforestation
study of human population in terms of numbers
process of spreading cultural traits from one region to another
interchange of plants, animals, disease, people, & culture be…
clearing forests to use area for other purposes
demography
study of human population in terms of numbers
cultural diffusion
process of spreading cultural traits from one region to another
38 terms
Latin America
Mexico City
Havana
Santo Domingo
Port au Prince
Mexico City
Havana
45 terms
Latin America
Country that borders Belize and El Sal…
Country that borders the Dominican Rep…
Country that borders Honduras to the s…
Pampas
`Guatemala
Haiti
Nicaragua
Grassy plains
Country that borders Belize and El Sal…
`Guatemala
Country that borders the Dominican Rep…
Haiti
15 terms
Latin America
Isthmus
archipelago
cloud forest
ecotourism
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
group of closely located islands
moist (rainy, wet), high elevation (on high hill/mountain) tr…
the practice of using an area's natural environment to attrac…
Isthmus
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
archipelago
group of closely located islands
35 terms
Latin America
deforestation
economy
elevation
emigrate
clearing forests to use the area for other puposes
The ways that goods and services are produced and made availa…
The height of land above sea level
to move permanently to another country
deforestation
clearing forests to use the area for other puposes
economy
The ways that goods and services are produced and made availa…
15 terms
Latin America
Puerto Rico
El Yunque
Dominican Republic
Haiti
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, is a United States territory…
El Yunque National Forest, formerly known as the Luquillo Nat…
Puerto Rico
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, is a United States territory…
El Yunque
El Yunque National Forest, formerly known as the Luquillo Nat…
5 terms
Latin America
plateau
rain forest
Amazon River
isthmus
large raised area of mostly level land
dense evergreen forest that has abundant rainfall throughout…
a long river in northern South America
a narrow strip of land that has water on both sides that join…
plateau
large raised area of mostly level land
rain forest
dense evergreen forest that has abundant rainfall throughout…
100 terms
Latin America
NAFTA
Mercantilism
Mexico
Hegemony
North American Free Trade Agreement
The economic theory that trade generates wealth, dominant in…
Officially the United Mexican States. It is a federal republi…
Is the political, economic, or military predominance or contr…
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement
Mercantilism
The economic theory that trade generates wealth, dominant in…
8 terms
Latin America
Cash Crops
Campesino
Latifundia
Minifundia
crops, such as tobacco, sugar, and cotton, raised in large qu…
in Latin America, a tenant farmer or farm worker... Farm workers…
In Latin America, large agricultural estates owned by familie…
small farms that are intensively farmed by farmers to feed th…
Cash Crops
crops, such as tobacco, sugar, and cotton, raised in large qu…
Campesino
in Latin America, a tenant farmer or farm worker... Farm workers…
23 terms
Latin America
Basin
Selva
Escarpment
Favela
an area drained by a river and its tributaries
a place where there is rain forest in the Amazon Basin
a steep slope
Large slums around Brazilian cities
Basin
an area drained by a river and its tributaries
Selva
a place where there is rain forest in the Amazon Basin
15 terms
Latin America
mestizo
archipelago
Central America
isthmus
A person of mixed Spanish and Native American ancestry.
A group of many islands in a large body of water.
What region connects Mexico to South America?
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
mestizo
A person of mixed Spanish and Native American ancestry.
archipelago
A group of many islands in a large body of water.
8 terms
Latin America
Latin America
Toussaint L'Overture
Simon Bolivar
Congress of Vienna
The part of the American continents south of the United State…
Leader of the Haitian Rebellion against the French.
Leader of the revolt of South American continents against the…
Conference/Meeting that was held to restore power to the mona…
Latin America
The part of the American continents south of the United State…
Toussaint L'Overture
Leader of the Haitian Rebellion against the French.
9 terms
LATIN AMERICA
isthmus
pampas
plateau
tributary
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
grassy plains in southeastern South America
an area of high, flat land
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
pampas
grassy plains in southeastern South America
65 terms
Latin America
rain shadow
isthmus
peninsula
Archipelago
dry region on one side of a mountain range
(n) a narrow strip of land connecting two large land areas (e…
(n) a piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting…
(n) chain of islands (e.g. Bahamas, Lesser Antilles, Aleutian…
rain shadow
dry region on one side of a mountain range
isthmus
(n) a narrow strip of land connecting two large land areas (e…
12 terms
Latin America
Campesino
Criollo
Hieroglyphics
Quipu
A peasant farmer that lives in rural areas and owns small tra…
People who had Spanish parents but we're born in Latin America.
A writing system that uses signs and symbols.
Knotted strings that the Incas used to record information.
Campesino
A peasant farmer that lives in rural areas and owns small tra…
Criollo
People who had Spanish parents but we're born in Latin America.
9 terms
Latin America
Rural Decline
Spatial Inequality
Standard of Living
Urbanization
Worsening economic conditions in the countryside, including r…
The unequal distribution of wealth or resources in geographic…
The overall level of comfort and well-being of a group or a c…
The movement of people from rural to urban areas, resulting i…
Rural Decline
Worsening economic conditions in the countryside, including r…
Spatial Inequality
The unequal distribution of wealth or resources in geographic…
10 terms
Latin America
Andes
Cortez
Columbian Exchange
Encomienda
- Mountains in modern day Peru... - Home of the Incan Empire... - D…
- 1485-1547... - Spanish conquistador... - Conquered the Aztec Empi…
- Crops, animals, and disease that transferred from the New W…
A system of production in Spain's New World possessions which…
Andes
- Mountains in modern day Peru... - Home of the Incan Empire... - D…
Cortez
- 1485-1547... - Spanish conquistador... - Conquered the Aztec Empi…
6 terms
Latin America
Agriculture
Amazon River
Culture
Latin America
the business of growing crops and raising animals.
the second longest river in the world and one of its three ma…
The way of life of a group of people who share similar belief…
The parts of North and South America south of the United Stat…
Agriculture
the business of growing crops and raising animals.
Amazon River
the second longest river in the world and one of its three ma…
26 terms
Latin America
Colonization
Censorship
Colombian Exchange
Collective Economic System
Process by which a country takes control of land (a colony) a…
Suppression (elimination) of speech or other forms of public…
Sometimes called the Grand Exchange, refers to the widespread…
Economic system in which the government owns means of product…
Colonization
Process by which a country takes control of land (a colony) a…
Censorship
Suppression (elimination) of speech or other forms of public…
16 terms
Latin America
Sinkholes
Chinampas
Conquistadores
Mestizos
circular depressions caused by groundwater erosion right belo…
Raised fields constructed along lake shores in MesoAmerica to…
Spanish explorers who conquered civilizations in the New World
people of mixed Indian and European heritage, notably in Mexico
Sinkholes
circular depressions caused by groundwater erosion right belo…
Chinampas
Raised fields constructed along lake shores in MesoAmerica to…
23 terms
Latin America
absolute location
relative location
civilization
Amerindians
the position of a point on the earth's surface shown with a g…
the position of a point on the earth's surface in relation to…
an advanced culture with highly developed economic, social an…
native people living in the Americas prior to the arrival of…
absolute location
the position of a point on the earth's surface shown with a g…
relative location
the position of a point on the earth's surface in relation to…
14 terms
Latin America
plateau
volcano
adobe
fiesta
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
An opening in the surface of the earth through which lava, ga…
A brick or building material made of sun-dried earth and straw.
A celebration; a festival
plateau
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
volcano
An opening in the surface of the earth through which lava, ga…
16 terms
Latin America
sinkholes
chinampas
conquistadores
mestizos
hole caused by limestone rock caving in
Raised fields constructed along lake shores in Mesoamerica to…
Spanish explorers who conquered civilizations in the New World
people of Native American and European descent
sinkholes
hole caused by limestone rock caving in
chinampas
Raised fields constructed along lake shores in Mesoamerica to…
36 terms
Latin America
Cape Horn
Mountain range in South America
Mountain range in Mexico
man-made river which connects the Cari…
southern tip of South America
Andes
Sierra Madres
Panama Canal
Cape Horn
southern tip of South America
Mountain range in South America
Andes
62 terms
Latin America
1. land bridge
2. seismic
3. vertical climate zone
4. mestizo
A stripe of land that connects two larger landmasses together…
Related to measurements of an earthquake
Climate zones that occurs as elevation increases within it's…
The mix of indigenous and European descent
1. land bridge
A stripe of land that connects two larger landmasses together…
2. seismic
Related to measurements of an earthquake
34 terms
Latin America
Land Bridge
Seismic
Vertical Climate Zone
Mestizo
Bridge that joins two large pieces of land enabling migration
Pertaining to a an earthquake
A climate zone that changes as the elevation changes
A person that has both indigenous & European descent
Land Bridge
Bridge that joins two large pieces of land enabling migration
Seismic
Pertaining to a an earthquake
20 terms
Latin America
isthmus
treaty
conquistador
mestizo
a narrow strip of land that has water on both sides/joins 2 l…
an agreement in writing made between 2 or more countries
16th century conquerors working for the Spanish gov. who were…
a person of mixed spanish and native American ancestry
isthmus
a narrow strip of land that has water on both sides/joins 2 l…
treaty
an agreement in writing made between 2 or more countries
Latin America
Culture
Spatial Inequality
Urbanization
Standard of Living
the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achie…
is the unequal amounts of qualities or resources and services…
is a word for becoming more like a city. When populations of…
the degree of wealth and material comfort available to a pers…
Culture
the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achie…
Spatial Inequality
is the unequal amounts of qualities or resources and services…
21 terms
Latin America set 1
cash crops
exports
EL Salvador
tierra caliente
crops grown by other farmers to sell to others
products that are sold to other countries
smallest of all the Central American countries
Spanish, for hot country
cash crops
crops grown by other farmers to sell to others
exports
products that are sold to other countries
52 terms
Latin America
Mexico
Guatemala
Honduras
Belize
Number 7
Number 4
Number 5
Number 1
Mexico
Number 7
Guatemala
Number 4
34 terms
Latin America
Land bridge
Seismic
Vertical Climate... Zone
Mestizo
a strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling…
relating to or caused by an earthquake
a climate zone that occurs as elevation increases, with its o…
refers to people of mixed indigenous and European descent
Land bridge
a strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling…
Seismic
relating to or caused by an earthquake
11 terms
Latin America
Latin America
Middle America
Central America
South America
Latin America
Middle America
33 terms
Latin America
Rio Grande
Andes Mountains
Machu Picchu
Aconcagua
1,885 miles... 3rd longest river in the US ... Border between Mexic…
4,500 miles long... Longest mountain ranges... One of the highest... P…
Cuzco region of Peru... High in Andes ... Incan Civilization
22,841 feet... Andes highest peak
Rio Grande
1,885 miles... 3rd longest river in the US ... Border between Mexic…
Andes Mountains
4,500 miles long... Longest mountain ranges... One of the highest... P…
23 terms
Latin America
Basin
Selva
Escarpment
Favela
an area drained by a river and its tributaries
a place where there is rain forest in the Amazon Basin
a steep slope
Large slums around Brazilian cities
Basin
an area drained by a river and its tributaries
Selva
a place where there is rain forest in the Amazon Basin
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