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Latin America (Culture)

9 grade
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Lauren Kennedy

on 29 February 2016

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Transcript of Latin America (Culture)

HISTORY
LANGUAGE
ART
FAMILY
SPORT
Mayan Descent
Guatemala
PEOPLE
2/3 Mestizo
Costa Rica
Melano
Cuba
Cuba
Caribbean
African descent
Caribbean
of
CENTRAL AMERICA
Spanish
English (dialects)
Patios- Jamaican dialect
Cuban
Caribbean
Guatemala
Jamaicana
Nicaragua
Honduras
Venezuela
Cubana
MATRIARCHAL:
woman is the head of the family.
FUTBOL
baseball (Dominican Republic)
volleyball
Melano
Mestizo
blend of African & European
blend of Indiegnous & European
PEOPLE of SOUTH AMERICA
Peru
Chile
Bolivia
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Argentine Tango
Sports/Leisure
Futbol
LANGUAGE
HISTORY
- original people, or of descent of original people.
What does indigenous mean?
350 Indigenous groups
Democracy
Dictatorship
Colonized
Conquistadors
Gold & Silver
Quippa (used for record keeping)
Machu Picchu
Incans- Cuzco
Agricultural societies
ENTERTAINMENT
PEOPLE OF MEXICO
HISTORY
LANGUAGE
RELIGION
Roman Catholic
Spanish
SPORTS
Futbol (soccer)
Bull fighting
Bull jumping
MUSIC
Spanish
Indegenous Languages
Economy
77% of people live in cities
EXPORT goods to other countries
-bananas
-sugarcane
-coffee
Campesinos (farm workers)
Latifundia (large estates owned by wealthy)
Minfundia (small lots of land)
- causes workers to leave for the city to find a better life.
Most of Latin America are
Free trade zones
(manufactoring plants built by the U.S. or Europeans)
Maquiladories
working toward greater manufacturing/technology use
developing countries
Environment
Reforestation
Slash&Burn Farming
Deforestation
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