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Bolivia!

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Transcript of Bolivia!

B
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Argentina
Paraguay
Peru
Chile
Brazil
Bolivia=Middle of South
America (heart)
Bolivia
Flag!
Katherine Moreno
Famous Bolivian~
Surrounding Countries
Drinks~
mocochinchi
(boiled peaches and cinnamon)
Foods~
Potatoes (most meals)
-Popular snacks-
Salteñas
(pastries filled with spicy meat+vegetables)
Empanadas
(pastry filled with meat or cheese)
-Lunch is the largest meal of the day (long time/Not rushed)
-Breakfast (usually)=coffee+bread (small)
-Hot sauce (
llajua
)=makes food spicy (popular)
Popular Foods and Drinks
95%-Roman Catholic
5% Protestant
Most=roman catholic
No official state religion
Evangelical Methodists, Jehovah’s Witnesses, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints=Protestant Bolivians
Youth=not as dedicated as their parents to religion
Religion-
By: Kate Clarkson
Period: 3
Current Leader
Population
About- 11,218,000
Climate

Opposite Seasons
Summer=Rainy (Deciembre-Marzo)
Winter=Dry, clear blue skies ( Junio-Septiembre)
Southern Hemisphere
Major Land formations
Culture!
Currency-Boliviano
Famous Landmarks-
Music!
Dance!
Holiday~
Birth Date~
Altiplano (High Plateau)
-Highest inhabited
-Valleys =
Las Yungas
(warm lands)
Andes Mountains

Plains Region = very flat
North = Tropical Rainforests' (Amazon Basin)
South = Grasslands
Food grown in gentle hills, mountain valleys, forests
Geography!
Map!
Alacitas
~festival of abundance
La fiesta es el vienteicuarto de enero.
Lasts 3 weeks
Celebrating
Ekeko
=God (abundance+good luck)
~Keeps away misfortune
~Brings wealth
~Found in Bolivian homes (doll)
-Make Ekeko dolls
-tie miniature items to doll
-obtain item in next year
Witches' Market


poor country
Trouble selling goods to other countries
poverty
1.00 Boliviano=$0.14

Famous because.....
Occupation!
Works Cited~
http://online.culturegrams.com/kids/kids_country_sub_categories.php?contid=7&wmn=South_America&cid=76&cn=Bolivia&KidsSubCatID=1
http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/flags/countrys/samerica/bolivia.htm

http://themoneyconverter.com/BOB/USD.aspx

http://www.boliviabella.com/famous-athletes.html

http://www.touropia.com/tourist-attractions-in-bolivia/

http://www.visitbolivia.net/bolivia-guide/bolivian-dress.html

http://www.biography.com/people/evo-morales-37952

http://www.10-facts-about.com/Bolivia/id/884
zampoñas
quenas
quenachos
toyos
Woodwind=
folk music
love dance to/play folk music
Caporales (dance)
zanas
rondadores
Stringed Instruments=
guitars
charangos
ronrocos
Proffessional Swimmer
Competing - 11+ years old
about 1,014 medals
126 national speed records
Qualified 3 times for Olympics
Currently~
Swim Instructor
Swim Coach
El cumpleanos de Katherine Moreno es el cuartro de mayo (1974)
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Salar de Uyuni
-Flattest places
-Prehistoric Lakes
-4,000 square-mile salt flat
Tiwanaku
-Inca Empire
-Top Tourist Attraction
-Architectural Achievement

Lake Titicaca
-popular vacation
-near Tiwanaku
-largest lake (South America)
(tourist attraction)
“City of Four Names”
-Charcas, La Plata, Chuquisaca, Sucre
Founded 1500s Spanish colonials
Important historical buildings

Cerro Rico, Potosi
-silver
-tin mined
-“rich mountain”
-Near city of Potosí
Reserva Eduardo Avaroa
-National Reserve
-protect vicuna+llareta plant+ other endangered species
-unusual landscapes
-salt flats
-rainbow-colored mineral lakes
-Too harsh for humans
Yungas Road
-Most Dangerous Road
- from La Paz-Amazon rainforest
-Dangerous for vehicles
(not mountain bikers)
Traditional
Fashion!
41 years old!
Boys/Men:
Girls/ Women:
Similar to Peru
Variations within Country
pollera=colorful, layered,
pleated skirt
(symbol) women proud of
their native heritage/roots
manta=shawl usually worn with pollera (brightly colored+silky)
Leg warmers
Bombin/Bowler hat (19th century Europe)
Worn on special occassions
White cotton trousers
Often homemade
Brightly colored ponchos
Chulla
(woolen cap)
Sandals or Barefoot
Interesting Facts!!!!
Quiz!
Mi pais es Bolivia.
Los colores de la bandera son
rojo
,
amarillo
, y
verde
.
La capital es Sucre.
El l der es Evo Morales
Ella es atletica.
El cumpleanos de Evo Morales es el veinteiseis de octubre. (1959)
1 of the wettest countries in the world (about 5000mm a year)
36 different native cultures
Most isolated Latin Americian country
August 6th is the 'National Day' in Bolivia (Like our 4th of July)
Soybeans, coffee, cotton, coca, corn, sugarcane, potatoes, rice and timber=main farming products
World's biggest butterfly sanctuary
30 official languages
Sucre is known as the highest leveled administrative capital city in the world.
Name 4 main farming products.
Describe what women or girls traditionally wear.
What are the three colors of the Bolivian flag in spanish?
What kind of leader is Evo Morales?
President
What is the most popular religion in Bolivia?
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