Transcript: Central America consists of eight contries: Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Coasta Rica, and Panama. Guatemala The capital of Guatemala is Guatemala City. Belize The capital of Belize is Belmopan. Honduras The capital of Honduras is Tegucigalpa. El Salvador The capital of El Salvador is San Salvador. Nicaragua The capital of Nicaragua is Monagua. Coasta Rica The capital of Coasta Rica is San Jose. Panama The capital of Panama is Panama City. http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/SouthAmericaCapitals.html Countries and Capitals of Central America
Transcript: Panama Canal The Panama Canal is man-made and was created in the 19th century. The Panama Canal is no longer under Spanish control and is now controlled by the country of Panama. Latitude: 9° 19' 60 N, Longitude: 79° 55' 0 W Americans flooded to Central America to help dig the canal in an attempt to find more gold. Tegucigalpa Rich city life, full of culture and festivities. Rich with several large depostis of silver. 1,000 miles above sea level. Belize Belize has a good relationship with the U.S. and many of the natives from Belize live in the U.S. today. Once were colonies under control by the british. Originally occupied by ancient Mayan civilazations. Home to the Lighthouse Reef. Nicaraqua "Pan de tres leches"
Transcript: Costa Rica Capital: SAN JOSE EXPORTS medical equipment, bananas, pineapples, coffee, melons, and sugar IMPORTS (other than consumer goods) Petroleum Known for fertile land in agriculture, and natural resources such as hydroelectric power Mounteverde FUN FACTS! There are 800 miles of coastline in Costa Rica between the Pacific and Caribbean coasts. There are more than 121 volcanic formations in Costa Rica, and seven of them are active. Costa Ricans refer to themselves as Ticos (males) or Ticas (females). Costa Rica is home to more than 5% of the world’s wildlife, even though its landmass is only .03% of the planet's surface Famous People Francisco Amighetti- Artist Franklin Chang Diaz- Astronaunt Claudia and Silvia Poll- Olympic Medalists Guatemala Capital: Guatemala City Population: 6,059,000 Panama Capital: Panama City Constitutional Democracy Culture Belize Capital: Belmopan Currency: Belizean Dollar Interesting Facts Famous People Marion Jones - gold medal olympic runer Milton Palacio - NBA Honduras Capital: Tegucigalpa Population: 7.48 million Honduras is a Presidential Representative Democratic Republic Government Holidays Dia de Lempria (July 20) Imports: machinery and transport equipment, industrial raw materials, chemical products and fuels. Bay Islands FUN FACTS! Columbus discovered Honduras. And when he set foot on ground his first words were: “Thank God we got out these great depths!” Honduras‘ literal meaning is: Great Depths. More than 50% of the population is below poverty. http://www.aboututila.com/PhotoGallery/NoJo/Photos/Sandy-Bay-01.jpg 200 islands. Imports: petroleum and other minerals, cereals, chemicals, iron and steel, machinery and transport equipment, food and live animals, consumer goods http://www.state.gov/p/wha/ci/pm/ Kaylee Sawyer Dylan Fair Bethany Skellington Cody Holcomb http://www.state.gov/p/wha/ci/ho/ http://www.foei.org/en/resources/publications/annual-report/2007/images/honduras_climate.jpg/image_preview Temperate "The Blue Hole" Music Tazumal http://www.aboututila.com/Photos/Lempira-1.jpg St. Peter and St. Paul's Day: June 29th Famous People: Independence Day (September 19) Holidays Mayan Ruins Famous People Fast Facts: Salvadoran colón Currency: Lempira International famous Honduras painters, Velasquez and Zelaya Sierra. Imports: food, machinery, chemicals, and tobacco. Exports: cane sugar, bananas, clothing, molasses, and oil. Food Food Holidays: Holy Week March or April Labour Day May 1 Teachers’ Day June 22 Feast of the Saviour of the World August 1 to 6 Independence Day September 15 Day of the Race October 12 Day of the Deceased November 2 Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe December 12 Tropical Climate Climate Exports: bananas, shrimp, sugar, coffee, clothing Art and Food: Places to Visit Ricardo Arjona - singer/songwriter (cc) image by nuonsolarteam on Flickr Exports: coffee, textiles and garments, sugar, shrimp, footwear, pharmaceuticals Juan Santamaria Day : April 11 Only jaguar preserve in the world. http://www.state.gov/p/wha/ci/bh/ Justin Pasek Resources Ruben Blades http://lh4.ggpht.com/_B3WOGui6R7Q/TT0rQYLdYZI/AAAAAAAACOY/iMh2vq_MkgQ/coffeemarketnews_088_800x533.jpg Climate: The first humans entered Panama at least 10,000 years ago. Education is compulsory for 6 years and is provided free by the government through the university level. Panama has one of the highest literacy rates in the region, 97 percent. CURRENCY Democracy (Human Rights) President: Laura Chinchilla - Strengthening Security - Improving Infrastructure - Better Living Conditions for children Christmas:December 25th Climate: Tropical with wet and dry seasons Place to Visit: St. Joseph's Day: March 19th http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/camerica.htm Carlos “El Pescadito”" Ruiz - soccer player Temperate http://www.lonelyplanet.com/maps/central-america/honduras/map_of_honduras.jpg Luis Gonzalez Palma - photographer Parliamentary Democracy. Legislative, judiciary, and executive. United Democratic Party (UDP), People's United Party (PUP), National Alliance for Belizean Rights (NABR), National Reform Party (NRP), Vision Inspired By the People (VIP), People's National Party (PNP), We the People Reform Movement (WTP). New Year's Day: January 1st January 1: New Year's Day March/April: Easter May 1: Labor Day June 30: Army Day September 15: Independence Day October 20: Revolution Day November 1: All Saints Day December 25: Christmas Day Music http://www.marrder.com/htw/2006Jun/Images/htw6_26.jpg Famous People Sports (2011) 4,576,562 1.There are over 20 Mayan dialects spoken throughout the country. 2.They invented the first chocolate bar during Mayan times. 3.Blue denim (blue jeans were first created in Guatemala. 4.Created the concept of 0. Government Carlos Hernandez: Honduras Resources HOLIDAYS Constitutional Democratic Republic Legislative, executive, and judicial. Alfonso Portillo Guatemalan Republican Front and the National Advancement Party Imports: food, capital good, and crude oil Balboa
Transcript: Subject 1 Conclusion C is for Costa RICA D is for Dominican Republic B is for Bananas is here And one more thing... A is for Thank you for your attention!
Transcript: This is the prezi made by Calvin Snyder, Maggie and Stefan CENTRAL AMERICA climate was done by calvin snyer the relative locaton of central america was done by calvin snyder Food of Central America many fruits are grown in Central America The fruits grown in Central America are largely effected by the elevation. Different fruits are grown in Guatamala than Panama The fruits grown in Central America are mosty tropical and difenent then grown here The food eaten in Central America often depends on the country like El Salvadore's sopa de patasor or Panama's stuffed yucea rolls. Central American History Central American History by Maggie Burghardt In 900 A.D., the Mayan civilization began to decline. Descendents of the Mayan culture still wear traditional costumes and speak Mayant Languages even today. Central American Indians migrated from Asia in about 400 B.C. The Mayan Indians were the dominant culture. In 1502, Columbus sailed to the Caribbean coast and claimed the land for Spain. For the Next 13 years the spanish conquistadors invaded Central America. Now, because of the spanish, a majority of Central America speaks Spanish and nine tenths of the population are Roman Catholics. Foods made in Central America Tropical Dry Humid subtropical central american rainforest hello if you fownd this you are so asome how did you find this Highlands The Mayan Indians of Central America climate Relitive location of central america. central america is east of the atlantic and west of the pacific is also has a coast on the caribean sea. Thank you for watching our Prezi :) There are three climate types in central america. Central America The End Columbus sailed to the Caribbean in name of Spain central is bordered by land to the north by mexico and to the south, South America.
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Transcript: Central America These high mountains run north to south, beginning in the United States and ending in Mexico. habitats in the north, near Big Bend, Texas are arid or desert like with the influences of the Chihuahuan Desert; in the south, rainfall increases greatly, creating tropical forest communities in the higher elevations. http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/places/parks-and-nature-places/mountains-volcanoes/mexico_sierramadre.html The islands of the Caribbean Sea, collectively known as the West Indies Cuba, Jamaica, the island of Hispaniola (composed of Haiti on the west side and the Dominican Republic on the east side) and Puerto Rico. support relatively high levels of native flora and fauna smaller islands in the region southeast of Puerto Rico Windward-Islands face winds that blow across them Leeward-Islands enjoy a more sheltered position from prevailing winds Sierra Mountain Oriental Greater Antilles Lesser Antilles
Transcript: Overall, Central America has a fairly decent life expectancy. The lowest age is 65 while the highest is over 75. It has a pretty good literacy rate where, on average, it is about 76.7%. So overall the problems in Central America aren't very serious; the life expectancy is good, 3/4 of the population are literate, but the GPA per capita is fairly low 1 -They should build more job oppitunities for people in the region. This could lower debt in the countries, increase the GPA and help the people living there have more choices for new jobs and to get a better paying job. 2 - They should have more schools for kids to learn and become prepared for job oppitunities. This could help the kids in the future to get a job and be prepared doing it. 3 -They should also get a better living standard. Living standard will increase the life expectancy in Central America. Safer homes could help keep the citizensliving there healthier. Editing By:Reed YEAH! Central America Technical Let's Get sort of Having a better living standard would be the first step in improving the life quality of central America. Building safer homes is crutail for a country . When central America experienced the flood in November 2011 ,Canada through the Canadian international development agency offered 2 million dollars to help build and repair homes in central America. If central America had better living conditions It could lead to a lot more citizens being able to go to school . which leads to the next point. Kids need to get a good education when they are young to go further in the future. Canada has many organizations for volunteers to build schools in central America for these kids . So by having better living standards to lead to schools, kids get the education they need and more job opportunities will be opened . If more job opportunities are opened then there will be more variety of careers people can chose from to make a living. Brenden Olivia Reed Christina
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