2nd Nine Weeks Study Guide 1) 2) 3) 4) Amazon River the largest river in Latin America Diversify to have a variety or more than one Resources of Latin America Oil Literacy Rate 5) 6) 7) 8) Tourism Agriculture (Crops) Democracy (REPUBLIC) Infant Mortality 9) 10) 11) 12) 13) 14) 15) Problems in Mexico City Industries Pampas Per Capita Income(GDP) Transportation Corridor Panama Canal silver, gold, oil, coffee, cotton, sugarcane, bauxite, bananas, & cacao Most valuable resource of Latin America especially in Venezuela the ability to read and write The number one industry of the Caribbean Islands. Good climate and beautiful landscapes draw tourists to the islands. farming : coffee, bananas, cacao, sugar cane & Coffee A government where people have the power (to vote) and the leader’s power is limited. Example: USA The number of babies that die per 1,000 Example: 88/1000 would be a high infant mortality and we could conclude that the countries medical care may not be good. Pollution and lack of drinking water types of businesses a flat grassland in Argentina used for raising cattle (Gauchos) The average amount of money a family makes per year a passageway through which people can travel. EX: rivers, hallways, canals Built by the USA , uses locks to raise and lower ships and to connect the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. Today, is controlled by Panama. 16) Mayans 17) 18) Unlimited Government Aztecs 19) Incas 20) Hernan Cortes Native Americans that lived in Central America, known for the mysterious disappearance and the concept of zero and Pok a TOK type of government where the people have no power and the leader has no limits (he has total power) Example: dictatorship Native American tribe that lived in present day Mexico, known for their use of medicine and the ancient city of Tenochtitlan Native American tribe that lived in S. America (Andes), known for the roads & aqueducts they built Spanish conquistador who killed Montezuma and defeated the Aztecs 21) Catholic Most Latin Americans follow this religion The most spoken language in Latin America 22) Spanish 23) Spain The country that conquered and influenced the culture of Latin America 24) Deforestation The cutting down trees of the rainforest. Less rain forests means less medicine and oxygen for the world. 25) Native Americans Diseases, horses, better weapons and training were all reasons the Spanish were able to defeat the native Latin Americans (Incas, Mayas, Aztecs) Demographics Review Country Argentina Brazil Costa Rica Haiti Mexico Life Expectancy Male/Female 72/79 69/77 77/82 59/62 74/79 Infant Mortality Per 1.000 Live Births 17.8 33.8 12.7 96.3 23.4 Literacy Rate Male/Female 97/97 88/89 95/95 55/51 87/85 Per Capita Income $13,400 $10,100 $10,900 $1,300 $13,200 27. Which demographic would be used for education? ________________ 28. Which demographics would be used for health care? ________________________ 29. Which demographic helps decide the quality of life in a place? ________________ 30. Which demographic do we want to be as low as possible? ____________________ **MAP: On a sheet of notebook paper, sketch the 3 regions of Latin America and label the geographic features.