Vocabulary Physical Geography History Culture Potpourri

100

What is elevation?
The height of land above sea level.

100

What is Middle America, the Caribbean, and South America?
These regions make up Latin America.

100

What is Inca, Aztec, and Maya.
The three major native groups in Latin America.

100

What is Spanish?
Most people in Latin America speak this language.

100

What is chocolate?
The cacao bean is used to make what.

200

What are hieroglyphics?
A system of writing using pictures and symbols.

200

What is the Amazon River?
The second longest river in the world.

200

What is Cuzco?
The Inca capital.

200

What is Portuguese?
The people of Brazil speak what language.

200

What is the higher you are the colder it gets?
How does elevation effect temperature.

300

What is people who were a mix of Spanish and Native American ancestry?
The definition of mestizo.

300

What are mountains, plateaus, volcanoes, rainforest, islands, pampas, coral reefs, or isthmus.
Name three landforms seen in Latin America.

300

What is a pipe or channel to carry water from a distant place?
An aqueduct is...

300

What is Carnival?
A free public festival held in the islands of the Caribbean.

300

What is an isthmus?
Central America is an example of what kind of landform.

400

What is a dictator?
A person who rules with complete power.

400

What is corn or maize?
One major natural food resource which is also a popuar food in Latin America.

400

What is Moctezuma
The Aztec ruler

400

What is huge difference between rich and poor, lack of government control, no jobs, etc...
One problem or challenge Latin Americans are facing today.

400

What is human sacrifice?
One thing the Aztec, Inca, and Maya did to please the gods.

500

What is to bring products into one country from another country?
The meaning of import...

500

What is a one resource economy?
An economy that relies on one resource or crop.

500

What is Spain or the Spanish?
Most of the Native people of Latin America were conquered by people from which country.

500

What is crops grown to sell to other countries.
A cash crop is...

500

What is emigrate
To leave your country to live in another.

Latin America

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