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Simon Bolivar
general who led the fight for independence in northern South America
Jose de San MArtin
general who led the fight for independence in Southern South America
Pan-American
Term meaning "all of the Americas"
Oragization of American States (OPS)
international oragization made up of the United States and latin American countries that promotes economic cooperation and social justice
free- trade zone
area where people and gods move across borders without being taxed
economic indicators
measurements that show how a contry`s economy is doing
Urbanization
the movment of many people from the contryside to the cities
Inflation
a general increase in the price of goods and services
Sao paulo
one of the two largest cities in Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
one of the two largest cities in brazil
Brasila
THe capital of Brazil
Carnival
A Famous Brazilian Holiday
Alpaca
An animal similar to llama
Arable
Land that is good for farming
Bismuth
A white or pinkish metallic mineral with many uses
civil war
A war within a contry
Communist
believing that the government should control the economy and society
constitution
a written plan of government
corruption
a written plan of government
ethnic group
people of same race or nationality who share a culture
guano
nautral waste often from sea birds collected and used for fertillzer
Lent
period of time before easter observed by Some christians
mestizo
A person with both europeaan and native American Ancestors
Mulatto
a person with both european and Africa ancestors
natural Resources
materials found in nature that people can use
Republic
A government in which people elect leaders to represent them
TriButary
A smaller stream that flows into a larger river