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Manufacturing...
making of goods.
Squatter Settlements...
neighborhood of the poor.
Urban...
having to do with the city.
Interest...
percentage charged on an amount borrowed.
Commercial Farms...
farms that raise crops for sale.
Migrants...
people leaving one place to live in another part of their country.
Artisans...
Craftspeople.
Republic...
country with an elected leader rather than a king or a queen.
Gross National Product (GNP)...
value of a nations goods and services for one year.
Reserves...
extra supplies to be used later.
What are some of Mexico's important natural resources?
Copper, iron, lead, zinc, gold, mercury, corn, wheat, rice, beans, fruits, vegetables, cotton, coffee, sugar.
Who are braceros?
Day laborers.
What are some problems that are caused by Mexico's rapid growth in population?
All of a country's services have to grow just to keep up with population. Many new schools in Mexico must build to educate young people and the population just keeps growing.
What is Ciudad Netza?
A squatter settlement near Mexico City.
What interesting sights can you see in Guadalajara?
Many Spanish colonial buildings and churchs that were built hundreds of year ago. You can also see Mercado Libertad, or Liberty Market in English.