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22 Cards in this Set

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Service Industries
business that provides a service instead of making goods
the loss or destruction of forests
Pan American Highway
Slash and burn
traditional farming method in which all threes and plants in an area are cut and burned to add nutrients to the soil
Sustainable Development
technological and economic growth that does not deplete the human and natural resources of a given area
Populated Rim
wet tropical areas of Latin America have a dense cover of rain forest
Humid subtropics
in this area winters are short and mild, and summers are long, hot, and humid
dialects that blend elements of indigenous European, african, and Asian languages
Population density
the average number of people in a country mile or square kilommeter
Most densely populated country in South America
The Inca
established a civilization in the Andes Mountain ranges of South America
knotted cords of various lengths and colors used by the Inca to keep financial records
Spanish term for conqueror referring to soldiers who conquered Navitve
Americans in Latin America
Roman Catholism
Roman Catholism during colonial times Roman Catholicism was the official religion of the Spanish Colonies and Brazil
come to Latin America with British and Dutch settlers in the 1800’s
Extended family
household madeup of several generations
Spanish term for soccer
farm worker’s generally people who live and work in rural areas.
in Latin America, agricultural estates owned by families or corporations
small farms that produce food chiefly from family use.
Cash crops
farm crop grown to be sold or traded rather than used by the farm family