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Indigenous
Peoples descended from an area's first inhabitants
Yucatan Peninsula
where the mayas thrived
Mexico city
crowded city that has about 19.5 million people within 597 miles. The present capital. Built on the runis of Tenochtitlan
Tenochtitlan
The Aztec's capitla built on an island in a large lake
conquistador
Cortez conqured the Aztects.
Pizarro conqured the Incas
Viceroy
a highly structured poliical system by royally appointed officials that governed Mexico
Cuba
part of the carribean that has experienced a blending of different ethnic groups. Communism
Dominican Republic
part of the carribean that has experienced a blending of different ethnic groups
west indies
where christopher columbus first landed that triggered the eventual conquest and colonization of Central America and the Caribbean
Hispaniola
The first permanent European settlement. Where Hati and the Dominican Republic are.
Panama
Where the panama canal was created. The pnama canal is a channel that connets the atlantic and pacific ocean by way of the carribean sea
Haiti
Haiti won its independence by 1804 from france
Puerto Rico
has political links to the U.S.
Rio De Jineiro
the old capital that was over crowded
Sao Paulo
One of the largest urban areas in population
Buenos Aires
One of the largest urban areas in population