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Indigenous
peoples descended from an area's first inhabitants
Yucatan Peninsula
In southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico, with the northern coastline on the Yucatán Channel
Mexico City
capital of Mexico
Tenochtitlan
Aztec civilization capital located on an island in Lake Texcoco, in the Valley of Mexico. Founded in 1325
Conquistador
Mostly refers to a Spanish or Portuguese adventurer who was going to conquer lands in America
Viceroy
representative of the Spanish monarch appointed to enforce laws in colonial Latin America
Cuba
An island country in the Caribbean. The nation of Cuba consists of the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos
Dominican Republic
A nation on the island of La Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region
West Indies
A large group of islands that separate the Caribbean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean
Hispaniola
where the 1st European settlement found was found on this island in 1493
Panama
The southernmost country of Central America. Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, it is bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south
Haiti
A Caribbean Country
Puerto Rico
Located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of both the United States Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands
Rio de Jineiro
The capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil, and the third largest metropolitan area and agglomeration in South America, boasting approximately 6.3 million people within the city proper, making it the 6th largest in the Americas, and 26th in the world
Sao Paulo
The largest city in Brazil, the largest city in the southern hemisphere and South America, and the world's seventh largest city by population
Buenos Aries
The capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America, after São Paulo
Indigenous
peoples descended from an area's first inhabitants
Yucatan Peninsula
In southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico, with the northern coastline on the Yucatán Channel
Mexico City
capital of Mexico
Tenochtitlan
Aztec civilization capital located on an island in Lake Texcoco, in the Valley of Mexico. Founded in 1325
Conquistador
Mostly refers to a Spanish or Portuguese adventurer who was going to conquer lands in America
Viceroy
representative of the Spanish monarch appointed to enforce laws in colonial Latin America
Cuba
An island country in the Caribbean. The nation of Cuba consists of the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos
Dominican Republic
A nation on the island of La Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region
West Indies
A large group of islands that separate the Caribbean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean
Hispaniola
where the 1st European settlement found was found on this island in 1493
Panama
The southernmost country of Central America. Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, it is bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south
Haiti
A Caribbean Country
Puerto Rico
Located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of both the United States Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands
Rio de Jineiro
The capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil, and the third largest metropolitan area and agglomeration in South America, boasting approximately 6.3 million people within the city proper, making it the 6th largest in the Americas, and 26th in the world
Sao Paulo
The largest city in Brazil, the largest city in the southern hemisphere and South America, and the world's seventh largest city by population
Buenos Aries
The capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America, after São Paulo