Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/60

Click to flip

60 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
What is the population density of Barbados?
1600
What is the population density of Brazil?
50
How many people live in South America?
330 million
Define Malnurished.
when something does not have a proper diet.
The Maya's famous city was..?
Tikal
The Incas were good ____. They built fortresses adorned with ____ and _____.
builders
gold
silver
What are Mestizoes?
native american and europeans
What is a quipu?
a rope with knotted cords of various colors and lengths
____ started the concepts of mosaics.
Native Americans
The Mayas lived......
in central America and southern Mexico
Africans came in the ___'s.
1500's
What are fazendas?
sugar plantations
The maya's developed a number system based on ___.
20
In the Maya civilization, the _____ and ____ ruled.
priest and nobles
School is ___ in grades 1st-12th.
free
____% of the total population of Latin America live in South America
66
____ are cities with a concentrated urban population that dominates the economy, culture, and government
primate cities
___ are strong men who promised to solve Latin Amerca's problems but did not.
caudillos
The Europeans came in the ____'s for the three g's, _______,______, ______.
1940's
gold, glory, and God
Most countries in Latin America are _____.
democratic
Haiti, in ____, was the 1st country to ________.
1804
gain independence from europe.
There is a big gap between what two classes?
upper and lower
Name the 4 largest urban cities in Latin America.
Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janiero, and Buenos Aires
What is the population density of Mexico?
132
_____ is a form of language.
dialect
Asians came in the _____'s.
1800's
____% of the people in LAtin America are Roman Catholic.
82
___ is a Native American language spoken in Latin America.
Quechua
What are Malatos?
African and European
___ are pictures or designs made by setting small bits of colored stone, glass, or tile in mortar
mosaics
What is a vicerory?
spanish govenor
The Mayas developed the concept of ___.
0
The Aztecs were orginally _____ but finally settled in the country of ____.
wonderers, Mexico
How many days were in the Mayan calender?
365
____ is the movement of people from rural areas into cities.
urbanization
What are the 2 main holidays?
christmas and easter
Where would u find mestizos?
Mexico or El Salvador
____ is an example of a conquistador.
Hernando Cortez
The Aztecs lived in the famous city of _____ - present day New Mexico.
Tinochtitlan
____ is the aunts,uncles, and other relatives,besides parents and children
extended family
The Aztecs believed in many ______ and _____.
gods and goddesses
The Aztecs were very ____.
political
What did the Aztecs grow on the chinampas?
corn and beans
____ million people live in Latin America
500
Where can you find a malato?
Cuba and the Dominican
____ happened in the 1800's, focusing on artistic expression and experimentation
modernism
What are conquistators?
spanish conquers
What is futbol?
soccer
What are chinampas?
floating artificial islands
What is the Incas famous city?
Cuzco
What killed the three native American Indian groups?
smallpox and being overworked
The _____ conquered the Native American Indian group
Spanish
___% of the people of Latin America are Protestant.
7
What is the population density of Suriname?
7
Mexico gained their _____ in the year ____.
independence, 1824
The only country that is not democratic is ____. Their leader is ______.
Cuba
Fidel Costro
What is the fastest growing religion?
protestant
____ is a fast paced game much like handball
jai alai
____% of the world population live in Latin America.
9
Where did the Incas live?
Andes Mountains or from Ecuador to Chile