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

1/12

Click to flip

12 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
What caused Latin America borrow money from wealthy countries?
Oil prices went up
What were the Latin Americans who moved to the city looking for?
better quality of life, comfortable homes, better medical care and good schools
What is Latin America's most important resource?
Land
Why did the compesinos move to the city?
Farming was to difficult and they wanted better economic opportunities
How has Latin American countries tried to improve their economy?
By cooperating with one another, by growing more crops and opening factories
Invest
Spending money in order to make money
Urban
city
Economy
The way goods and services are produced and made available to the people
How did the increase in oil prices affect Latin America?
They had to pay more money but made less
Compesinos
Poor Latin American farmers
What did Latin America give to the compesinos?
Land
Rural
Country