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People of mixed Indian and European descent are known as ______
mestizos
In most of Latin America the European influence is most evident in the peoples' _______
religion
Which are the most populated areas of Latin America?
coastal cities
Which is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world?
Mexico Ciy
Many rural latin Americans are moving to cities in search of _______
jobs
Explain why people have become concerned about the destruction of the Amazon rain forest.
The Amazon rain forest is a unique and beautiful enviroment. It is home to many species of plants and animals. Destorying the rain forest will decrease the oxygen supply. If the rain forest were destroyed it would make some of the groups of Indians who live there lose their way of life.
Describe the ethnic makeup of Latin America. How did Latin America become a "melting pot"?
Latin America is mainly composed of people of mixed ancestry. Mestizo are a mix of Indian and European ancesty, mulatoes are a mix of African and European descent. It became a melting pot of different peoples because of the Europeans and Africans they enslaved and brought over and lived with the Indian people who already lived in Latin America.
People of mixed Indian and European descent are known as ______
mestizos
In most of Latin America the European influence is most evident in the peoples' _______
religion
Which are the most populated areas of Latin America?
coastal cities
Which is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world?
Mexico Ciy
Many rural latin Americans are moving to cities in search of _______
jobs
Explain why people have become concerned about the destruction of the Amazon rain forest.
The Amazon rain forest is a unique and beautiful enviroment. It is home to many species of plants and animals. Destorying the rain forest will decrease the oxygen supply. If the rain forest were destroyed it would make some of the groups of Indians who live there lose their way of life.
Describe the ethnic makeup of Latin America. How did Latin America become a "melting pot"?
Latin America is mainly composed of people of mixed ancestry. Mestizo are a mix of Indian and European ancesty, mulatoes are a mix of African and European descent. It became a melting pot of different peoples because of the Europeans and Africans they enslaved and brought over and lived with the Indian people who already lived in Latin America.