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22 Cards in this Set

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Primate City
is a major city that works as the financial, political, and population center of a country and is not rivaled in any of these aspects by any other city in that country
Agricultural city
City whose primary purpose was the production and supplying of foodstuffs to the greater region that it served
Mining City
Cities whose primary purpose was the provision of laborers and supplies to the mines themselves
Industrial Cities
Not as prominent as Mining and Agricultural Cities
Amalgamation Process
extracted silver from ores whose content was so low that they could not otherwise be smelted
Crushed the silver ore into dust called harina and mixed with water, salt, and mercury to make slime, was dried out and the silver would be left in silver bars
Mita Minera
Literally, a turn in the mine
tribute of labor for the silver mines required of Bolivian and Peruvian colonial Indian villages
Colonial Textile Factory
attracted American, British, French, and German investments in agricultural and mining sectors
Core-Periphery Model
Also called the dependency model
Perceived the countries of the world as belonging to one of two great multinational groupings that were distinguished on the basis of levels of industry and technology
Dependency Model
Also called the core-periphery model
Perceived the countries of the world as belonging to one of two great multinational groupings that were distinguished on the basis of levels of industry and technology
Import Substitution Industrialization
any country no matter how small or impoverished it might be could eventualy become industrialized and prosperous if gov't leaders would rechannel the bulk of the nation's spending into the development of a domestic industrial sector
The products would reduce importing and saving money
Growth Pole Model
an urban area that contained a large number of interrelatedindustries whose presence created a demand for other industries and businesses within the immediate vicinity of the lead industries
Corporacion Venezolana de Guayana
A state-owned holding company in Venezuela, 1960
set to convert Santo Tome de Guayana into LA leading industrial centers
export promotion manufacturing
Focuses on expanding a nation's resource base by increasing foreign sales of locally fa ricated products, some of which may be produced by domestically owned firms and others by branch plants of transnational corps
Operation Bootstrap
President Luis Munoz Marin of Popular Democratic Party
Asked US to help
Made 140,000 new jobs
Has made PR more prosperous
Border Industrialization Program-Mexico
an industrial plant that hires native workers to assemble manufactured items, usually made of imported materials, the products are then exported
From sugar can, cassava, and babacu palm
form of import substitution industrialization in Brazil since 1927
Plaza Majoy
Plaza Real
central rectangle or square in Colonial Cities
Designed initally to support horse racing and other horse activites
became a parklike atmosphere
grid pattern
The way colonical city streets were laid out
bankds of able-bodied Paulistas that organized themselves into quasi-pioneer groups around 1560
Inner City tenement, also called tugurio, callejon, solar, and conventillo
money sent back home by migrants to support loved ones