6th grade Latin America culture and geography
the percentage of people with the ability to read and write.
a material source of wealth, such as timber, fresh water, or a mineral deposit, that occurs in a natural state and has economic value.
people in a region who share ancestry, language, and culture.
the way of life of a group of people; includes language, customs, traditions, beliefs, and religious practices.
a massive river in South America; more water drains out of it than out of any other river on Earth.
a huge mountain range along the western side of South America more than 5,000 miles long, and home to the highest mountains in the Western Hemisphere.
a desert region on the coast of northern Chile, sparsely inhabited but rich in minerals.
a large body of water in the western Atlantic Ocean
a human-made waterway connecting the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea.
In Latin America, one whose ancestors were both African and European.
In Latin America, one whose ancestors were both European and Native American.
countries of Central and South America and the Caribbean having Spanish or Portuguese as their primary language.
standard of living
Quality of life based on ownership of necessities and luxuries that make life easier.