Sparks Latin America Study Guide
What are the main sources of pollution in Mexico City?
Cars and Factories
One major problem with deforestation is…
there is less forest to produce goods and meet human needs.
______ % of the world’s oxygen comes from the Amazon rainforest.
What has caused the coast of Venezuela to be polluted?
The most mined resources in Mexico is _______.
Mexico does about ______ of its trade with the USA.
Venezuela’s large ______ helps it trade with other countries.
Most Mexicans and Brazilians live in _______ areas because the jobs in the factories/business.
Brazil has ______ seaports that help with trade to other countries.
What is Cuba’s major export?
The three main cultural groups of Latin America are Native Americans, Europeans, and _______.
Spanish and ______ are the two primary languages of Latin America.
What is the government of Brazil and Mexico?
What is the government of Cuba?
Of all the Latin American countries, citizens of _____ has the least amount of freedom.
Tenochtitlan was the capital city of what empire?
The Aztecs had advanced knowledge of the world due to their irrigation systems, ________ , and mathematics.
_________ was a Spanish explorer that took over the Aztec Empire.
_________ was the Aztec emperor when Cortes arrived in Mexico.
The Andes Mountains were home to the ______ civilization.
_____________ was the explorer that took over the Incan empire.
What animal did the Europeans introduce to Native Americans that made travel and trade easier?
The ________________ was the moving of animals, plants, people, and diseases from the Old to New world.
Why do many Latin Americans have African ancestors?
Toussaint L’Ouverture led the independence movement in ________.
Who led the independence movements in Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia?
Who led the independence movement in Mexico?
Fidel _______ took over as dictator of Cuba in 1959.
The __________ helped build Cuba into a communist country.
The Zapatistas do not like ________because the worry it will cause farmers to go out of business.
The Zapatistas support the ______ people of Mexico.