UNIT 4: A Legacy of Colonial Latin America – 6th Grade

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cultural diffusion of religion
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Church images of architecture are examples of how Mexico and Canada have been influenced by
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The Mayan culture spread throughout a large section of Central America.
The Mayan culture spread throughout a large section of Central America.
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Mayan cities have been uncovered in the Yucatan Peninsula near Cancun. There are still Mayan villages near the mountains of Guatemala. What conclusion can you draw about cultural diffusion?
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A country with many borders would be more challenged because you would need more patrols.
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Would an island or a country that is bordered by 3-4 other countries be more challenged to control its borders in an effort to stop illegal activities? Why?
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Haiti
Haiti
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Port-au-Prince is the capital of what country?
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treatment of workers
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Diego Rivera’s murals often reflected his concerns about—
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poverty
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What factor continues to be an economic challenge for Haiti?
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Brazil
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Which country of South America does the Amazon River basin mostly cover?
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Andes Mountains
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What geographic feature helps Peru and Chile to protect their eastern boundary?
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multicultural
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The story of the national dish of Brazil, feijoada, comes from many different claimed backgrounds including African slave cooks, Brazilian cooks, and Portuguese cooks. This is an example of a society that is defined as
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religious
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Spanish colonization of South America also spread new __________________________traditions.
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Several European languages replaced many indigenous languages.
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What is one way language patterns in the Caribbean were affected by cultural diffusion?
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Cattle ranching
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The Columbian Exchange introduced which economic activity into South American culture?
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entrepreneurship
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Economic development in Mexico has been affected by the lack of which factor of production?
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France
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Which European nation attempted to colonize Haiti and left an ongoing cultural legacy on Haitian society?
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Portuguese language
Portuguese language
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Which cultural trait distinguishes Brazil from most other nations in South America?
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Christianity and the Spanish language were introduced into the region.
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What is one way cultures of Central America were influenced by Spanish colonization?
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Religion and language patterns changed significantly.
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What is one way that the migration of the European colonists to South America changed the character of the region?
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dance, foods, and music
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Enslaved Africans that were brought for work in South America were also responsible for the diffusion of many new popular forms of—
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by the trans-Atlantic slave trade
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How was most of the labor supplied to sugar plantations in Brazil during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries?
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timber and fertile soil
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What two renewable resources have been the focus of tension in the Amazon River basin?
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cutting down rainforests to clear land for farming
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Many people living in Central America have modified the physical environment by—
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Cuba
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Which Caribbean nation is an example of rule by one?
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Africans who were brought to the region as enslaved people
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The origins of calypso music in the Caribbean region can be traced to the contributions of—
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The location of mountains and a desert has concentrated the population along the coastline.
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How does the physical geography of Peru and Chile influence settlement patterns in the region?
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an expansion of the slave trade
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One of the negative effects of the cultural diffusion Latin America experienced during the age of European exploration of the New World included-
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Caravel ships
Caravel ships
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Which technology led to a diffusion of culture from Europe to Latin America in the late 1400’s and 1500’s?
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cultural diffusion of religion
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Examples of the architecture of churches show how Mexico and Canada have been influenced by
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Panama
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Where is the location of the Isthmus of Panama?
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Newly-blended culture
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European immigrants plus Indigenous populations plus enslaved Africans =

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