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1 CHAPTER 28 9 Many Th ew inventions new Regional Atlas Study Guide Latin America Directions: As you work through the Regional Atlas, complete the chart below by writing two details about each Latin American topic listed. Physical Characteristics Climates Ecosystems People and Cultures Economics, Technology, and Environment Types of Economic Systems Directions: Define the following terms. 1 conquistador 1 cultural convergence 1 caudillo 1 pampas 1 cay 1 coral 19. tropical storm 20. hurricane 2 El Niño 2 canopy 2 mestizo 2 mulatto 2 market economy 2 GDP per capita 2 command economy 2 traditional economy 2 Chapter 28 9 Guided Regional Reading Atlas Study and Review Guide

2 Geography of Mexico Directions: As you read Section 1, complete the chart by describing the physical and human features of each region of Mexico. any The new ntion emphasis on ericans tories dur t of radio age wildly ions across Comsumers reveling in nd the world modern lifestyle, floc altered the to buy many differ histor products from mixer to autom Many who w Section 1 Guided Reading and Review CHAPTER 10 Region Central Plateau Physical and Human Features Northern Pacific Coast Southern Pacific Coast Gulf Coastal Plain Yucatán Peninsula Directions: Define the following terms. plateau peninsula irrigation 9. sinkhole Guided Reading and Review Chapter 10 Section 1 11

3 A Place of Three Cultures Directions: As you read Section 2, answer the following questions. How did Spain make Mexico a colony? any The new ntion emphasis on ericans tories dur t of radio age wildly ions across Comsumers reveling in nd the world modern lifestyle, floc altered the to buy many differ histor products from mixer to autom Many who w Section 2 Guided Reading and Review CHAPTER 10 How did Mexico become a democracy? How has rural life in Mexico changed since 1920? What are Mexico s major industries? Why? Directions: Match the definitions in Column I with the terms in Column II. Write the correct letter in each blank. Column I farmland owned collectively by farmers commercial farms large, Spanish-owned estates of lands run as farms or ranches growing only enough crops to meet a family s needs 9. people who travel from place to place to do seasonal work on farms 10. factories that assemble products almost exclusively for consumers in the United States 1 a government policy of breaking up haciendas and distributing the land 1 farm produce grown for sale in local or world markets 1 a free trade agreement between Canada, the United States, and Mexico Column II a. haciendas b. land redistribution c. ejidos d. subsistence farming e. latifundios f. cash crops g. migrant workers h. NAFTA i. maquiladoras Guided Reading and Review Chapter 10 Section 2 13

4 CHAPTER 11 Many Th ew inventions new Central America Section 1 Guided Reading and Review Directions: As you read Section 1, complete the chart below about Central America by supplying the missing question or answer. Question Answer(s) a mountainous core; Caribbean lowlands; the Pacific coastal plain What are the four main groups of people of Central America? What classes exist in Central America today? What are the two extremes of Central American farms? 9. shortage of farmland; unequal distribution of farmland; favored treatment of the wealthy Directions: Complete each sentence by writing the correct term in the blank. 10. Panama is an, a narrow strip of land with water on both sides that connects two larger bodies of land. 1 forces are armed units not part of a country s regular army. 24 Chapter 11 Section 1 Guided Reading and Review

5 CHAPTER 11 Many Th ew inventions new The Caribbean Islands Section 2 Guided Reading and Review Directions: As you read about the Caribbean islands in Section 2, fill in the charts below with details for each category listed. Three Major Groups Caribbean Island Groups Types of Island Formations Climate of Islands People of the Islands (non-europeans) 9. Interaction and Movement Economic Activities 10. Reasons for Migration 1 1 Directions: Complete each sentence by writing the correct term in the blank. 1 The Bahamas are a group of islands, or a(n). 1 All of the Bahamas are, islands formed by the remains of tiny, soft-bodied sea animals. 1 The side of the Caribbean islands that faces the wind or the side receives heavy rainfall. 1 On the side of the Caribbean islands away from the wind the side the amount of rainfall is much less. 26 Chapter 11 Section 2 Guided Reading and Review

6 The Land and Its Regions Directions: As you read Section 1, complete the chart on Brazil s regions by supplying key details on each topic listed. any The new ntion emphasis on ericans tories dur t of radio age wildly ions across Comsumers reveling in nd the world modern lifestyle, floc altered the to buy many differ histor products from mixer to autom Many who w Section 1 Guided Reading and Review CHAPTER 12 Regions Details The Northeast Region Settlement of the coast Climate of the sertao People s lives in the sertao The Southeast Region Percent of Brazil s land area Percent of Brazil s population Farming conditions Major crops Major cities Conditions in the cities 9. The Brazilian Highlands Location 10. History of Brasília 1 The Amazon River Region Percent of Brazil s land area 1 Percent of Brazil s population 1 Directions: Define the following terms. 1 escarpment 1 sertao 1 favela Guided Reading and Review Chapter 12 Section 1 37

7 Brazil s Quest for Economic Growth Directions: As you read Section 2, complete the chart about Brazil s economic development by supplying the missing information. any The new ntion emphasis on ericans tories dur t of radio age wildly ions across Comsumers reveling in nd the world modern lifestyle, floc altered the to buy many differ histor products from mixer to autom Many who w Section 2 Guided Reading and Review CHAPTER 12 Question What are two major causes of rural poverty in Brazil? Answers three ways the government boosted the growth of industry in Brazil 1940s and the 1950s. three ways the government encouraged the development of Brazil s interior. Identify three signs of the success of Brazil s development program Identify two drawbacks to Brazil s development program. Directions: Define the following terms. 1 plantation 1 gasohol 1 deforestation 1 ecotourism 1 1 Guided Reading and Review Chapter 12 Section 2 39

8 CHAPTER 13 Many Th ew inventions new The Northern Tropics Section 1 Guided Reading and Review Directions: As you read Section 1, complete the chart below to compare the Guianas and Venezuela. Then, answer the questions that follow. Country Official Language Ethnic Background of the Population Basis of Economy Guyana Suriname French Guiana 9. Venezuela How are the landscapes of Venezuela and Colombia alike? 1 On what cash crop does Colombia s economy depend? Directions: Complete each sentence by writing the correct term in the blank. 1 People of mixed African and other ancestry, or, are a major part of French Guiana s population. 1 is the mineral used to make aluminum. 1 On either side of Venezuela s Orinoco River lies grassland called the. 1 In Colombia, the Andes Mountains have three parallel ranges called. 19., or tenant farmers, in Colombia grow coffee but little food. 50 Chapter 13 Section 1 Guided Reading and Review

9 CHAPTER 13 Many Th ew inventions new The Andean Countries Section 2 Guided Reading and Review Directions: As you read Section 2, complete the chart by answering the questions about the Andean countries. Questions Into what three areas do the Andes Mountains divide the Andean countries? Answers What are the two main natural resources of the Andean Highlands? What two groups make up most of the populations of Ecuador and Peru? What group makes up the majority of Chile s population? What products does Chile s Central Valley send to U.S. supermarkets in the winter? 9. Directions: Define the following terms. 10. altiplano 1 páramo 1 timber line 1 selva 52 Chapter 13 Section 2 Guided Reading and Review

10 CHAPTER 13 Many ew inventions Th new Section 3 Guided Reading and Review The Southern Grassland Countries Directions: As you read Section 3, complete the charts below. Regions of Southern South America Region Location Land and/or Climate Andean Region Tropical Lowlands Grasslands Patagonia Countries of Southern South America Paraguay Area where most people live 9. Basis of economy 10. Uruguay Ethnic background of population 1 Basis of economy 1 Argentina Ethnic background of population 1 Capital city 1 Directions: Match the definitions in Column I with the terms in Column II. Write the correct letter in each blank. Column I 1 cowboys who herded cattle in the pampas 1 broad river mouth 1 foothills of the Andes 1 grasslands of Argentina and Uruguay Column II a. estuary b. piedmont c. pampas d. gauchos 54 Chapter 13 Section 3 Guided Reading and Review

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