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Spanish and Portuguese Influence on Latin America powerpoint
Spanish and Portuguese Influence on Latin America powerpoint
Spanish and Portuguese Influence on Latin America powerpoint
Spanish and Portuguese Influence on Latin America powerpoint
Spanish and Portuguese Influence on Latin America powerpoint
Spanish and Portuguese Influence on Latin America powerpoint
Spanish and Portuguese Influence on Latin America powerpoint
Spanish and Portuguese Influence on Latin America powerpoint
Spanish and Portuguese Influence on Latin America powerpoint
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  • 2. <ul><li>Christopher Columbus was sponsored by Spain. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>His mission: find a quick and safe route to Asia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Columbus never reached Asia ; he landed in the Americas in 1492 and claimed the surrounding land for Spain. </li></ul>
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  • 4. <ul><li>Spanish explored, conquered, and settled areas of Florida, Mexico, and parts of Central and South America. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>also claimed many islands in the Caribbean </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Today, most people in these areas speak Spanish. </li></ul>
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  • 6. <ul><li>Portugal claimed the land from the Atlantic Ocean across South America to the Andes Mountains. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It covered most of the vast Amazon River region, in what is now present-day Brazil. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Today, most people in this area (Brazil) speak Portuguese. </li></ul>
  • 7. Latin America: a combination of Spanish colonies (brown) and Portuguese colonies (tan).
  • 8. <ul><li>The Spanish and Portuguese spread their culture across the region: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>developed colonies that were similar to the ones in Europe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>conquered the natives and forced them to learn their languages: Spanish and Portuguese </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also converted the natives to their religion : Roman Catholicism </li></ul></ul>
  • 9. Languages in Latin America green -Spanish orange -Portuguese blue -French
  • 10. <ul><li>The term “ Latin America ” started in the 1800s. </li></ul><ul><li>It refers to the group of countries that speak mostly languages based on the ancient Latin language. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish and Portuguese are both derivatives of Latin. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The region of Latin America shares a common history, and culture including languages and religion. </li></ul>

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