Shannon And Sarah (Columbia) V1 ! ! !!! !!!!!!!!!

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This is a pupil presentation called the S1 Citizenship Challenge. 2010 the theme was Latin America. Pupils of S1 Hamilton Grammar were assigned a country to research and present back. The class winners progress to the Year Group Final. This was exemplified as good practice for Curriculum for Excellence when it was S1 African Adventure.

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Shannon And Sarah (Columbia) V1 ! ! !!! !!!!!!!!!

  1. 1. Shannon & Sarah  S1 Americas Adventure Colombia
  2. 2. Colombia <ul><li>The capital is Bogotá </li></ul><ul><li>($) The Colombian currency is the PESO </li></ul><ul><li>Colombia is 58% mestizo </li></ul><ul><li>The main language is Spanish. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Other major cities <ul><li>The 6 major cities of Colombia are: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Bogota </li></ul><ul><li>2. Barranquilla </li></ul><ul><li>3.Cali </li></ul><ul><li>4. Cartangena </li></ul><ul><li>5. Cucuta </li></ul><ul><li>6. Medellin </li></ul>
  4. 4. History Little is known about the various Indian tribes who inhabited Colombia before the Spanish arrived. In 1510 Spaniards founded Darien, the first permanent European settlement on the American mainland. In 1538 they established the colony of New Granada, the area's name until 1861. In 1899, a brutal civil war broke out, the War of a Thousand Days, that lasted until 1902. The following year, Colombia lost its claims to Panama because it refused to ratify the lease to the United States of the Canal Zone. Panama declared its independence in 1903
  5. 5. Traditional clothing The traditional La Pollera is a large flowing dress that was made for dancing in. It has now been changed into a more modern version, so now it attracts young tourists
  6. 6. Famous People <ul><li>The famous singer Shakira from Barranquilla, Colombia. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Traditional Food <ul><li>Colombian food is influenced heavily by the Spanish and Indigenous populations. It is not as widely known as other Latin American cuisines such as Peruvian or Brazilian. </li></ul>There is plenty of delectable dishes to try such as bizarre fruits, rum, and of course, Colombian coffee
  8. 8. Interesting Facts President: Alvaro Uribe (2002) Monetary unit: Colombian Peso
  9. 9. where is colombia ? This arrow points to Colombia in south America
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>I hope you have all learnt a lot more about Colombia in our power point </li></ul>

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