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Latin America

  1. 1. Chapter 4:Latin America Natalia Dávila Lorena Elizondo Diana Martínez Andrés López
  2. 2. Africa n Slaves New settle rs IndianFrom Mexico to Argentina.
  3. 3. 1960’s primary goods.NAFTACAFTAEconomy, Population & Megacities.
  4. 4. Brazil 525 million Mexico 108 million.Sao Paulo.Mexico City.Buenos Aires.Rio de Janeiro.
  5. 5. Atlantic Coastal forests Pacific ForestsEnvironmental Geography
  6. 6. Sinking Land Air PollutionWater Resources
  7. 7. Western Mountains & River Basins
  8. 8.  3 Rivers: Plata Basin Paraná Paraguay Uruguay
  9. 9. Most talked-about Desertweather phenomenonin the world.El Niño Tropical Climate
  10. 10. Population and Settlement:The Dominance of Cities
  11. 11.  El Salvador  Mexico City  Sao Paulo  UruguayConcentration of People inCities
  12. 12. Rural-to-Urban Migration 1950’s Majority in cities130 million people don’t
  13. 13. Patterns of CulturalCoherence and Diversity:Repopulating a Continent
  14. 14. The Decline of NativePopulations.- The Demographic Toll - Indian Survival
  15. 15. Patterns of Ethnicity and Culture.- Languages: - Blended Religions:Spanish CatholicPortuguese
  16. 16. Geopolitical Framework:Redrawing the Map
  17. 17. Iberian Conquest and Territorial Division- Christopher - Treaty ofColumbus Tordesillas
  18. 18. - Persistent Border- Revolution and ConflictsIndependence
  19. 19. Regional Organizations-Trade - Insurgencies andBlocks Drug Trafficking
  20. 20. Industrializationindustrialized areas tend to be around the capitals
  21. 21.  using machinery, hybrid crops, chemicalfertilizers, and pesticidesAgriculture
  22. 22.  mining has become more mechanized and less labor intensiveMining
  23. 23.  a sure path to economic developmentNeoliberalism as Globalization
  24. 24. Dollarization
  25. 25.  Racial discrimination Status of womenSocial improvements
  26. 26. Population Indicators
  27. 27. Development Indicators

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