Nation Report Pt 1

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Nation Report Pt 1

  1. 1. Republic of Chile<br />
  2. 2. Chile is longest north to south country in the world.<br />It reaches over 2,880 miles north to south and only 265 miles east to west.<br />It is located within the Pacific Ring of Fire.<br />Geography<br />
  3. 3. Geography<br />Southern Chile is vast in forests, grazing lands, and has a few volcanoes and lakes.<br />Northern Chile has more of the minerals, primarily copper and nitrates.<br />Also located in Chile are the Andes Mountains and the Atacama Desert.<br />Chile also owns part of Antarctica, Easter Island, and the Juan Fernandez Islands.<br />
  4. 4. The original Native Americans that lived in Chile were known as the Mapuche people. <br />The Mapuche fought with the Spaniards for hundreds of years because the Spaniards were trying to conquer and take over their land.<br />The Spanish then took it over<br /> and have been there ever since.<br />People<br />
  5. 5. Mostly all Chileans now are of Spanish and Amerindian decent.<br /> Amerindian includes the Mapuche people and all other Native Indians that lived there.<br />Most Chileans still live in Chile to this day, but there are now some Chilean communities in Argentina and the United States.<br />People<br />
  6. 6. Chilean culture is heavily influenced by the Spanish.<br />Their most popular sport is futbol. They have appeared in eight world cups and hosted one of them.<br />Tennis is Chiles most successful sport.<br />Culture<br />
  7. 7. Chile has a very wonderful cuisine.<br />It features an assortment of seafoods, beefs, fruits, and vegetables.<br />Chiles national dish is called Porotos Granados. It is a mix of corn, beans, squash, onions, and garlic.<br />Chileans traditionally eat four meals a day. The extra one comes usually between 4p.m. and 7p.m. <br />Culture<br />
  8. 8. Chile was conquered by the Spanish in 1541 by Pedro de Valdivia.<br />The native people were called Mapuche who tried to regain their land back from the Spanish many times.<br />History<br />
  9. 9. There was a Chilean Civil War in 1891which was about the redistribution of power between the President and Congress in Chile.<br />In the early twentieth century, the economy turned into a ruling oligarchy.<br />The middle and working class were just powerful enough to elect a reformist president known as Arturo Alessadri Palma.<br />History<br />
  10. 10. Wikipedia: Chile<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile<br />Wikipedia: Geography of Chile<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile#Geography<br />Wikipedia: Chilean People<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chilean_people#Culture<br />Wikipedia: Chilean Culture<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile#Culture<br />Wikipedia: Chilean History<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile#History<br />Sources<br />

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