Guatemala
“La tierra del Rio de la
      Eternidad”
Lagos y Volcanes

EL Lago Atitlán y volcanes Tolimán, San Pedro, y Atitlán.
Pedro de Alvarado
 Was the conqueror of
  Guatemala



 He established the
  city of Santiago, the
  first capitol
After Pedro’s Death
 After the death of
  Pedro de Alvarado,
  Beatriz de la Cueva
  became president
 Beatriz was the f...
Independence Day
 The day that
  Guatemala celebrates
  their independence is
  September 15.
Ancient History
 Guatemala was home
      to ancient Mayan
            civilizations
      There are many
         Mayan...
Agriculture
 Sugarcane, corn,
  bananas, coffee,
  beans, cardamom;
  cattle, sheep, pigs,
  chickens.
La Bandera
Climate and Terrain
 It is a tropical; hot, humid in lowlands; cooler
  in highlands type of climate
 The terrain is mos...
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Guatemala

  1. 1. Guatemala “La tierra del Rio de la Eternidad”
  2. 2. Lagos y Volcanes EL Lago Atitlán y volcanes Tolimán, San Pedro, y Atitlán.
  3. 3. Pedro de Alvarado  Was the conqueror of Guatemala  He established the city of Santiago, the first capitol
  4. 4. After Pedro’s Death  After the death of Pedro de Alvarado, Beatriz de la Cueva became president  Beatriz was the first female president in the Americas
  5. 5. Independence Day  The day that Guatemala celebrates their independence is September 15.
  6. 6. Ancient History  Guatemala was home to ancient Mayan civilizations  There are many Mayan ruins in Guatemala Tikal
  7. 7. Agriculture  Sugarcane, corn, bananas, coffee, beans, cardamom; cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens.
  8. 8. La Bandera
  9. 9. Climate and Terrain  It is a tropical; hot, humid in lowlands; cooler in highlands type of climate  The terrain is mostly mountains with narrow coastal plains and rolling limestone plateau

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