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Modern latin america
Modern latin america
Modern latin america
Modern latin america
Modern latin america
Modern latin america
Modern latin america
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Modern latin america
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  • 1. Modern Latin America<br />By: Twyla Gollery<br />
  • 2. IDEOLOGY OF INDEPENDENCE<br />Wars in Latin America were usually a result of political, economic, and social frustrations<br />A class system existed in which white Americans born in Latin America had less privileges than those who  were immigrants from overseas<br />Latin American wars for independence were fought mostly between 1791 and 1824<br />
  • 3. SEPARATION VERSUS UNION<br />Many of the Latin American colonies stayed together because of the direction of King<br />Once the Spanish had to abandon their Latin American provinces it was unsure is the lands would stay a nation or break off and be separate and independent from each other<br />This proved to be a challenge for Argentine from 1816 to 1861, and Columbia 1828 to 1871 as politics parties disagreed with each other<br />
  • 4. BOUNDARY DISPUTES<br />As countries began to gain their independence there were disputes as to were one country began and another ended<br />Also, Spain would grant territories to different countries so some countries ended up with the same land before they gained there independence <br />Boundary wars began soon after the independence wars ended and went on throughout the 19th century<br />
  • 5. Caudillo<br />Strong willed individuals who wanted to rule to satisfy their own ambitions are known as caudillos <br />Hundreds of caudillos existed during the 19th century, though only a few made it past the local level, a few made it to “giant” status impacting thousands<br />Caudillos followers were loyal to the him personally and if he was defeated in battle than he might lose his support <br />
  • 6. The Second World-Part III<br />Mexico is considered a second world country<br />Economically Mexico has diversified and makes profits in many fields <br />80% of Mexico’s exports are now manufactured goods, although some of the plants were shut down <br />With the loss of Mexican Jobs people try to immigrant illegally to the United States in hopes of finding work<br />
  • 7. The Second World-Part III<br />Mexicans protest the raised prices of basic items such as tortillas<br />Politics in Mexico show that there are four Mexico’s: a northern region (by the U.S. border), central Mexico (county’s capital), the indigenous (isthmus region), “New Maya” (region of the Yucatan)<br />Each region has it’s our economical situation that effects of the people live within it<br />
  • 8. The Second World-Part III<br />Brazil takes up about half of South America<br />Brazil’s global role is based only on it’s environmental resources and it’s economy<br />10% of Brazilians economy is from Agriculture and many top companies are Brazilian <br />Brazil is Latin Americans great power<br />
  • 9. The Second World-Part III<br />Brazil has a population of nearly two hundred million and is considered the Southern Hemisphere’s melting pot<br />It has the highest amount nationalities other than the homeland of many of the people<br />About 70% of the residents are a mix of some race<br />Segregation is based more on class not raceBrazil is a country of both first and third world status <br />
  • 10. Shakira<br />Shakira is a Colombian singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer, and philanthropist who began to preform in the 1990’s<br />In school Shakira began to show off her many talents by doing live performances which included singing and dancing<br />Shakira speaks Spanish, English, and Portuguese fluently and some Italian, French, and Arabic<br />
  • 11. Shakira <br />Shakira became popular in Colombia first then by adjusting her style was able to become more well known in other countries, even translating her songs to English <br />Shakira is a very influencial musician<br />Her music is popular in all of the Americas as well as overseas<br />

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