Chile<br />Michael Crawford<br />History 141<br />
Chile Geography<br />Chile is located on the west coast of South America.<br />Chile is one of the most uniquely shaped te...
Chile Geography<br />Chile is extremely diverse geographically.<br />Chile is host to atleast seven major climate subtypes...
Chilean History<br />10,000 years ago migrating Native Americans settled in present day Chile for its fertile valleys and ...
Chilean History<br />For the next 400 years the Spanish opened trade directly with Peru.<br />Chile gained independence fr...
Chilean People<br />In a 2002 census 70% of Chileans said they were Roman Catholic<br />
Chile Demographics<br />Approximately 15,000,000<br />Population is decreasing since 1990 bcause of the declining birth ra...
Chilean Culture<br />Chileans call their country  país de poetaswhich means Country of Poets.<br />Gabriela Mistral was fi...
Chilean Culture<br />Most famous poet from Chile was Pablo Neruda who also won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971.<br ...
Sources<br />http://www.geographia.com/chile/chilehistory.htm<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile<br />
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Chile nationsreport

2,037 views

Published on

Nations Report 2

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,037
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
7
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
86
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Chile nationsreport

  1. 1. Chile<br />Michael Crawford<br />History 141<br />
  2. 2. Chile Geography<br />Chile is located on the west coast of South America.<br />Chile is one of the most uniquely shaped territories.<br />Chile is also surrounded by the Andes Mountain chain the stretches on east border.<br />
  3. 3. Chile Geography<br />Chile is extremely diverse geographically.<br />Chile is host to atleast seven major climate subtypes.<br />Desert in the North<br />Alpine Tundra's & Glaciers in the South East<br />Humid Subtropical on Easter Island<br />Mediterranean in Central Chile<br />
  4. 4. Chilean History<br />10,000 years ago migrating Native Americans settled in present day Chile for its fertile valleys and coastal areas<br />Being surrounded by virtually 3 impassable barriers it remained unknown until the 15th century<br />Incas extended their empire into northern Chile during their conquest though most of the continent.<br />Incas were stopped by the Mapuche despite their un-organization<br />In 1541 Pedro de Valdivia and his Spanish army marched into Mapuche domain and successfully obtained strongholds. <br />
  5. 5. Chilean History<br />For the next 400 years the Spanish opened trade directly with Peru.<br />Chile gained independence from Spain in 1817 after seven years of warfare.<br />Remaining Mapuches to the south which remained independent from Spain and also resisted the new Chilean Government<br />Due to modern Artillery Mapuche held their ground until the middle of the century when they became out numbered.<br />
  6. 6. Chilean People<br />In a 2002 census 70% of Chileans said they were Roman Catholic<br />
  7. 7. Chile Demographics<br />Approximately 15,000,000<br />Population is decreasing since 1990 bcause of the declining birth rate.<br />85% of population lives in urban areas.<br />
  8. 8. Chilean Culture<br />Chileans call their country  país de poetaswhich means Country of Poets.<br />Gabriela Mistral was first Chilean to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1945.<br />Her poems are about nature, betrayal, love and sorrow.<br />
  9. 9. Chilean Culture<br />Most famous poet from Chile was Pablo Neruda who also won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971.<br />Pablo Neruda is considered one of the most influential poets of the 20th century.<br />His style of writing ranged from erotically charged love poems , surrealist poems, historic epics and overtly political manifestos.<br />
  10. 10. Sources<br />http://www.geographia.com/chile/chilehistory.htm<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile<br />

×