Countries of South America By: Katie Jenaway, Stephanie Chu, Ketu Patel, and Danielle Strassburg Argentina Bolivia Brazil ...
Overall Culture <ul><li>Main Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Caucasian, African, and Indian  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>La...
Overall Culture Continued… <ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Main food crops are maize, rice, wheat, beans and roo...
Communication & Holidays <ul><li>Popular Gestures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be right back- draw a circle in air with index fin...
Argentina <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>97% white (Italian and Spanish) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3% mestiz...
Bolivia <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30% Quechua, 30% mestizo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>25% Aymara,15% whi...
Brazil <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>53.7% white and 6.2% black  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>38.5% mulatto (m...
Chile <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>95% white and white-Amerindian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3% Amerindian ...
Columbia <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>58% mestizo, 20% white, 14% mulatto, and 4% black </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Ecuador <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>65% mestizo, 25% Amerindian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7% Spanish and ...
Paraguay <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>95% mestizo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5% other </li></ul></ul><ul><l...
Peru <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>45% Amerindian, 37% mestizo, and 15% white </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3% ...
Uruguay <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>88% white </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8% mestizo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Venezuela <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Arab, German, African, and indigenous ...
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  • The people who made this presentation should know how is the correct name of the countries. COLOMBIA in not Columbia (USA). So, the best should be to remove this presentation to make corrections.
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  1. 1. Countries of South America By: Katie Jenaway, Stephanie Chu, Ketu Patel, and Danielle Strassburg Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile Columbia Ecuador Paraguay Peru Uruguay Venezuela
  2. 2. Overall Culture <ul><li>Main Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Caucasian, African, and Indian </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish is official language in 9 countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many Indians speak native languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brazilians speak dialects of Portugal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roman Catholic is most popular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protestant sects becoming more popular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other religions include Judaism, Hinduism, and native religions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Airplanes are used for communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long railways and paved roads </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most countries use some form of a republic as government. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Overall Culture Continued… <ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Main food crops are maize, rice, wheat, beans and root crops such as cassava and potatoes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Major biological resource-anchovies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Influenced by Native South Americans and the Spanish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Songs usually about Earth, seasons, harvest time, love, family, children, and stars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different music for different occasions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instruments used include flutes, rattles, guitars, violins, and oboes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Popular styles of music include Waltzes, Tango, Salsa, and Soca </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More literate men than literate women </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More literacy in urban areas than in rural </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Argentina, Chile, Guyana, and Uruguay all have literacy rates greater than or equal to 96%. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Communication & Holidays <ul><li>Popular Gestures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be right back- draw a circle in air with index finger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sorry- stick out hand, as if to shake hands, and twist wrist as if waving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pointing- puckering or pursing of the lips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Up the road- lift chin up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impolite Gestures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Yawning, whistling, yelling to get someone's attention or pointing with the index finger </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Holidays </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ano Nove- New Years Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fireworks and live music </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carnival Rio- 5 days up to Ash Wednesday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conga drums, costumes, group dancing, parades, parties, sambas, street parades, and music </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Christmas- December 24-25 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gift exchange and big meals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dia de le Raza- October 12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Celebrates discovery of Americas and ethnic mixing </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Argentina <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>97% white (Italian and Spanish) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3% mestizo, Amerindian, or non-white </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>92% Roman Catholic (< 20% practicing) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2% Protestant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2% Jewish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4% Other </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish (Official) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Italian, English, German, French </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Republic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture and Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>sunflower seeds, lemons, soybeans, grapes, corn, tobacco, peanuts, tea, wheat, livestock </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>food processing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, textiles, chemicals and petrochemicals, printing, metallurgy, steel </li></ul></ul></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Buenos_Aires-Puerto_Madero-Hilton-River_View.jpg
  6. 6. Bolivia <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30% Quechua, 30% mestizo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>25% Aymara,15% white </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish, Quechua, Aymara </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All official </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>95% Roman Catholic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5% Protestant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Republic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture and Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>soybeans, coffee, coca, cotton, corn, sugarcane, rice, potatoes; timber </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>mining, smelting, petroleum, food and beverages, tobacco, handicrafts, clothing </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.mayuc.com/images/bolivia-tiahuanaco_statues.jpg
  7. 7. Brazil <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>53.7% white and 6.2% black </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>38.5% mulatto (mixed white and black) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>0.9% other and 0.7% unspecified </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>73.6% Roman Catholic and 15.4% Protestant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.3% Spiritualist and 0.3% Bantu/voodoo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.8% other,0.2% unspecified and 7.4% none </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Portuguese (official) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish, English, French </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federative Republic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture and Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>coffee, soybeans, wheat, rice, corn, sugarcane, cocoa, citrus; beef </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>textiles, shoes, chemicals, cement, lumber, iron ore, tin, steel, aircraft, motor vehicles and parts, other machinery and equipment </li></ul></ul></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Gramado.7.jpg
  8. 8. Chile <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>95% white and white-Amerindian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3% Amerindian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2% other </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>70% Roman Catholic, 15.1% Evangelical, 1.1% Jehovah’s Witness, and 1% other Christian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4.6% other </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8.3% none </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Republic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture and Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grapes, apples, pears, onions, wheat, corn, oats, peaches, garlic, asparagus, beans, beef, poultry, wool, fish and timber </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Copper, other minerals, foodstuffs, fish processing, iron and steel, wood and wood products, transport equipment, cement, textiles </li></ul></ul></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Torres1.jpg
  9. 9. Columbia <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>58% mestizo, 20% white, 14% mulatto, and 4% black </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3% mixed black-Amerindian and 1% Amerindian </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>90% Roman Catholic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10% other </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Republic where executive branch dominates governmental structure </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture and Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coffee, cut flowers, bananas, rice, tobacco, corn, sugarcane, cocoa beans, oilseed, vegetables, forest products, and shrimp </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Textiles, food processing, oil, clothing, footwear, beverages, chemicals, cement, gold, coal, and emeralds </li></ul></ul></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Lezo.jpg
  10. 10. Ecuador <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>65% mestizo, 25% Amerindian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7% Spanish and others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3% black </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>95% Roman Catholic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5% other </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish (official) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amerindian languages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Republic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture and Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bananas, coffee, cocoa, rice, potatoes, manioc (tapioca), plantains, sugarcane, cattle, sheep, pigs, beef, pork, dairy products, balsa wood, fish and shrimp </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Petroleum, food processing, textiles, wood products, and chemicals </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.export.gov.il/Eng/_Uploads/3846ecuador.jpg
  11. 11. Paraguay <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>95% mestizo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5% other </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>89.6% Roman Catholic, 6.2% Protestant, and 1.1% other Christian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.9% other or unspecified </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.1% none </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish (official) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guarani (official) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Constitutional republic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture and Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cotton, sugarcane, soybeans, corn, wheat, tobacco, cassava (tapioca), fruits, vegetables, beef, pork, eggs, mild, and timber </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sugar, cement, textiles, beverages, wood products, steel, metallurgic, electric power </li></ul></ul></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Paraguay-001.jpg
  12. 12. Peru <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>45% Amerindian, 37% mestizo, and 15% white </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3% black, Japanese, Chinese, or other </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>81% Roman Catholic, 1.4% Seventh Day Adventist, and 1.4% other Christian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>0.6% other </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>16.3% unspecified or none </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Constitutional republic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish and Quechua (official) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aymara and minor Amazonian languages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture and Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Asparagus, coffee, cotton, sugarcane, rice, potatoes, corn, plantains, grapes, oranges, coca, poultry, beef, dairy products, fish, and guinea pigs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mining and refining of minerals, steel, metal fabrication, petroleum extraction and refining, natural gas, fishing and fish processing, textiles, clothing, and food processing </li></ul></ul></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Peru_Machu_Picchu_Sunrise_2.jpg
  13. 13. Uruguay <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>88% white </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8% mestizo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4% black </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>66% Roman Catholic, 2% Protestant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1% Jewish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>31% nonprofessing or other </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish and Portunol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brazilero (Portuguese-Spanish mix) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Constitutional republic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture and Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rice, wheat, corn, barley, livestock, and fish </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Food processing, electrical machinery, transportation equipment, petroleum products, textiles, chemicals, and beverages </li></ul></ul></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Playa_Pocitos.jpg
  14. 14. Venezuela <ul><li>Ethnic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Arab, German, African, and indigenous people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>96% Roman Catholic and 2% Protestant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2% other </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish (official) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indigenous dialects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal republic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture and Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corn, sorghum, sugarcane, rice, bananas, vegetables, coffee, beef, pork, milk, eggs, and fish </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Petroleum, construction materials, food processing, textiles, iron ore mining, steel, aluminum, motor vehicle assembly </li></ul></ul></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Altamira.JPG

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