Callum & Tony Presents. Chille 1P9 Mr McGowan S1 Americas Adventure
Chile  <ul><li>Santiago </li></ul><ul><li>Antofagasta, Concepcion, Valparaiso . </li></ul><ul><li>Chilean peso. </li></ul>...
History <ul><li>1541 - Pedro de Valdivia begins Spanish conquest and founds Santiago 1553 - Araucanians capture and kill V...
People <ul><li>Pedro de Valdivia Original Spanish conquistador, arrived in 1540 and founded Santiago in 1541. </li></ul><u...
Wildlife <ul><li>With its wildlife, Nature has given Chile a diversity of plant and animal life witch is possibly more var...
Terrain <ul><li>Terrain:  low coastal mountains; fertile central valley; rugged Andes in east  </li></ul>
Landmarks <ul><li>The Atacama Desert. </li></ul><ul><li>It cant be lived on because it is so dry. </li></ul>
Interesting Facts <ul><li>Chile is 2640 miles long and only an average of 110 miles wide. Also, about half of the total po...
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A pupil presentation using ICT and research on a Latin American country. This is an exemplification of Curriculum for Excellence in Hamilton Grammar school, and in Mr McGowan's S1 ICT class.

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Chile Callum and Tony

  1. 1. Callum & Tony Presents. Chille 1P9 Mr McGowan S1 Americas Adventure
  2. 2. Chile <ul><li>Santiago </li></ul><ul><li>Antofagasta, Concepcion, Valparaiso . </li></ul><ul><li>Chilean peso. </li></ul><ul><li>Main Products </li></ul><ul><li>Flag (At the side) </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul>
  3. 3. History <ul><li>1541 - Pedro de Valdivia begins Spanish conquest and founds Santiago 1553 - Araucanians capture and kill Valdivia 1810 - Overthrow of the king of Spain by Napoleon 1810 - Junta in Santiago proclaims autonomy for Chile 1814 - Spain regains control of Chile 1817 - The battles of Chacabuco and Maipu when Spanish defeated by Army of the Andes led by Jose de San Martin and Bernardo O'Higgins 1818 - Chile becomes independent 1818 - O'Higgins takes role of supreme leader 1879-84 - Chile increases its territory after it defeats Peru and Bolivia in War of the Pacific 1927 - General Carlos Ibanez del Campo seizes power and establishes dictatorship 1948-58 - Communist Party banned. </li></ul>
  4. 4. People <ul><li>Pedro de Valdivia Original Spanish conquistador, arrived in 1540 and founded Santiago in 1541. </li></ul><ul><li>Arturo Pratt Chilean naval hero who led the winning battle against Peru near Iquique. </li></ul><ul><li>Bernardo O'Higgins The illegitimate son of a Peruvian Viceroy, Chile's first elected leader following independence from Spain in 1818. </li></ul><ul><li>Salvador Allende The first ever openly elected communist leader who ruled Chile as president from 1970 to 1973 when he was ousted from power by a bloody coup. </li></ul><ul><li>Augusto Pinochet Appointed head of the Chilean army just days before leading the armed forces in a coup against the then sitting and democratically-elected, Marxist president Salvador Allende. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wildlife <ul><li>With its wildlife, Nature has given Chile a diversity of plant and animal life witch is possibly more varied than in any other country on the planet, as the climate and geography changes so spectacularly from desert to Antarctic in the length of the country. From flamingos in the North to penguins in the south, with condors nearly everywhere in the mountains, with unmatchable wildflowers in the spring and summer, with the cordillera and its amazing rock formations in the North and snow capped towers in the south, what other country can offer such a feast of nature and wildlife to its visitors? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Terrain <ul><li>Terrain: low coastal mountains; fertile central valley; rugged Andes in east </li></ul>
  7. 7. Landmarks <ul><li>The Atacama Desert. </li></ul><ul><li>It cant be lived on because it is so dry. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Interesting Facts <ul><li>Chile is 2640 miles long and only an average of 110 miles wide. Also, about half of the total population of Chile live in Santiago, the country's capital. </li></ul>

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