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  • Brazil

    1. 1. Brazil
    2. 2. Location
    3. 3. Location•Brazil borders every country in South America except for (1) CHILE and ECUADOR.
    4. 4. Location•Brazil borders every country in South America except for (1) CHILE and ECUADOR.•It is the (2) FIFTH largest country in the world.
    5. 5. Location•Brazil borders every country in South America except for (1) CHILE and ECUADOR.•It is the (2) FIFTH largest country in the world.•It makes up almost (3) 1/2 of South America.
    6. 6. Location•Brazil borders every country in South America except for (1) CHILE and ECUADOR.•It is the (2) FIFTH largest country in the world.•It makes up almost (3) 1/2 of South America.•It is larger than the (4) CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES.
    7. 7. Land and Climate
    8. 8. Land and Climate•There are three distinct regions: the (5) COASTAL PLAIN, THE HIGHLANDS, AND THE LOWLANDS.
    9. 9. Land and Climate•There are three distinct regions: the (5) COASTAL PLAIN, THE HIGHLANDS, AND THE LOWLANDS.•The (6) AMAZON RIVER is the second-longest river in the world. It is almost (7) 4,000 miles long.
    10. 10. Land and Climate•There are three distinct regions: the (5) COASTAL PLAIN, THE HIGHLANDS, AND THE LOWLANDS.•The (6) AMAZON RIVER is the second-longest river in the world. It is almost (7) 4,000 miles long.•Other important rivers are the (8) PARANA and the SAN FRANCISCO.
    11. 11. Land and Climate•There are three distinct regions: the (5) COASTAL PLAIN, THE HIGHLANDS, AND THE LOWLANDS.•The (6) AMAZON RIVER is the second-longest river in the world. It is almost (7) 4,000 miles long.•Other important rivers are the (8) PARANA and the SAN FRANCISCO.•The (9) BRAZILIAN HIGHLANDS cover one half of the country and drop sharply, forming an (10) ESCARPMENT.
    12. 12. Economy
    13. 13. Economy•From the Amazon Basin, Brazilians get (11) MINERALS, WOOD, RUBBER. Once the land is cleared, they use it to grow (12) SOYBEANS and TOBACCO and graze cattle.
    14. 14. Economy•From the Amazon Basin, Brazilians get (11) MINERALS, WOOD, RUBBER. Once the land is cleared, they use it to grow (12) SOYBEANS and TOBACCO and graze cattle.•(13) COFFEE is grown in the highlands region.
    15. 15. Economy•From the Amazon Basin, Brazilians get (11) MINERALS, WOOD, RUBBER. Once the land is cleared, they use it to grow (12) SOYBEANS and TOBACCO and graze cattle.•(13) COFFEE is grown in the highlands region.•Brazil produces more (14) COFFEE, ORANGES, and BANANAS than any country in the world.
    16. 16. Economy•From the Amazon Basin, Brazilians get (11) MINERALS, WOOD, RUBBER. Once the land is cleared, they use it to grow (12) SOYBEANS and TOBACCO and graze cattle.•(13) COFFEE is grown in the highlands region.•Brazil produces more (14) COFFEE, ORANGES, and BANANAS than any country in the world.•Other exports include (15) BEEF, SUGARCANE, and AUTOMOBILES.
    17. 17. Economic Problems
    18. 18. Economic Problems•Almost (16) 1/5 of people live in extreme poverty. Many cities are surrounded by (17) FAVELAS, or slum areas.
    19. 19. Economic Problems•Almost (16) 1/5 of people live in extreme poverty. Many cities are surrounded by (17) FAVELAS, or slum areas.•Brazil has the largest rain forest but also the highest rate of (18) DEFORESTATION, which has long-lasting and far-reaching effects.
    20. 20. People
    21. 21. People•There are (19) 188 million people in Brazil; it has the largest population of all Latin American countries.
    22. 22. People•There are (19) 188 million people in Brazil; it has the largest population of all Latin American countries.•Almost all Brazilians speak (20) PORTUGUESE.
    23. 23. People•There are (19) 188 million people in Brazil; it has the largest population of all Latin American countries.•Almost all Brazilians speak (20) PORTUGUESE.•Most people are descendants of the (21) PORTUGUESE, (22) 38% of people are of mixed descent, and (23) 6% of people are of African descent.
    24. 24. People•There are (19) 188 million people in Brazil; it has the largest population of all Latin American countries.•Almost all Brazilians speak (20) PORTUGUESE.•Most people are descendants of the (21) PORTUGUESE, (22) 38% of people are of mixed descent, and (23) 6% of people are of African descent.•More than (24) 80% of people are (25) CATHOLIC.
    25. 25. History
    26. 26. History•Native Americans lived in Brazil until the (26) PORTUGUESE arrived in the 1500s.
    27. 27. History•Native Americans lived in Brazil until the (26) PORTUGUESE arrived in the 1500s.•The (27) PORTUGUESE forced the natives to work on plantations. Many of the native died.
    28. 28. History•Native Americans lived in Brazil until the (26) PORTUGUESE arrived in the 1500s.•The (27) PORTUGUESE forced the natives to work on plantations. Many of the native died.•As a result, (28) AFRICANS were brought over to work on the plantations.
    29. 29. History•Native Americans lived in Brazil until the (26) PORTUGUESE arrived in the 1500s.•The (27) PORTUGUESE forced the natives to work on plantations. Many of the native died.•As a result, (28) AFRICANS were brought over to work on the plantations.•Slavery was banned in (29) 1888, but the African culture has blended with the Brazilian culture.
    30. 30. History•Native Americans lived in Brazil until the (26) PORTUGUESE arrived in the 1500s.•The (27) PORTUGUESE forced the natives to work on plantations. Many of the native died.•As a result, (28) AFRICANS were brought over to work on the plantations.•Slavery was banned in (29) 1888, but the African culture has blended with the Brazilian culture.•(30) CAPOEIRA is a fight-dance or martial art that was invented by African slaves.
    31. 31. Cities
    32. 32. Cities•Millions of people moved from (31) RURAL areas to (32) URBAN areas in search of jobs.
    33. 33. Cities•Millions of people moved from (31) RURAL areas to (32) URBAN areas in search of jobs.•This has caused intense (33) OVERCROWDING.
    34. 34. Cities•Millions of people moved from (31) RURAL areas to (32) URBAN areas in search of jobs.•This has caused intense (33) OVERCROWDING.•(34) SAO PAOLO has 19.7 million residents and is the (35) FIFTH largest city in the world.
    35. 35. Cities•Millions of people moved from (31) RURAL areas to (32) URBAN areas in search of jobs.•This has caused intense (33) OVERCROWDING.•(34) SAO PAOLO has 19.7 million residents and is the (35) FIFTH largest city in the world.•(36) RIO DE JANEIRO used to be the capital, but in 1960, the capital was moved to a new city, (37) BRASILIA. It was built specifically as the new capital to bring people inland.
    36. 36. Government
    37. 37. Government•Brazil gained independence from Portugal in (38) 1822.
    38. 38. Government•Brazil gained independence from Portugal in (38) 1822.•(39) EMPERORS ruled until 1889, when (40) MILITARY DICTATORS took over.
    39. 39. Government•Brazil gained independence from Portugal in (38) 1822.•(39) EMPERORS ruled until 1889, when (40) MILITARY DICTATORS took over.•Today, Brazil is a (41) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and people are (42) REQUIRED to vote.
    40. 40. Culture
    41. 41. Culture•The most popular sport is (43) SOCCER, or futbol.
    42. 42. Culture•The most popular sport is (43) SOCCER, or futbol.•(44) VOLLEYBALL is also very popular.
    43. 43. Culture•The most popular sport is (43) SOCCER, or futbol.•(44) VOLLEYBALL is also very popular.•(45) CARNAVAL is a holiday that happens just before Lent, the 40 days before Easter. There are huge (46) PARADES and lots of dancing.
    44. 44. Culture•The most popular sport is (43) SOCCER, or futbol.•(44) VOLLEYBALL is also very popular.•(45) CARNAVAL is a holiday that happens just before Lent, the 40 days before Easter. There are huge (46) PARADES and lots of dancing.•The (47) SAMBA originated in Brazil.
    45. 45. Did you know?
    46. 46. Did you know?•Christmas is celebrated with (48) FIREWORKS.
    47. 47. Did you know?•Christmas is celebrated with (48) FIREWORKS.•The largest (49) JAPANESE community outside of (50) JAPAN is in Brazil.
    48. 48. Did you know?•Christmas is celebrated with (48) FIREWORKS.•The largest (49) JAPANESE community outside of (50) JAPAN is in Brazil.•Brazil is home to more than 700,000 species of (51) INSECTS.
    49. 49. Did you know?•Christmas is celebrated with (48) FIREWORKS.•The largest (49) JAPANESE community outside of (50) JAPAN is in Brazil.•Brazil is home to more than 700,000 species of (51) INSECTS.•Brazil won the (52) 2002 WORLD CUP. They have won (53) FIVE TIMES, more than any other country in the world.
    50. 50. REVIEW•F6 Front: 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 10, 11•F6 Back: 1, 2, 3, 4, 12•F8: 3, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14•F10: 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 •12. Why do people move from rural to urban areas?

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