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Chapter 9 Vocabulary. Intro To Latin America. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. Vocab Questions. 11 12 13. 1. Chapter 9 Name for the Spanish explorers who claimed land in the Americas for Spain. Conquistador. 2. Chapter 9 The contact and interaction of one culture with another.

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Chapter 9 vocabulary

Chapter 9 Vocabulary

Intro

To

Latin America


Vocab questions

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Vocab Questions

11

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13


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Chapter 9

Name for the Spanish explorers who claimed land in the Americas for Spain

Conquistador


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2

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The contact and interaction of one culture with another

Cultural Convergence


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A Latin American military dictator

Caudillo


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A Grasslands region in Argentina and Uruguay.

Pampas


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A small, low island or coral reef

Cay


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Rock-like skeletons of tiny sea-animals

Coral


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A storm with winds of at least 39 miles per hour

Tropical Storm


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A destructive tropical storm that forms over the Atlantic Ocean, with winds of at least 74 miles per hour

Hurricane


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Warm ocean current off South America’s northwestern coast that influences global weather patterns

El Nino


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The uppermost layer of a forest where tree branches meet

Canopy


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A person of mixed European and Native American heritage

Mestizo


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A person of mixed African and European ancestry

Mulatto


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Economic System in Which decisions about production, price, and other economic factors are determined by the law of supply and demand

Market Economy


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Total value of goods/services produced w/in a country in a year, divided by the total population

GDP Per Capita


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Economic System controlled by a single, central government

Command Economy


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Economic System in which families produce goods/services for their own use, with little surplus and exchange of goods.

Traditional Economy


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