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Chapter 7

Chapter 7


Atacama desert

Atacama Desert

  • The _____________________ in South America is one of the driest places on Earth.

Transportation corridor

Transportation Corridor

  • The Amazon River is very important to trade in South America because it provides a ___________ ______________.



  • Which group developed the first known civilization in South America?

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  • What percent of South America’s population lives in South america?



  • What South American country won its independence from Portugal peacefully?

North america

North America

  • The land of South America looks very much like the land of what other country?

Andes mountains

Andes Mountains

  • What is the name of Earth’s largest mountain range?



  • The _________________is a vast grassland in Argentina.

Atacama desert in patagonia

Atacama Desert in Patagonia

  • The driest place in South America is _______________ __________ ____ __________.

United states

United States

  • The Amazon River could drain in an area equal to most of what country?

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  • What fraction of the land in South America is actually used for farming?

Argentina brazil chile

Argentina, Brazil, Chile

  • Which 3 countries in South America are the leading manufacturing countries for the continent?

Simon bolivar and jose de san martin

Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin

  • Which two people helped South American colonies win independence?

Farming and mining exports

Farming and Mining Exports

  • Many South American countries want to make their economies less dependent on ____________ ___ ___________ ___________.

Trade organizations

Trade organizations

  • To further improve their economies, South American countries have formed _______________ ___________________.

Slash and burn

Slash and burn

  • The Tupi-Guaranis used a method of farming called:

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  • What cultural group built a large empire in South America by conquering one group of people after another?



  • The Spanish governed all of South America except _________________.

Social classes

Social Classes

  • The Spanish set up a system of groups in society with different levels of importance called:



  • Crowded cities with very poor people are called:

Natural human capital resources capital

Natural, Human, Capital Resources/Capital

  • What three things make up the factors of production and which is S.A. lacking?

Giant staircase cut into hillsides

Giant staircase cut into hillsides.

  • Define a terrace



  • What type of government did all S.A. countries become after getting their independence?

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