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Population Patterns. Chapter 9 Section 1. Human Characteristics. About 572 million ppl (2012) Many ethnic grps: Amerindians (Natives/ Indigenous) Europeans (Span, Port, & French started) Argentina & Uruguay = immigrant nations Africans Asians (Chin. in Peru & Jap. in Brazil).

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population patterns

Population Patterns

Chapter 9 Section 1

human characteristics
Human Characteristics
  • About 572 million ppl (2012)
  • Many ethnic grps:
    • Amerindians (Natives/ Indigenous)
    • Europeans (Span, Port, & French started)
      • Argentina & Uruguay = immigrant nations
    • Africans
    • Asians (Chin. in Peru & Jap. in Brazil)
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Human Characteristics
  • Blending of grps:
    • Mestizos: Eur + Amerindians
      • (MX, Hond., El Salv., Para.)
    • Mulattoes: Eur + Africans
      • (Cuba, DR)
    • Zambos: African +

Amerindians

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Human Characteristics
  • Language:
    • Spanish #1
    • Brazil: Portuguese
    • Haiti, Martinique, F.G.: French
    • Jamaica, Belize, Guyana: English
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Human Characteristics
  • Lang. cont’d
    • Most ppl are bilingual
      • European and indigenous lang.
      • Patois- dialects that blend indigenous, European, African, and Asian.
population
Population
  • Growth @ 55%
    • 800 million by 2050
  • Problem b/c geography limits where people live…like…?

Pop. lives on 1/3 of land

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Population
  • Populated Rim:
    • Most live on coast
      • Why not interior? Why coast?
    • E. Coast is most populated
    • N & W: Caracas to Santiago is next
    • Few live on NE coast (too tropical) & few in far S (Patagonia)
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Population
  • To get ppl to the interior, Braz. govn’t moved capital from Rio de Janerio to Brasilia
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Population
  • Density: don’t forget about size of country!
    • Ecuador= 158 ppl/sq. mile
    • Brazil= 60 ppl/sq. mile
    • Barbados= 1,652 ppl/sq. mile
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Population
  • Greater Mexico City is world’s 2nd most populous metro area (21.2 mil)
    • Tokyo is 1st (32.5 mil)
  • Sao Paulo is largest city in LA & 7th in world (10 mil)
    • Shanghai is largest (17 mil)
migration
Migration
  • Reason to move N to US:
    • better living conditions, political freedom, & to escape political unrest
    • Mostly from MX, Central America, and Caribbean
    • Most move to CA, TX, NY, FL, and IL
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Migration
  • “Coyotes”- those who help to illegally smuggle ppl, esp. from MX
    • Multibillion $ business
    • Some do it to help
    • Others are ruthless and violent
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Migration
  • “Wet foot” vs. “Dry foot”
    • For Cuban immigrants
    • Make it to land, they’re granted asylum from communist Cuba
      • Can apply for citizenship
    • Those caught in water are sent back
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Migration
  • Seven Mile Bridge
    • Connects mainland to FL islands
    • Damaged multiple times from hurricanes
    • If Cubans make it to old part/piers that are no longer connected sent back to Cuba (not on US soil)
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Migration
  • Internal Migration:
    • Rural to urban for jobs
      • Fertile land is scarce or not shared by wealthy
      • MX City, Rio & Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires- most urbanized
      • Stresses cities resources (fresh water, sewers, utilities, HOUSING)
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in Rio de Janeiro

Migration
  • Common pattern:

Move to city for job 

Rural ppl lack edu./ skills for good job 

Housing, schools & health care strained

No $ to return to village 

Forced to live in pov. w/ poor housing 

Families split under stress 

Many homeless children

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Migration
  • Moving to other LA countries
    • Leave mostly for pull factors
    • DR is in bad shape…many move to NYC (800,000 in 80s) or PR (200,000 in 80s) waiting to get into US
    • Haitians moving to DR stress resources
    • Read “Terror at Sea” & write reflection