South America

Monserrat Avalos

Countries in South America

There are fourteen countries in South America including Falkland Island from United Kingdom. As you see here Brazil is the biggest country in S. America and Argentina is the second biggest country of all except Brazil. Guiana is the smallest country along along with others.
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Water Parts in South America ( rivers, lakes ,and oceans)

There are two oceans that border South America, the Atlantic and the Pacific ocean. South America has a lot of rivers, for example the Amazon River, Negro River, and the Madeira River. These are only three.
This picture below shows the Amazon River
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Cultures from South America

South American culture is almost half of of the cultures in this world. S. America had its own tradition and heritages but soon the S. American culture was influenced by other cultures. These cultures were from Europe, Africa, the most modern cultures were from North America, and these cultures also came from other parts of the world.
The person in the picture is in a festival in South America
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South American History (Latin America: S. America, Mexico, and Central America)

After the new world was discovered, Spain realized that this land had valuable resources. But soon they notice it wasn't. The Aztecs of Mexico and the Incas of Peru which is in S. America. They had to be defeated.

Education in South America

Education in South America is not enough, 30% of preschool age children do not attend school. They are mostly poor, rural, indigenous, and afro- descendants. Primary aged children almost have universal coverage. However there is still 5 million students to incorporate in primary education system.
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Economy in South America

South America has many industries, flourishing trade, and import-export markets. In the past, S. American countries had a slow pace of an economic development. Now it has a rapid economic development, it has a greater economic independence since World War.

South America

South America is considered a subcontinent of the Americas. Located in the western hemisphere and mostly in the southern hemisphere.
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