Latin America Region Project 2

World G. (Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Coasta Rica)

Brazil, brasilia

Absolute location-15.7989° S, 47.8667° W

relative location- In south america

Place

Physical feature-

1.The amazon rain forest

2.The amazon river

Human feature-

1.The Brazilian government is moving ahead "at any cost" with plans to build the largest dam in the world.

2. Christ the redeemer

Region (9 Traits of Culture)

language-Portuguese

History- The Portuguese were the first European settlers to arrive in the area, led by adventurous Pedro Cabral, who began the colonial period in 1500.

Food and Shelter-More than 80% of all housing units were detached houses of brick, stone, wood or concrete or concrete or concrete.

Education systems-Certain levels of education are compulsory for all children living in Brazil, while others, such as pre-school and upper secondary school, remain optional.

Security/programs-They have the military, police and counsels for their protection.

Relationships(family and others-57% of the population are married

Political and social organization- Brazil is a mixture of races and ethnicities, resulting in rich diversity.

Religion- Roman Catholic (nominal) 80%

Movement

  • Personal stereo, the precursor of the Walkman originated in Brazil.
  • Hot air balloon was invented in Brazil

HEI

Adaption-The dam they built.

Modification- There modification is tariff farming.

Peru (Lima)

Absolute location-12.0433° S, 77.0283° W

Relative location-In south America

Place

Physical Feature-

1.Nazca Desert

2.The Andes Mountains

Human features

1. Pyramids of Tucume

2.The Inca ruins

Region (9 Traits of Culture)

Language-Spanish, Quechua, Aymara are the main language there.

History-Inca empire was around during 1500 A.D.

Food and Shelter-Most houses are made out of adobe houses.

Education systems-Primary Education. Education in Peru through primary and secondary school is theoretically free for children from ages 7 to 16.

Security/Protection-They have Peruvian National Police for protection.

Relation(Family and others)-The average size for families for the nation as a whole is 5 people per household.

Political and social organizations-Peruvian civic organization

Religion-The predominant religion is Roman Catholic

Movement

1.Francisco Pizarro killed the last Inca emperor Atahualpa

2. General Jose de San Martin captures Lima from Spanish and proclaims Peru independent

HEI

Adaption-They built the Limón Dam

Modification-They modified the skulls of the Indians.

Argentina (Buenes Aires)

Absolute location-34.6033° S, 58.3817° W

Relative location-south of South America

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Place

Physical feature

1. Pampas is a large area that is just grassland where they grow crops which extends from Buenos Aires.

2. Andes mountains are in Argentina as well.

Human feature

1. Casa Rosada is a is the executive mansion and office of the President of Argentina.

2. The Obelisco de Buenos Aires is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires.

Region

Language-Spanish is the official language.

History-1580 Buenos Aires was established.

Food and Shelter-Their are houses in Argentina.

Education systems-Education in Argentina is highly valued, in Argentina these schools are called Polimodals.

Security/Protection-Argentine Federal Police (equivalent to the FBI in the USA).

Relationships(Family and others)- In Argentina, a person's family relationships are an important source of power and influence.

Political and Social Organizations-Communist Youth Federation of Argentina (FJCA).

Religion-Christianity is the main religion.

Movement

1.In 1580 Buenos Aires was established.

2.The Portuguese established a trading post across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires.

HEI

Modification-Eliana Dam

Adaption-Tariff Farming

Costa Rica (San Jose)

Absolute location-9.6000° N, 83.9500° W

Relative location-By Mexico

Region

Language-The main language is Spanish.

History-In 1502, during his fourth and final trip to the Americas, Christopher Columbus landed in Costa Rica.

Food and Shelter-Most houses are made of gypsum.

Education Systems-American International School of Costa Rica.

Security/Protection-Costa Rica has no millitary, and security is maintained by a series of police forces.

Relationship(Family and others)-Average marriages are 13y in years in Costa Rica.

Political and Social Organizations-School and University groups. Ecotours, Conservations, and building homes.

Religion-Roman Catholicism is the main religion.

Movement

1.Columbus explored costa rica in 1502.

2.In 1821 Costa Rica became Independent.

HEI

Modification-Boruca dam

Adaption-Tariff Farming

Place

Physical features

1.Arenal mountains

2.Pacuare river

Human features

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