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


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)


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%


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


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


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


1.Francisco Pizarro killed the last Inca emperor Atahualpa

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


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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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.


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.


1.In 1580 Buenos Aires was established.

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


Modification-Eliana Dam

Adaption-Tariff Farming

Costa Rica (San Jose)

Absolute location-9.6000° N, 83.9500° W

Relative location-By Mexico


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.


1.Columbus explored costa rica in 1502.

2.In 1821 Costa Rica became Independent.


Modification-Boruca dam

Adaption-Tariff Farming


Physical features

1.Arenal mountains

2.Pacuare river

Human features