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• Review of Chapter 1, all
          section
One of the uses of
   the rivers in
Central America is
  to produce…..
•Hydroelectricity
• What makes the soil
  in the farmland in
  Mexico and Central
  America so fertile?
•A. Fishing
•B. Volcanic Ash
•C. Coral
•B. Volcanic Ash
• What is the region in
  Mexico that contains
  most of the country’s
  important cities and
  best farmland?
• A. Cuba
• B. Brazil
• C. Mexico’s Central
  Plateau
•C. Mexico’s
 Central Plateau
•What do farmers
 grow in Argentina
 and Uruguay?
Wheat and Apples
• In which Hemisphere is
  Latin America located?
•Western
 Hemisphere
• Coral comes from…
• Skeletons of tiny sea
  animals
• The types of crops
  grown by Andes
  Mountain farmers are
  influenced by …..
•Elevation
•Caribbean
 islands are
 formed from
 coral and …..
•Tops of
 underwater
 Mountains
•When oil prices
 dropped in
 Venezuela the
 country realized it
 needed to ….
•Diversify its
 economy
• Venezuela produces…
•OIL
•Which countries
 produce Coffee?
• Columbia and Brazil
•What effects the
 climate of Latin
 America?
• Elevation, the
  distance from the
  equator, the
  windpatterns
• The climate in Latin
  America is….
• Different from place
  to place
•Trade and Travel
 are affected by…
•High Mountains and
 dense rainforest
•Long Mountain
 chain that runs
 the west coast of
 South America
• Andes Mountain
•Where is the
 largest rainforest
 in the world?
•Amazon River Basin
• Where are important
  cities and farmland
  located in Mexico?
•Mexico’s Central
 Plateau
 Economy
refers to …
• The money or wealth of
  a country
• The regions of Latin
  America include…..
•Mexico and the
 Caribbean Island,
 South America, and
 Central America
• The grasslands of Latin
  America are known as
  the…..
•Pampas
• A river or stream
  that flows into a main
  river is called……
•Tributary
• Production of other
  crops or resources to
  add variety to expand
  a country’s economy
•diversify

				
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