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Central America and the Caribbean Chapter 10, Section 2 • Isthmus • Cultural hearth • United Provinces of Central America • Panama Canal • Calypso • Reggae • Informal economy Human Perspective • A man, a plan, a canal, Panama! Native and Colonial America • The Maya • Spanish control • Independence • United Provinces of Central America • Separation Native and Colonial Caribbean • Indians • Spanish arrival • Sugar and slaves • Rebellion and independence Cultural Blends • Blends • Spanish and Native in Central America • Other European and African in Caribbean How does Central American Culture differ from Caribbean Culture? Economics: Job and People • A “developing” region • Caribbean cash crops • Chiquita, Dole and MJB • Panama Canal • Rural Central America • Crowded Islands What product do you consume that come from this region? Popular Culture, Tourism, and Jobs • Music – Calypso – Reggae – Afro-cuban • Tourism • Informal Economy Can you list other musical styles or artists from Central America and the Caribbean? 4. Which of these was not a colonial power in the region? a. the United Kingdom b. France c. Germany d. the Netherlands 5. A man, a plan, a canal… a. Colombia! b. Nicaragua! c. Panama! d. Viva Mexico! 6. Which of these kinds f music is not identified with the Caribbean? a. Polka b. Reggae c. Salsa d. Calypso
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