Due for Wednesday 8/28 - Latin American Geography
1) We will assign each student a Central American nation to research. You must
prepare a short 10 minute presentation on your assigned nation for the class.
Begin working on your nation now as your presentation is due in one week on
Wednesday, 9/4. A good resource with maps and nation by nation info is found here.
2) We will begin watching the following movie about the Colombian Exchange and
complete the questions. Its the BEST documentary on the after-effects of the
European Invasion of North and South America.
Due for Monday 8/26- Welcome! Your journey begins today...
1) To understand Latin American history and culture, you have to understand Latin
American Geography. Begin by identifying the following 32 locations:
Early Civilizations: Mayan Empire Aztec Empire Incan Empire Nazca Empire
North and Central American Nations/Territories:
Mexico Belize Guatemala El Salvador Nicaragua Costa Rica
Honduras Panama Cuba Dominican Republic Puerto Rico USA
Key Cities: Mexico City Belmopan Guatemala City San Salvador Managua
San Jose Tegucigalpa Panama City Havana Santo Domingo San Juan
Oceans/Bays: Atlantic Ocean Gulf of Mexico Caribbean Sea Pacific Ocean
2) Then locate the above locations onto the following map. Please be precise!
If this kid can do it, you can too.
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