7SS – Latin America – Unit 4 – Study Guide

7SS – Unit 3 – Latin America – Study Guide

 Define

 

Hydroelectric power – 

 

Canopy – 

 

Developing countries

 

Export – 

 

Cash Crop – 

 

Service Industries – 

 

Deforestation – 

 

Slash and Burn Farming – 

 

Reforestation – 

 

Panama Canal – 

 

Amazon River – 

 

Andes Mountains

 

Plateau –

 

River Basin – 

 

Gulf of Mexico – 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Possible Essay Questions

 

Why is the Amazon River an important water system to Latin America? (4 Points)

 

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Why is a tropical climate dominant in much of Latin America? (3 Points)

 

 

 

 

 

In what direction do Peru’s mountains run? (1 Point)

 

 

What river makes up two-thirds of the boundary between Mexico and the United States? (1 Points)

 

 

What are some concerns people have aoub the deforestation of the Amazon River Basin? (4 Points)

 

 

 

 

 

Who would benefit from the deforestation of the Amazon River Basin? (4 Points)

 

 

 

 

 

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