central america & the caribbean

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Geography (Ms. Sue)

How does the culture of the Caribbean differ from the culture of Central America? A: The culture of the Caribbean differs from the culture of Central America as the culture of the Caribbean was shaped by a vast variety of influences, such as by the Spanish, French, British, ...

central america & the caribbean

word bank : belize,costa rica ,coffee, cuba,honduras,lead,mestizos,multicultural,oil,panama canal,puerto rico,rice,sugar cane, slavery,canal 2.___was introduced in the caribbean after indians died from european diseases. 3.central america is an ___between north and south ...

please check(Social studies)

1.A---->B 2.D---->A 1.Which of he following is the greatest threat to the island's resources? (central american and the caribbean) i included that because i think that is the islands. A.biodiversity B.hurricanes C.deforestation D.ecotourism 2.What causes hurricanes to ...

Social studies***help***

please check my answers 1.A 2.D 1.Which of he following is the greatest threat to the island's resources? (central american and the caribbean) i included that because i think that is the islands. A.biodiversity B.hurricanes C.deforestation D.ecotourism 2.What causes hurricanes...

Geography (Ms. Sue)

4). What European countries had colonies in the Caribbean? 5). Which European country settled most of Central America? My answers to these questions are the following: 4). Spain, France, Great Britain, Netherlands, Denmark had colonies in the Caribbean. 5). The country of ...

Social Studies

what Continent is Central america and the caribbean islands is considered to be part of north america?

social studies

Latin America Unit 3 Test 1.Which is a key factor that affects the climate of mountainous Latin America? A.snow B.El nino C.elevation D.sea Breezes 2.which statement best describes the economies of central america? A.Central america's economy is dependent on the fishing ...

Geography

Need help with these- 17. The climate on the Caribbean coast of Central America in rainier than the climate on the Pacific coast because the Caribbean coast a. receives moisture throughout the year from the northeasterly winds blowing toward Central America b. has no high ...

Social Studies

8. Which of the following statements about the ancestry of most of the people of Central America is most accurate? (2 points) People in Central America are of African ancestry. People in Central America are of mestizo ancestry. People in Central America are of Spanish ancestry...

history! please help! :)

1. Andean countries in South America include: *Ecuador and Bolivia *Peru and Chile *Ecuador and Columbia *Venezuela and Brazil I chose all except Peru and Chile. 2. Which of the following statements about the ancestry of most of the people of Central America is most accurate? ...

Q

Which natural diasaster poses the most common challenge to central america and caribbean? A.tornadoes B.hurricanes C.floods D.drought

science help

What causes hurricanes to form in central america and the caribbean? A.trade winds B.extreme heat C.lack of cloud cover D.drought

history

what are the main influences on central America & the Caribbean countries? a)Aztecs & Mayas b)ecotourism & communism c)the spice trade & shipping d)colonialism & slavery

Social studies

1. A tropical climate is key to which economic activity in the lowlands of Central America and the Caribbean? a. commerce and manufacturing*** b. production of cash crops c.animal husbandry d. mining Am I right?

Social studies please help! please !

1. which region was home to the SIOUX ? The eastern Woodlands of North America southern Mexico and Central America The pacific northwest of North America The central Plains of north America 2. which represents the Aztec adaptation to their environment a surplus of farm crops ...

Central America

What is the economy of Central America like? What are some of the main products that are exported there?

World Geography

a What are the major groups that blended to form the culture of this region? b What are some major sources of income in the economies of Central America and the Caribbean? c What forms of music have evolved in the region?

geography

my 9 year old daughter is learning about the caribbean on what i don't know please could any one help with any info on the caribbean or latin america wikipedia should have some information. West Indies - Bahamas. Bermuda Triangle? Last but not least perhaps your daughter saw ...

History

How did the British Colonial System in Virginia differ from the Spanish system in Central America and the Caribbean? Explain the differences in the reasons for colonization and the differences in the way their colonies were set up (address both economic and social).

social studies

What circumstance had the most direct impact on European colonization of Caribbean South America? 1) the slave trade in Africa 2) the fur trade n Europe 3) piracy in the Caribbean Sea 4) rumors of gold in El Dorado I think 4 but not sure Thanks for your help

South America

Amok (murderous raging) in Malaysian culture, susto (e.g., spirit attack) in Latin America, and fright in Caribbean Creole are all examples of

Geography

I have this project to do but I didn't briing my book home. This is the problem. . . _______, _______, _________, and ________make up Caribbean South America. I would be greatly gratified if you would help me! i looked it up and saw coloumbia and venezuela but there is four...

Social Studies

How were the civilizations in North America different from the civilzations in Mexico/Central America/South America.

Ap world

Which modern-day territories constitute mesoamerica? a Mexico and central america b central and south america c north and south america d most of mexico and the united states e mexico, the united states , and canada

social studies check answers

2.B 3.A 4.C 5.B 2.Caribbean South America has A. a predominantly tropical climate. B. varied climate zones due to coastal and highland areas. C. an arid climate in the north and a wet climate in the south. D. mountain climates determined by elevation. 3.Which statement best ...

geography

1. If you travel from the Eastern Standard Time Zone to the Central Standard Time Zone, you must adjust your watch. What do you need to do it? You need to add an hour. 2. What two countries in the Caribbean Sea share the same island? The Dominican Republic and Haiti. 3. The ...

time zones

what time zone is cincinatti ohio??? america/adak america/anchor america/chicago america/denver america/indian america/los angelas america/new york america/phoenician america/london america/honululu

Spanish

This is on Costa Rica 1.Where is this country located ? South America or Central America The country is located in Central American. 2.In between which two countries is this country located? 3.What is the capital of this country?

adult education

In a survey of adults throughout the Caribbean, 75% strongly support Caribbean integration.24 adults was selected,throughout the Caribbean, and ask if they strongly support Caribbean. How do i know the condition for a binomial distribution are met?

history

please help me with this during the Cold War, a major goal of United States policy in Latin America was to a. build nuclear weapons bases in Central America b. encourage the countries of Latin America to join in the United Naitons c. protect American financial investments in ...

S.S (DAMON)

1.A 2.C 3.A 4.B 5.D 6. How are natural disasters,like hurricanes and earthquakes,a threat to biodiversity? A. they destroy natural habitats,such as coral reefs,as well B. many of the regions residents lose their homes or businessses C. They are very common,so many creatures ...

Geography

Why is Roman Catholicism the main religion in Caribbean S. America?

history

how did spain estabilish territorial claims in the Caribbean and South America?

history

HOW DID SPAIN ESTABLISH TERRITORIAL CLAIMS IN THE CARIBBEAN AND SOUTH AMERICA?

social studies

how did spain establish territorial claims in the caribbean and south america?

Social studies

1. All of the following are regions of Latin America except * the United States and Canada. * Mexico and Central America. * the Caribbean. * South America. 2. Some Caribbean islands are coral islands formed from * tops of underwater mountains. * skeletons of tiny sea animals...

Social studies (Help)

1. All of the following are regions of Latin America except * the United States and Canada. •• * Mexico and Central America. * the Caribbean. * South America. 2. Some Caribbean islands are coral islands formed from * tops of underwater mountains. * skeletons of tiny sea ...

philosphy

It doesn't snow in jamica .because that's in the caribbean,and it never snows anywhere in the caribbean Do you have a question about this syllogism? It never snows anywhere in the Caribbean Jamaica is in the Caribbean. Therefore, it doesn't snow in Jamaica.

Social Studies

Great early American civilizations built large cities A. in Central and South America. B. In Alaska C. on the plains of North America D. in Asia Is the answer A?

8th grade, history

What was life like in spanish settlements in the caribbean and south america?

Social Studies

What immediate impact did European colonization have on Caribbean South America?

social studies

5) What are some characteristics that unite the nations of Caribbean South America today?

Social Studies

1. Which is a key factor that affects the climate of mountainous Latin America? (2 points) • snow • El Niño • elevation • sea breezes 2. Which statement best describes the economies of Central America? (2 points) • Central America's economy is dependent on the ...

Statistics

In a survey of adults throughout the caribbean 75% strongly support Caribbean integration. You randomly select 24 adults, throughout the Caribbean, and ask each if they strongly support Caribbean integration. What is the probability that at most 15 adults say they strongly ...

Us History

Why were the early settlements in the Caribbean considered more important than those on the mainland of North America?

social studies

name atleast 4 countries that posses islands in the caribbean sea? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caribbean#Present-day_island_territories_of_the_Caribbean Srroll down to list below map that says "Present-day island territories of the Caribbean"

history

where in North America did the mound builders live? A. in the southwest* B. in the Northwest* C. in central Mexico D. in eastern North America 50% A. or B.

history

where in North America did the mound builders live? A. in the southwest* B. in the Northwest* C. in central Mexico D. in eastern North America 50% chance A. or B.

please check(Social studies)

1.A 2.A 3.B 4.D 5.C 1. Which circumstance had the most direct impact on european colonization of caribbean south america A. The slave trade in africa B. the fur trade in europe C. piracy in the caribbean sea D. rumors of gold in EL Dorado 2. How did global trade most ...

8th grade, history ?#2

What type of relationship exsited between the spanish and native americans living in the caribbean and south america?

Social Studies

-Explain the advantages and disadvantages you discovered for interdependence. Include example from the past and present of interdependence in Central America. -Explain the advantage and disadvantages of independence. Include examples from the past and present of independence ...

World History

Which of the following did reforms first try to end in the slave industry? A.Slavery in Caribbean agriculture. B.The culture of slavery in north america. C.The trade in slaves itself. D.Liberation and compensation of slaves. * this is a review for my test and I need help with ...

Geography

Can someone check these for me? 1.What problem has been at the heart of the intense political struggles in Central America? Unequal distribution of usable land is the heart of the political struggle. There is a shortage of farmland in order to meet the needs of everyone. ...

social studies(updated answers)

this is the last time ill post for these 2 questions ill be moving on to the next social studies after this check 3.D 5.C 3.Which statement best describes the economics of Caribbean South America? A. Venezuela benefits from oil resources while other nations rely on cash crops...

please check(Social studies)

please check my answers thanks 1.B 2.C 3.B 4.B 5.C and D 1.How did the haitian revolution impact the history of the united states? A.It brought the united states into a war with spain over cuba. B.France no longer had haiti,so Napeleon was willing to sell louisiana. C.Slave ...

HISTORY HELP ME FAST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Multiple Choice 1. How did the Haitian Revolution impact the history of the United States? (1 point) • It brought the United States into a war with Spain over Cuba. • France no longer had Haiti, so Napoleon was willing to sell Louisiana. • Slave owners in the American ...

ANT

Amok (murderous raging) in Malaysian culture, susto (e.g., spirit attack) in Latin America, and fright in Caribbean Creole are all examples of

Geography

Are these correct: Although Brazil is rich in natural resources, a. the government has done little to foster economics growth b. poverty is prevalent among its population c. the country has not yet begun to industrialize d. the location of these resources makes it almost ...

anthropology

Amok (murderous raging) in Malaysian culture, susto (e.g., spirit attack) in Latin America, and fright in Caribbean Creole are all examples of____

Social Studies

which central american countries have the shortest land distance between the pacific ocean and the caribbean sea Panama and Costa Rica? Or just Panama?

social studies

what are the powers that had claims in noth american in the caribbean? in 1763 what two power dominated in the north america? what natural boundary separted british territory from lousiana?

Social studies help please

1. Great early American civilizations built large cities In Central and South America In Alaska On the plains of North America In Asia 2. Spanish explorers first arrived in the Americas In the nineteenth century In the late 1400s In the late 1500s In the seventeenth century 3...

History

Which best describes accomplishments of Ferdinand Magellan? he sailed around the southern tip of Africa before reaching Calicut, India. he sailed to the Caribbean islands and pioneered trade between Europe, Africa, and the Americas he sailed around South America before sailing...

History

1. Outside of Europe, the major scenes of battle in the Seven Years War were: A. North America and Africa. B. Central America and India. C. India and North America. D. Latin America and Africa. is it C 2. Which of the following statements is an accurate depiction of the nature...

Geography

Are there 7 countries in Central America?

Social studies

What are the names of the nations in central america?

geography

What landforms and climates are found in Central America

english

which seven counteries are located in central america?

Social Studies

Please check my answers??? 4. Trade and travel among the regions of South America have been affected by a. natural resources and vegetation b. high mountains and dense rain forests (I picked this) c. the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean d. Argentina and Venezuela's ...

Science HELP

Although the Amazon Basin receives more than 80 inches of rain per year, South America also has the driest place on Earth, known as A. Death Valley. B. Gobi Desert. C. Atacama Desert. D. the Caribbean.

Geography

Country north of Central America. If you can help me out with this, it will be well appritiated thanks.

North & Central America

what are two ways to describe a location

North & Central America

What ensures Canada's cold climate?

8gradeHistory

The United Provinces of Central America was established in what year?

MUSIC

What is meant by Caribbean music in a new mode What emphasis, in this chapter, seems to justify a departure from traditional presentations of music and culture of the Caribbean?

Global Studies

Although the Amazon Basin receives more than 80 inches of rain per year, South America also has the driest place on Earth, know as a. Death valley b. Gobi desert c. Atacama desert*** d. the Caribbean

North & Central America

canals affect which of the 5 themes of geography the most

geography

what are the 5 largest rivers in middle and central america and their relative location.

social studies

a speech critizing the american policy in central america in the 1980s?

social studies

what kind of landform covers the central part of North America

World History

1. Latin America is located in the northern hemisphere southern hemisphere western hemisphere eastern hemisphere 2. Mexicos central plateau is an important region because it is a mountainous region where few people live, but minerals are mined. most of the country's people ...

SS

The economics of the Caribbean South America rely largely on? A:valuable resources such as oil, coffee, and cacao. B:production of manufactured goods. C:mineral wealth found throughout the region. D:tourism, as the region lacks arable land I think D. thank you

Geography (Ms. Sue)

1). What Caribbean island is rich in natural gas, and what impact has this land on the economy? 2). What is the dominant vegetation of the Amazon river basin? 3). What is the main disadvantage of the slash-and-burn method of growing crops? 4). What is the main disadvantage of ...

history

please check these which of the following is a reason the United States became involved in affairs in the Middle East following World War II? a. to limit Jewish immigration into the region b. to prevent oil-rich Arab nations from falling under Soviet influence c. to discourage...

History PLZ HELP ASAP!!!

What is the leading theory about how early humans arrived on the American continents? (1 point)They walked from Africa to South America when those two continents were part of the same landmass. They walked from Asia to North America over a strip of land that has since been ...

Social studies

What is the leading theory about how early humans arrived on the American continents? (1 point) They walked from Africa to South America when those two continents were part of the same landmass. They walked from Asia to North America over a strip of land that has since been ...

History

Teotihuacan like other early urban civilizations was a. self sustaining and unconcerned with long distance trade as a result of its abundant food supply and specialization of labor b. controlled as an elaborate state sponsored trading system that stretched from present day ...

Botany

name 3 crops domesticated in regions that are now mexico central and south america

social studies

mahogany logs from central America sometimes wash up in scotland. how do you explain this?

American history

The religion that is sometimes called Central America is actually apart of what continent.?

Social Studies

How do you think America would be different if the Monroe Doctrine was not proclaimed? If the Monroe Doctrine had not been proclaimed Europe would have continued to colonize Central and South America making the country under Europe rule instead of the United States.

Music

European countries used different styles of colonial rule in the Caribbean. How did differences in colonial rule affect musical development in the Caribbean? Please help me with this question, I am getting really frustrated and don't know how to answer it.

Economics

Is there a website to find the inflation rates of the America? I've tried to search on google, but I don't know their central bank is.

English

I forgot to include the following sentences. I hope you can have a look at them too. 1) The slave trade between Europe, Africa and the America lasted for about 400 years, between 1500 and 1900. 2) The cities involved in the slave trade became very rich. The route from Europe ...

World geo

i do not understand this question and do not know how to respond... arrange the seven countries of Central America in alphabetical order.

English 11

1. Olaudah Equiano wrote (1 point) a book of letters to his African family. a history of the West Indian slave trade. stories of early slavery in Virginia. the first autobiography by a black man in America. 2. The term “the Middle Passage” refers to (1 point) the trip ...

World Geography

REVIEW 1.Which of Canada’s regions has limited vegetation and freezing temperatures most of the year? A. Maritime B. Subarctic C. Tundra<<<<< D. Continental 2.NAFTA is a trade agreement between A. America, China, and India. B. America, Canada, and Mexico. C. ...

Geography

I need a detailed map of south america, showing were the Andes Moutains, the Central plains, the Eastern Highlands and the equater.

Geography (Ms. Sue)

What are some of the advantages of tourism to the Caribbean? My answer: Some of the advantages of tourism to the Caribbean include the receiving of money into the region, the employment of local people, and the reduce of the income gap between the poor and the wealthy?

Social Studies

Caribbean South America has A) A predominantly arid climate B) Varied climate zones due to coastal and highland areas C) An arid climate in the north and a wet climate in the south D) Mountain climates determined by elevation**** Thanks for the help

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