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the exploits of christopher colombus

columbian exchange

2

country adopts the US dollar as its currency

dollarization

3

weather and climate that relates to warm oceans and warm temperatures that affect the pacific coast of south america

el nino

4

the conversion of tropical forest into pasture for cattle ranching

grassification

5

christian concept that relates to the teaching of christ in latin america

liberation theology

6

assembly plants on the mexican border

maquiladora

7

free trade agreement of latin america. 3rd largest free trade agreement in the world

mercosur

8

european and native american offspring

mestizo

9

money sent back home by immigrants working abroad

remittance

10

flow of immigrants from rural area to urban areas

rural to urban migration

11

NAFTA countries

US, CA, ME

12

prominent language in south america

spanish

13

largest population in SA is from

brazil

14

jan 2010

earthquake haiti

15

govt program backed by redistribution of agriculture land

agrarian reform

16

the forced removal of africans from their native areas

african dispora

17

migration of best educated ppl from developing countries to developed nations where economic opportunities are greater

brain drain

18

carribean dispora

economic flight of carribean people. not being forced

19

foreigners from certain city migrate to the same area from their city

chain migration

20

repetitive movement of a migrant worker between home and host areas

circular migration

21

concept of cuba. small scale business

cuentapropista

22

storm system, low pressure, and must be 74 mph

hurricane

23

foreign workers contracted to labor on Caribbean agriculture states. slavery was gone

indentured labor

24

agriculture based on a single crop

monocrop production

25

proclimation in 1883 by US. US will no longer tolerate european intervention

monroe doctorine

26

bank located outside country. tax haven that prevents/allows not to pay taxes in your own country

offshore banking

27

social and economic ties that form between home and host countries through international migration

transnational migration

28

what carribean country has no relations with america

cuba

29

number of farmers per unit of arable land

agriculture density

30

official policy of racial segregation of south africa

apartheid

31

energy derived from plants or animals throughout the developing world. charcoal, wood, dung

biofuels

32

blood/dirty diamond. diamonds sold on black market to fund the rebels

conflict diamond

33

improper management of land making it desert like

desertification

34

relocation plan of south africa

homelands

35

internally displaced people. people who flea areas due to conflict of famine

IDP

36

economic and political system based on crime

kleptocracy

37

shifting cultivation slash and burn. tree to soil

swidden

38

a form of pastoralism that relates to the moving of animals from high to low lands

transhumance