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Latin America Chapter 4 Key terms review Click on the slide to see the key term matched to its defintion
area containing the canal, the land on either side of the canal, the ports, the port cities, and the railroad
CANAL ZONE area containing the canal, the land on either side of the canal, the ports, the port cities, and the railroad
PLAZA public square
tourism in unspoiled areas to observe wildlife & learn about the environment
ECOTOURISM tourism in unspoiled areas to observe wildlife & learn about the environment
manmade waterway across the isthmus of Panama
PANAMA CANAL manmade waterway across the isthmus of Panama
the effort to distribute land more equally & fairly
LAND REDISTRIBUTION the effort to distribute land more equally & fairly
a person who settles on someone else’s land without permission
SQUATTER a person who settles on someone else’s land without permission
mestizo, or person of mixed Spanish & Native American descent in Guatemala
LADINO mestizo, or person of mixed Spanish & Native American descent in Guatemala
large groups of people who work together for political change
POLITICAL MOVEMENTS large groups of people who work together for political change
refusal to work until certain demands of workers are met
STRIKE refusal to work until certain demands of workers are met
a section of waterway in which ships are raised or lowered by adjusting the water level
LOCK a section of waterway in which ships are raised or lowered by adjusting the water level
someone who travels from one area to another, picking the crops that are in season
MIGRANT WORKER someone who travels from one area to another, picking the crops that are in season
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