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Human Geography Unit 6: South of the Sahara. AFRICA TODAY Population: 1.1 Billion (15% of world’s total population) Population under age 25: 71% Spoken.

hub, or center of activity. Gabon is the most urbanized country, while South Sudan is the most rural. Society and Culture Today The subregion contains hundreds of ethnic groups and languages, with French being the most dominant language, reflecting France’s colonial influence. Swahili Mixed African-Arabian culture As Muslims intermarried w/ Africans, their cultures blended Applies to area’s major language Nat’l language of Kenya/


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20-120 mya) with the collision of the African Plate moving northward into the European Plate. This motion is still active today as the Alps continue to uplift, fold,/The Egyptians would often sculpt yardangs into animal and human forms. Some ancient cultures also carved caves into yardangs and used them for dwellings or sacred religious /and mountain building forces). 8-3.9: Identify and illustrate geologic features of South Carolina and other regions of the world through the use of imagery (including aerial/


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their lives for freedom of the country. STATURE F/P is the heartbeat of all that is South African heritage; the country’s history, culture, spirituality and heritage It is the hub through which to know this land of possibilities in all its/the conflicts and struggles that shaped today’s free South Africa (Wells, 2008: 30). MBEKI Mbeki’s influence and passion for Freedom Park is immense. In constructing F/P, Mbeki was overwhelmed by reigniting African Renaissance and pan-africanism with his idea that the /


INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS AND ETHNOMATHEMATICS. Mogege Mosimege

Imperatives Role of various Government Departments and the Intergovernmental Committee on IKS KEY POLICY DRIVERS IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CONTEXT Affirmation of African cultural values in the face of globalisation Development of the services provided by Indigenous Knowledge Holders and Practitioners / String as the Gates increase Making of String from animal skin: Even though all kinds of strings are used today, the elderly used to make string from the skin of animals which they would kill as they were herding /


Black Rice Week 11 Lecture 01 An African Contribution to American Agriculture This lecture was last updated on 28 December, 2014 This lecture was last.

rice seeds back and forth under the weight of one’s body. 34Week 11 Africa 3 Rice Preparing Rice  Some cultures cook the rice once while still in the husk.  This is called “parboiling.” 35Week 11 Africa 3 Rice Preparing Rice/ South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press. Page14. 75Week 11 Africa 3 Rice This slide was added 23 January 2012 Slave Trade Basics West Africans were also desirable because of their resistance to malaria, something the white owners recognized but could not explain. Today we/


Making Sense of Post-Colonial Africa, 1960-2007: John Metzler, PhD African Studies Center Michigan State University.

Africa: The Political Legacy Human rights legacy Authoritarian/anti-democratic legacy Cultural-pluralism/ethnicity State Capacity Understanding Contemporary Africa: The Political Legacy Types of/ during recent decades. Mines were installed by the government military, the South Africans, the Cubans, the Russians, UNITA, the police, by neighboring governments/to 20,000 children are fighting in Africa’s conficts today….. Understanding Contemporary Africa: Impact of Globalization Drastic reduction primary /


AFRICAN AND SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMIC HISTORY IPSU 2011 Johan Fourie.

65 Approximate location of 37 Huguenot families in the Drakenstein/Franschhoek area Digital imprint, Map division: South African Library, Cape Town, 2008. “This valley is on account of its extraordinary fertility the / Urbanisation  The Anglo-Boer War  Livestock losses  Droughts  Culture and language differences  Government policy  Compare with reasons for black poverty today  Poor education system  Urbanisation  Culture and language differences  Government policy 92 Economic growth 93 Solutions  /


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, British form colony of Nigeria Group several smaller ethnic territories North – Islamic culture SouthAfrican religions, Christianity Independence in 1960 led to civil war Continues today Language and Religion Hundreds of languages spoken in W. Africa English, French are widespread Native Yoruba, widely spoken, many dialects Religions include Islam, Christianity, native African religions Has caused conflict Education/Health Care 18 percent literacy in Niger 75/


It’s European Invasion and Struggle with Apartheid

Though defeated, they retained their old language and culture and eventually attained politically the power they had failed to win militarily. Afrikaners /Boers Boer War Native Africans fought alongside the British due to their abolishment/How did denying black South Africans the same education during apartheid impact today’s South African economy and standard of living? Show second video Reform!!! As antiapartheid pressure mounted within and outside of South Africa, the South African government, led by /


Section 1: Mexico The characteristics and distribution of cultures influence human systems. Mexico has been shaped by the civilizations of the Maya and.

African cultures have influenced Central America and the Caribbean. Chapter Intro 3 Section 3: South America The characteristics and distribution of human populations affect physical and human systems. South America has been influenced by Native American and European cultures,/ France. Other Caribbean countries were the last regions to gain independence. Some islands remain under foreign control today. Section 2 History and Government (cont.) During the 1900s, many countries in Central America and the /


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Gullah people of South Carolina and Georgia still speak a creole, or combined, language The Gullah also make same foods and tell same types of stories as ancestors in Africa did Reading Check Identify What were some of the aspects of African culture kept alive in the/of black freedom efforts AME first of many churches formed to meet spiritual needs of African Americans; today black churches are usually Protestant Christian and spend much time dealing with issues of social welfare Reading Check Identify Cause and/


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or for farming. These factors lead to a very high population density.  In South America, population densities are relatively low.  In most Latin American countries, population density/ arts and literature of Latin America were dominated by European standards.  Today’s Latin American artists have developed unique styles, many of which reflect/answers. People of mixed African and European ancestry are known as ________. mulattoes A _________ dominates a country’s economy, culture, and government. primate /


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find jobs elsewhere, usually in cities, resulting in urbanization. Section 2 The People (cont.) Today most Latin Americans live in rapidly growing cities. In South America, about 80 percent of people live in cities, but in Central America and the Caribbean/80 percent of South Americans live in urban areas. Most people in Latin America are of European, Native American, or African background. Most Latin Americans speak Spanish or Portuguese, and most practice the Roman Catholic faith. VS 4 Culture Family life /


Folk Geography The Human Mosaic Chapter 7. Differences between popular and folk culture  Popular culture –Consists of large masses of people who conform.

folk culture  White spiritual songs spread southwest into the Upland SouthToday, still retain greatest acceptance in Upland South  Disappearance from northern source region may be because of urbanization and popularization of culture in the North Folk cultural diffusion /, as well as skins from endangered animals can be seen in this healer’s hut.  In African culture, traditional medical practitioners are considered influential spiritual leaders. Folk Medicine in Zimbabwe  Some base their reputation on/


Presentation at the 2011 Inclusive Museum Conference University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa C. Kurt Dewhurst, Ph.D., Marsha MacDowell,

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Holt African American History Chapter 7. Holt African American History Chapter 7 Section 1 Section 1 The Jim Crow EraThe Jim Crow Era Section 2 Section.

African Americans and shaping black culture; in 1999 nearly one quarter of all bachelor’s degrees obtained by African Americans were issued by HBCUs Many African American political, economic, and cultural/accounts of discrimination and calling for social equality Still published today Holt African American History Chapter 7 Manufacturing Jan Ernst Matzeliger, a /— peanuts, soybeans, and sweet potatoes Carver wanted to end the South’s dependence on cotton; growing peanuts and beans would restore nutrients /


The Cultures of South America. The People of South America Most South Americans today are descended from Native Americans, Africans, or Europeans. Most.

The Cultures of South America The People of South America Most South Americans today are descended from Native Americans, Africans, or Europeans. Most South Americans today are descended from Native Americans, Africans, or Europeans. Those that are a mixture of European and American Indian are called mestizos. Those that are a mixture of European and American Indian are called mestizos. Those that are a mixture of African and European are called/


Chapter 18 – Southern Africa Section Notes Physical Geography History and Culture Southern Africa Today Video Impact of Apartheid Images Geography History.

known for the click sounds they include. More than 200 Bantu languages are spoken today. English is also common. People Hundreds of ethnic groups Some ethnic groups, such as the Zulu and the Tswana, are very large. Other groups are small and not native to Africa. Languages Southern African Culture South Africans celebrate many holidays: –Heritage Day celebrates the country’s diversity. –Christian holidays such/


Africa. Early African General Geography General Geography Plateau: Africa shaped like an upside down bowl Plateau: Africa shaped like an upside down bowl.

interactions with Muslims from Arabia and Persia Swahili Swahili African culture that developed in Eastern Africa African culture that developed in Eastern Africa Language that combine /Trade Trade Salt for gold trade was important along South Sahara Salt for gold trade was important along South Sahara Empires began to grow around this area Empires/ the country into the 1990s. Renamed to Zaire. Today it is called the Democratic Republic of Congo Today it is called the Democratic Republic of Congo Belgian /


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, ethnic or social origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth; etc 7 The Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination / of drugs and prostitution, more than 250 police raided several suspected hotspots today. Among those arrested in an early morning raid were 18 Thai and / of women in missions In January 2005, the South African Government approved the deployment of South African Police Service members in Sudan as part of the/


© 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 7 Lecture Ethnicities The Cultural Landscape Eleventh Edition Matthew Cartlidge University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

1991. © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. FIGURE 7-22 APARTHEID IN SOUTH AFRICA South Africa’s apartheid laws were designed to spatially segregate races as much as/of the U.S. Ethnicity identifies groups with distinct ancestry & cultural traditions. –Ex: African Americans and Hispanic Americans RaceRace distinguishes blacks & other persons of /Treaty of Lausanne established what would have been Kurdistan as part of Turkey. –Today, Kurds are divided among several countries: eastern Turkey, northern Iraq, western /


Holt McDougal, Physical Geography The Big Idea Caribbean South America is a region with diverse physical features, wildlife, climates, and resources. Main.

civil war have shaped the history, culture, and economy of Colombia. Main Ideas Native cultures, Spanish conquest, and independence shaped Colombia’s history. In Colombia today, the benefits of a rich culture and many natural resources contrast with /Idea 3: The Guianas have diverse cultures and plentiful resources. The economy and resources are similar to Guyana. The capital, Paramaribo, is home to half the population. The population includes South Asians, Africans, Chinese, Indonesians, and Creoles. Guyana/


GPS Project Raven Smith. SSWH7 The student will analyze European medieval society with regard to culture, politics, society, and economics.

and left a mark on the cultures of North and South America that exist today. b. Define the Columbian Exchange and its global economic and cultural impact. The global transfer of foods/Africans and members of the African Diaspora into a "global African community". Pan-Africanism calls for a politically united Africa. Pan-Africanism is a sociopolitical world view, philosophy, and movement which seeks to unify native Africans and members of the African Diaspora into a "global African community". Pan-Africanism/


Holt McDougal, Physical Geography The Big Idea The physical geography of Atlantic South America includes large river systems, plains and plateaus, and.

country in its people and culture. Main Ideas Brazil’s history has been affected by Brazilian Indians, Portuguese settlers, and enslaved Africans. Brazil’s society reflects a mix of people and cultures. Brazil today is experiencing population growth /. Argentina joined Mercosur, an organization that promotes trade and economic cooperation among the southern and eastern countries of South America. Late 1900s/early 2000s: Heavy debt and government spending brought on economic crisis. 2001: Political crisis /


Africa. Early African General Geography Plateau: Africa shaped like an upside down bowl Rivers: Nile, Congo, Niger all blocked by rapids and hard to travel.

Back to more independence Independence Movement Grew tremendously after WWII. Most Africans no longer accepted being under the control of European Countries Pan Africanism: Cultural unity of people of African heritage in their struggle for freedom. Europe’s Response Not all/ Ghana Transition was not an easy thing for people of Ghana but today Ghana is a stable democracy in West Africa British Colonies in Africa Central Africa South Rhodesia: Large white population; granted self government during the 1920’s./


Human Geography of Latin America: A Blending of Cultures Latin America’s native civilizations and varied landscapes, resources, and colonial influences.

today Took land from natives, cleared it to plant new crops such as wheat Built farms, ranches; moved natives off land and into new towns 22 Pnac.org Culture of the Caribbean European influences mixed with African, Native American cultures Most people are descendents of African slaves who worked plantations Greatly affected culture/ replaced Inca’s Quechua language, millions still speak it 32 Independence Movements South American countries sought independence in early 1800s Simón Bolívar helped liberate/


Human Geography of Latin America: A Blending of Cultures Latin America’s native civilizations and varied landscapes, resources, and colonial influences.

today Took land from natives, cleared it to plant new crops such as wheat Built farms, ranches; moved natives off land and into new towns 22 Pnac.org Culture of the Caribbean European influences mixed with African, Native American cultures Most people are descendents of African slaves who worked plantations Greatly affected culture/ replaced Inca’s Quechua language, millions still speak it 32 Independence Movements South American countries sought independence in early 1800s Simón Bolívar helped liberate/


Holt African American History Chapter 3. Holt African American History Chapter 3 Section 1 Blacks in Colonial AmericaBlacks in Colonial America Section.

South Carolina and Georgia still speak a creole, or combined, language –The Gullah also make same foods and tell same types of stories as ancestors in Africa did Holt African American History Chapter 3 Identify What were some of the aspects of African culture/ more rights and freedoms. Holt African American History Chapter 3 Literature African American writers of the Revolutionary War period left behind works that are still admired today Lucy Terry first known African American poet; one surviving poem tells/


Africa. Early African General Geography Plateau: Africa shaped like an upside down bowl Rivers: Nile, Congo, Niger all blocked by rapids and hard to travel.

Back to more independence Independence Movement Grew tremendously after WWII. Most Africans no longer accepted being under the control of European Countries Pan Africanism: Cultural unity of people of African heritage in their struggle for freedom. Europe’s Response Not all/ Ghana Transition was not an easy thing for people of Ghana but today Ghana is a stable democracy in West Africa British Colonies in Africa Central Africa South Rhodesia: Large white population; granted self government during the 1920’s./


Splash Screen Chapter Introduction Section 1Life in the Colonies Section 2Government, Religion, and Culture Section 3France and Britain Clash Section.

Zenger was found not guilty. Section 2-21 Compare the family roles of men and women in colonial times to those of today. An Emerging Culture (cont.) (pages 112–113) Section 2-22 Click the mouse button or press the Space Bar to display the answers. / of about 30 enslaved persons set fire to a building and killed a number of whites. About 100 enslaved Africans staged the Stono Rebellion in 1739 in South Carolina, in which approximately 30 whites were killed. WWWW? 4 James Wolfe James Wolfe’s forces at Quebec /


The Mosaic of Languages Culture and the way we speak.

(Eskimo) speakers O On Sea Islands, off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia, some remnants of an African language, Gullah, are still spoken Linguistic Ecology O Today environmental isolation is no longer the linguistic force it once was / O Linguistic “islands” often further complicate the drawing of language borders Language characteristics used to define linguistic culture regions O Dialect terms often overlap considerably, making it difficult to draw isoglossess O Linguistic geographers often disagree/


Unit 4 Political Geography. Nations of the World Today human geographers emphasize a thematic approach, concerned with the location of activities in the.

diverse cultures. This decentralized approach helped to protect the diverse cultures. Most African and Asian colonies became independent after World War II. Most African and Asian/ to Bangladesh, a section of India was fragmented. Perforated States: South Africa A state that completely surrounds another one is a perforated state/for terrorism State support for terrorism LibyaLibya AfghanistanAfghanistan IraqIraq IranIran Terrorism Today (2001 Map) Terrorism by Individuals and Organizations The United States/


PERIOD 2: Key Concept 2.1: Europeans developed a variety of colonization and migration patterns, influenced by different imperial goals, cultures, and.

Working slowly, Breaking Tools, Running Away, etc. Rice and indigo plantations, such as in South Carolina, were even more brutal than tobacco A unique African-American culture emerged  Language evolved, I.e. Gullah (a variation of Angola)  Music was unique/God planned for him/her to be saved) in a person’s life  Calvinists work hard to “prove” their worthiness  Known today as: the “Protestant Work Ethic” New England (Northern) Colonies A group of English called Puritans were moved to reform (“purify”) /


Chapter Five African Americans: From Segregation to Modern Institutional Discrimination and Modern Racism © Pine Forge Press, an imprint of Sage Publications,

Press, an imprint of Sage Publications, 2010 Developments Outside the South Outside the South, the problems were different and called for different solutions. The /These increasingly isolated neighborhoods are fertile grounds for the development of oppositional cultures, which reject or invert the values of the larger society. ©/, an imprint of Sage Publications, 2010 Assimilation and Pluralism: Acculturation Today, 70% of African American children still attend schools with a black majority, and one third/


Global Cultures Snyder

country in South America – it occupies almost half the continent First inhabitants were natives such as the Arawak Portuguese fleet commander Pedro Alvares Cabral landed in Brazil in 1500 and claimed the land for Portugal Created by Katherine Snyder Created by Katherine Snyder Brazil Today Brazil is the largest Portuguese-speaking country in the world Culture is a mix of Europeans, Africans, and natives/


Atlantic South America

Aconcagua rises 22,834 feet Atlantic South America’s Rivers Section 1 Physical Geography Atlantic South America’s Rivers River systems—the/Culture Section 2 Brazil Characteristics of Brazil’s People and Culture Portuguese is the official language; other languages also spoken. 70 percent Catholic; Macumba also practiced Mixture of African, Brazilian and European cultural/are important characteristics of Argentina’s people and culture? What is Argentina like today? Argentina’s History Section 3 Argentina Early /


South Africa COUNTRY SUMMARY 2013 MACRO CONTEXT FINANCIAL STATUS CONSUMER ATTITUDES VALUES AND ASPIRATIONS MARKETPLACE POINTERS Photo: eGuide Travel via.

to help others in need MEASURES OF SUCCESS: CORE CULTURAL VALUES: Of the 28 value dimensions explored in the Global MONITOR survey, we have highlighted three where South Africa is notably higher than the global average. Above / of Hope campaign demonstrated KFC’s commitment to protecting the next generation of South Africans, and resonated deeply with consumers who value making a difference in their communities today. South Africa COUNTRY SUMMARY 2013 Global MONITOR EXAMPLE: THE MANDELA STORY EXAMPLE: KFC /


Traditional African Religious Beliefs

spirits exist in nature and play a role in daily life Traditional Religion and Culture Many early Africans shared similar religious beliefs and shared common features in the arts as well. Many/Today, orthodox Islam prevails in most of the Sahel Interaction Between Religious Traditions Religious conflict most acute in northeastern Africa Sudan: conflict between Muslims in north and Non-Muslims in the south Globalization & Diversity: Rowntree, Lewis, Price, Wyckoff Christianity in Africa The route of African/


END OF THE YEAR EXAM STUDY QUESTIONS. C. Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, and North Carolina 1.What are the names of the states that border.

American culture in North America was the a. Archaic culture. b. Mississippian culture. c. Paleo culture. d. Woodland culture. c. Paleo culture./ blacks. Which voting qualification was designed to prevent African Americans from voting? a. Literacy test b. / to expand Georgia’s economy & white supremacy. The New South, envisioned by Henry W. Grady, would a. provide separate/Atlanta, which led to tourism and international business expansion. Today, many immigrants to Georgia have arrived from Latin America to/


North and South Chapter 13. The North’s Economy 13-1 The North’s People 13-2 Southern Cotton Kingdom 13-3 The South’s People 13-4.

ActivityInquiry Activity : Conduct a web search and report to the class what are the greatest problems facing our cities today. You may focus your response to American cities in general or Baltimore City in particular. Challenge:Challenge: Include in/of the culture. Life Under Slavery Although enduring many difficulties, they kept their African culture alive and mixed it with American ways. Even though slavery was legal in the South, the slave trade was outlawed in 1808. As no new enslaved Africans entered /


Ethnicity APHG – Spring 2014.  Ethnicity = from the Greek ethnikos, meaning “national”  Ethnicities share a cultural identity with people from the same.

. The legacy of apartheid will linger for years. Average income among whites South Africans is about 10 times higher than for blacks.  Rise of nationalities common/ whose political boundaries are drawn to approximate the spatial distribution of ethnic cultural groups. Ex. France, Former Soviet Union, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh Nation/of European core, it is the standard to which other global states are compared today. nationalism The “Perfect” European Model of State State: Nation: Nation-State: Laws/


Africa is massive with very few natural harbors. A lack of harbors makes trade, sea travel, and cultural diffusion difficult. however, it does make invasion.

culture with cultures that they met Bantu is the basis for languages of Eastern and Southern Africa ISLAM 610 – 800AD 570 Mohammed born 632 Mohammed died Approx. 700 first Muslims in E. Africa 740 – 1492 Muslims (Moors) invade Spain 1 st well documented kingdom of Western Africa People are the Soninke – descendants still today/ South Africans outside of white areas where conditions were very bad. These homelands were not considered part of South Africa so therefore occupants were not citizens of South Africa/


Ethnicity and Race.  Ethnicity is a source of pride to people, a link to the experiences of ancestors and to cultural traditions.  The ethnic group.

identify with a more specific ethnic or national origin. Fig. 7-1: The highest percentages of African Americans are in the rural South and in northern cities. Fig. 7-2: The highest percentages of Hispanic Americans are in the / race relations in the United States has been the strong discouragement of spatial interaction of the past through legal means, today through cultural preferences or discrimination.  Segregation laws were eliminated during the 1950s and 1960s.  The landmark Supreme Court decision, /


Overview Of: MEXICO CENTRAL AMERICA SOUTH AMERICA Mrs. Price November 2007.

World Biosphere Reserve. Great Ethnic Variety—Mixed-race, European, American Indian, African, East Indian, Japanese Language—Reflects colonization; Indian languages still spoken Religion—Majority Roman Catholic; also Hinduism, Islam, traditional indigenous religions Traditional Culture, despite change History and Culture Cultural Features Read to Discover What is the economy of South America like today? What are South American cities like? What issues and challenges face the people of/


Ethnicity and Race.  Ethnicity is a source of pride to people, a link to the experiences of ancestors and to cultural traditions.  The ethnic group.

identify with a more specific ethnic or national origin. Fig. 7-1: The highest percentages of African Americans are in the rural South and in northern cities. Fig. 7-2: The highest percentages of Hispanic Americans are in the / race relations in the United States has been the strong discouragement of spatial interaction of the past through legal means, today through cultural preferences or discrimination.  Segregation laws were eliminated during the 1950s and 1960s.  The landmark Supreme Court decision, /


America’s History Seventh Edition CHAPTER 12 The South Expands: Slavery and Society, 1800-1860 Copyright © 2011 by Bedford/St. Martin’s James A. Henretta.

acres, which he sold 1835 nearly 30,000 Americans (white and some black slaves) were living in what is today eastern and central Texas S. Austin led the “peace party” of settlers who accepted Mexican rule but wanted political autonomy/ in the Chesapeake and then sold to the Deep South. II. The African American World A.Evangelical Black Protestantism (West African culture remained strong among slaves because whites did not assimilate them into white culture.) 2.Influences (4.1.2.D) adapted Protestantism/


AFRICANS Chapter 8. Cultural Perspective of Africa 2nd largest continent in the world Estimated pop 1 billion Much of the climate is tropical Rainfall.

Full supper ◦ Meat ◦ Potatoes ◦ Vegetables Meal Composition and Cycle Daily Patterns Today light lunch with supper the main meal Southern style breakfast on the weekends Traditions /for women and newborns Hookworm a cause in the rural South. Blood disorders prevalent in African Americans ◦ Alpha-thalassemia ◦ Sickle-cell disease ◦ Glucose/ Family oriented and group classes may be more successful Use community resources Culturally relevant education ◦ Spirituality ◦ Ethnic pride ◦ Group planning ◦ Peer /


Ethnicity and Race.  Ethnicity is a source of pride to people, a link to the experiences of ancestors and to cultural traditions.  The ethnic group.

http://www.diffen.com/differ ence/Hispanic_vs_Latinonal origin. Fig. 7-1: The highest percentages of African Americans are in the rural South and in northern cities. Fig. 7-2: The highest percentages of Hispanic Americans are in / relations in the United States has been the strong discouragement of spatial interaction of the past through legal means, today through cultural preferences or discrimination.  Segregation laws were eliminated during the 1950s and 1960s.  The landmark Supreme Court decision/


Africa South of the Sahara. The People African Roots Ten thousand years ago, people were already moving from place to place across Africa to hunt and.

while making the passage to America. Europe Divides and Rules By 1914, all of Africa was under European control except for the independent countries of Ethiopia, Liberia, and South Africa. African Culture Today Africa south of the Sahara is home to over 711 million people, about 11% of the world’s population. This region also has the world’s highest birthrate and death rate, and/


Human Geography of Latin America: A Blending of Cultures Latin America’s native civilizations and varied landscapes, resources, and colonial influences.

, religion (Catholicism) still dominant today Took land from natives, cleared it to plant new crops such as wheat 23 Pnac.org Popular Culture, Tourism, and Jobs Music of the Caribbean Trinidad’s steel drum calypso music has elements from Africa, Spain Jamaican reggae music deals with social, and religious issues. Has roots in American, African music 24 Spanish-Speaking South America Native peoples and/


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