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Brazil (Hood)

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mining boom, the southeast, they discovered gold and gems
late 1600s and early 1700s- what, where, and why
Carnival
largest holiday in Brazil
southeast
richest region
European
1/2 from what descent?
coffee
What does southeastern Brazil mainly produce?
European and African
40% of people are of mixed....descent
American Indians
1st people in Brazil
1822 from Portugal
when did Brazil gain independence from who?
Portuguese
official language
the Amazon
northern part of Brazil
southeast
the most populated region
Lent
Brazilians celebrate Carnival before _____
favelas
huge slums
northeast
poorest region
megacity
a giant urban area that includes surrounding cities and suburbs
the Amazon
population of 1 million
Africans, American Indians, and Portuguese
What are the three main groups of people in Brazil?
democracy
current government?
fejioada
black beans and meat stew
sugar
What did the Portuguese grow on their plantations?
Brazil
more populated than all of the other South American countries combined
the Amazon
logging, mining, and new roads are bringing development into this region
northeast
old colonial cities attract tourists
hunting, fishing, and small-scale farming
What was the American Indian's way of life based on?
Japanese
largest ______ population out of that country
northeast
lots of droughts
forests along the Atlantic Coast
Where were plantations located?
southeast
strongest economy
Sao Paulo
5th largest city in the world
macumba
the combined beliefs and practices of African and Indian religions with christianity
Rio de Janeiro
capital of Brazil from 1822-1960
vatapa
African seafood dish
Roman Catholic
largest population of this religion in the world
Rio de Janeirois
2nd largest city in Brazil
1500
What year did the Portuguese explorers come to Brazil?
sugar
Why did the Portuguese move to Brazil?
the interior
frontier land
Catholic
70% are what religion
northeast
beaches attract tourists
last
they were the ______ country in the Americas to gain independence
the interior
Population was 2 million, but was only designed for 500,000
dictatorship
before it was governed by elected officials, what was the government?

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