South America Government History Culture

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South America Government History Culture

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  1. When is a football a soccer ball?

    Slide 1 - When is a football a soccer ball?

  2. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 2 - Essential Question(s):

    • What type of governments can be found in South America?
    • What are some significant historical events in the region?
    • What is unique about the culture in the region?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to explain political and historical events.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.3.9.E - Explain the human characteristics of places and regions by their political activities.
    • Lesson Objectives
  3. Line of Demarcation:  imaginary line dividing land between Spain and Portugal

    Slide 3 - Line of Demarcation: imaginary line dividing land between Spain and Portugal

    • Vocabulary
  4. Maps

    Slide 4 - Maps

  5. The history of South America includes ancient civilizations and European colonization followed by independence.

    Slide 5 - The history of South America includes ancient civilizations and European colonization followed by independence.

    • Spain and Portugal colonized much of South America.
    • History
    • Ancient Civilization
    • European Colonization
    • Independence
  6. Ancient Civilizations

    Slide 6 - Ancient Civilizations

    • Map Skills
    • Incan population settled along the Andes mountain range
    • Peru, Chili, Ecuador
  7. Ancient Civilizations

    Slide 7 - Ancient Civilizations

    • Greatest concentration of ruins found in Peru today
    • Built to withstand earthquakes
    • Peru, Chili, Ecuador
  8. Most of the countries have experienced political turmoil and unrest over the past 100 years.

    Slide 8 - Most of the countries have experienced political turmoil and unrest over the past 100 years.

    • Today, despite the unrest, the nations have democratic governments.
    • Government
  9. Brazil

    Slide 9 - Brazil

    • Largest country in South America and in the Southern Hemisphere
    • Deforestation of rainforest
    • Rio de Janeiro – popular tourist destination
    • Soccer (called football) – most popular sport
    • Carnival, pre-Lent celebration, Rio de Janeiro
  10. According to the map, which ancient civilization settled near the equator?

    Slide 10 - According to the map, which ancient civilization settled near the equator?

    • Mayans
    • Incas
    • Aztecs
    • Quick Check
  11. According to the map, which ancient civilization settled near the equator?

    Slide 11 - According to the map, which ancient civilization settled near the equator?

    • Mayans
    • Incas
    • Aztecs
    • Quick Check
  12. Language

    Slide 12 - Language

  13. When South America was discovered by European explorers, the land was split by the Pope Alexander VI in 1493.

    Slide 13 - When South America was discovered by European explorers, the land was split by the Pope Alexander VI in 1493.

    • Line of Demarcation
    • Portugal did not completely follow the line and expanded inland.
    • This land became Brazil
    • Line of Demarcation
  14. The predominant religion is Roman Catholicism due to the European influence

    Slide 14 - The predominant religion is Roman Catholicism due to the European influence

    • Religion
  15. The predominant religion in South America is Roman Catholicism due to what historic factor?

    Slide 15 - The predominant religion in South America is Roman Catholicism due to what historic factor?

    • European Settlements
    • Ancient Civilizations
    • Modern Cultures
    • Quick Check
  16. The predominant religion in South America is Roman Catholicism due to what historic factor?

    Slide 16 - The predominant religion in South America is Roman Catholicism due to what historic factor?

    • European Settlements
    • Ancient Civilizations
    • Modern Cultures
    • Quick Check
  17. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 17 - Essential Question(s):

    • What type of governments can be found in South America?
    • What are some significant historical events in the region?
    • What is unique about the culture in the region?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to explain political and historical events.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.3.9.E - Explain the human characteristics of places and regions by their political activities.
    • Review Objectives
  18. Slide 18

    • The Americas
    • Canada and Mexico
    • South America
    • Central America
    • Physical Geography
    • Big Idea: How can you use the 5 themes of geography to learn about The Americas?
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events