14-SAmerica-2(GEOG142)

14-SAmerica-2(GEOG142) - SOUTH AMERICA II (CHAPTER 5:...

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SOUTH AMERICA II (CHAPTER 5: 222-263)
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REGIONS OF THE REALM Brazil Caribbean North Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Southern Cone Argentina Chile Uruguay Paraguay Andean West Peru Ecuador Bolivia
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BRAZIL South America’s Giant World rankings Population size - 5th Territory - 5th Economy - 8th Industrial base - 8th
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BRAZIL CONTAINS HALF THE CONTINENT’S LAND AND PEOPLE A FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF 26 STATES ETHNIC DIVERSITY - MIXTURE OF EUROPEAN, AFRICAN, AND AMERINDIAN PEOPLES PORTUGUESE - SPEAKING & ROMAN CATHOLIC ADHERENTS SUBSTANTIAL MINERAL RESOURCES : IRON, ALUMINUM ORE, MANGANESE, OIL, AND GAS
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A Two Class System? GNP per capita-$4,630 Largest income gap in the realm Wealthiest 10% of the population. .. own 2/3 of the land control over 50% of the country’s wealth Poverty has increased by 50% since 1980
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BRAZIL (CONTINUED) GREAT CITIES RIO DE JANEIRO - CULTURAL FOCUS SAO PAULO - INDUSTRIAL HUB BRASILIA - A “FORWARD CAPITAL” DEVELOPING THE AMAZON “GROWTH POLE” CONCEPT ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
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FORWARD CAPITAL CAPITAL CITY POSITIONED IN A CONTESTED OR POTENTIALLY CONTESTED TERRITORY USUALLY NEAR AN INTERNATIONAL BORDER CONFIRMS THE STATE’S DETERMINATION TO MAINTAIN ITS PRESENCE IN THE TERRITORY UNDER CONTENTION ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN BRASILIA, BRAZIL (INTERNAL FRONTIER – “GROWTH POLE CONCEPT”)
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Is the capital city positioned in a contested or potentially contested territory? Is it near an international
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course GEOG 142 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at Mott Community College.

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14-SAmerica-2(GEOG142) - SOUTH AMERICA II (CHAPTER 5:...

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