1latinamerica

1latinamerica - Regional Outline for Latin America 8000 600...

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Regional Outline for Latin America 8000 – 600 CE 600 – 1450 CE 1450-1750 CE 1750 – 1914 CE 1914 - Present Politics - The leaders are related to divinity (priests) - Hierarchal system - Arrival of Cortes (1518) - Annihilates existing political system - Codified laws - Colonization - Implement own government (Europeans immigrate) - Religion (Catholic) plays a strong influence in gov’t - Decolonization - Majority rules - Series of juntas/dictatorships Economy - Little trade - Internally based - Mostly agriculture - Large marketplaces - Cortes – trading - Encomiendas - Haciendas - Trade of crops - Brought beasts of burden improved agriculture - improved technology - dependent - Europe sucks natural resources/profits - monoculture - Europe cannot maintain - Monoculture - Difficulty industrializing - Heavily dependent on natural resources (Venezuela) Social Class/Gender - priests rules - hierarchal - patriarchal (though women appreciated) - more hierarchal (by race) - depreciation of women (European influence)
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