Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Ten Word in Context: Figure out the meanings of the following ten words by looking
closely at the context in which they appear. Then, in the space provided, write the letter
and definition of the word.
1. attest (
of own nuclear related technologies, instead of simply buying
them abroad, was a constant of Argentina's nuclear programme
conducted by the civilian National Atomic Energy
Commission (CNEA). Nuclear facilities with Argentine technology
have been built
crucible of races, or melting pot).
During the 19th and 20th centuries especially, Argentina was the
country with the second biggest immigration wave in the world,
with 6.6 million, second only to the United States in the numbers
of immigrants received (2
. However, real military
comes from 3 operational nuclear reactors: The Embalse Nuclear
Power Station, the Atucha I and the Atucha II.
In 2012 manufacturing accounted for 20.3% of GDPthe largest
goods-producing sector in the nation's economy. We
1. ars stable, but confidence in financial
institutions remains low.
2. ^ "Country and Lending Groups".
3. ^ Rock 1987, pp. 6, 8; Edwards 2008,
4. ^ Traba 1985, pp. 15, 71.
5. ^ Constitution of Argentina, 1826, art. 1.
6. ^ Constitution of Argentina
1. economy appe
3. ^ Obituary The Guardian, Thursday 2
4. ^ Estimate of Deaths and
Disappearances by 601st Intelligence
Battalion (PDF). DINA Headquarters,
Buenos Aires, Argentina. July 1978.
5. ^ "Una duda histrica: no se sabe
members of the government. The Chamber of Deputies
represents the people and has 257 voting members elected to a
four-year term. Seats are apportioned among the provinces by
population every tenth year. As of 2014 ten provinces have just
Argentina is a federation of twenty-three provinces and
one autonomous city, Buenos Aires. Provinces are divided for
administration purposes intodepartments and municipalities,
except for Buenos Aires Province, which is divided into partidos.
The City of
refining, chemicals, and tanning); San Miguel de Tucumn (sugar
refining); San Lorenzo (chemicals and pharmaceuticals);
re-nationalising the country's railways, a move which saw support
from all major political parties on both sides of the political
1. , p. 44.
2. ^ a b c "Argentina Main Details".
Montreal, Canada: Convention on
Biological Diversity. 2013. Archived from
the original on 19 October 2013.
3. ^ a b c d "Biodiversity 2005". Cambridge,
UK: UNEPWCMC World Conservation
Monitoring Centre of t
driest parts of Patagonia to over 2,000 millimetres (79 in) in the
westernmost parts of Patagonia and the northeastern parts of the
country. Mean annual temperatures range from 5 C (41 F) in
the far south to 25 C (77 F) in the north.
1. ^ Epstein & Pion-Berlin 2006, p. 16.
2. ^ Epstein & Pion-Berlin 2006, p.
3. (in Spanish). Buenos Aires: Instituto
Geogrfico Nacional. Archived from the
original on 31 October 2013.
4. ^ McKinney 1993, p. 6; Fearns & Fearns
2005, p. 31.
5. ^ a b Albanes
density is of 15 persons per square kilometer of land area, well
below the world average of 50 persons. The population growth
rate in 2010 was an estimated 1.03% annually, with a birth rate of
17.7 live births per 1,000 inhabitants and a mortality rate of
the term of Viceroy Rafael de Sobremonte. It was the nation's
longest-continuously operating stage. The musical creator of the
Argentine National Anthem, Blas Parera, earned fame as a
theatre score writer during the early 19th century. The genre
ethnicities), 18% of different indigenous ethnicities, and 4.3% of
African ethnic groups, in which 63.6% of the tested group had at
least one ancestor who was Indigenous.
From the 1970s, immigration has mostly been coming
from Bolivia, Paraguay
Argentina claims 965,597 km2 (372,819 sq mi) in Antarctica,
where it has the world's oldest continuous state presence, since
1904. This overlaps claims by Chile and the United Kingdom,
though all such claims fall under the provisions of the
San Nicols de los Arroyos (steel milling and metallurgy);
and Ushuaia and Baha Blanca (oil refining). Other
manufacturing enterprises are located in the provinces of Santa
Fe (zinc and copper smelting, and flour milling); Mendoza and
1. , p. 92; Lewis 2003, p. 41.
2. ^ Galasso 2011, pp. 349353, vol. I.
3. ^ Galasso 2011, pp. 185252, vol. I.
4. ^ Lewis 2003, p. 41.
5. ^ Lewis 2003, p. 43.
6. ^ Lewis 2003, p. 45.
7. ^ Lewis 2003, pp. 4647.
8. ^ Lewis 2003, pp. 4850.
9. ^ Galasso 2011, p
1. , p. 1.
2. ^ a b
3. ] dealt a heavy blow to Brazil's image as a
regional leader."; Boughton 2012, p. 101:
"When the U.S. Treasury organized the
next round of finance meetings, it
included several non-APEC members,
including all the European member
, La Plata, Mar del Plata, Salta and
problems from 7% to 14%, digestive maladies (non-infectious)
from 7% to 11%, strokes a steady 7%, injuries, 6%,
and infectious diseases, 4%. Causes related to senility led to
many of the rest. Infant deaths have fallen
and Len Gieco.
Tenor saxophonist Leandro "Gato" Barbieri and composer and big
band conductor Lalo Schifrin are among the most internationally
successful Argentine jazz musicians.
Main article: Theatre in Argentina
Buenos Aires is
The Official Story (La Historia Oficial) in
Tango (Tango) in 1998
Son of the Bride (El hijo de la novia) in 2001
The Secret in Their Eyes (El Secreto de sus
Ojos) in 2009
Wild Tales (Relatos Salvajes) in 2015
In addition, Argentine compose
del Fuego, became the Tierra del Fuego, Antrtida e Islas del
Atlntico Sur Province in 1990.
Main article: Foreign relations of Argentina
Argentina is one of G-20 major economies
Foreign policy is officially handled by the Ministry o
are a few of the country's most acclaimed players, all of them
part of the NBA. Argentina hosted theBasketball World Cup in
1950 and 1990.
Rugby is another popular sport in Argentina. As of 2014 the men's
national team, known as 'Los Pumas' has compe
33rd globally. Population
refer to the country as a crisol de razas (
42.3% of Argentines claim to speak it, with
15.4% of them claiming to have a high level
of language comprehension.
Italian, by 1.5 million people.[
The population is unequally distributed: about 60% live in the
Pampas region (21% of the total area), including 15 million people
in Buenos Aires province. The provinces of Crdoba and Santa
Fe, and the city of Buenos Aires have 3 million
A Red Bear (2002), The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), The
Aura (2005), Chinese Take-Away (2011) and Wild Tales (2014)
being some of them.
In 2013 about 100 full-length motion pictures were being created
See also: Argentine pa
1. "Becoming a serious country". The
Economist. London. 3 June
2004. Archived from the original on 20
March 2014.Argentina is thus not a
"developing country". Uniquely, it
achieved development and then lost it
2. ^ a b Wood 1988, p. 18; Solomon 199