Type
Crossword
Description

1880's? Slavery
Less wealthy People? Poverty
Europe to africa? Triangular Trade
Moving across country Migration
Armed revolt Cuban Revolution
Caribbean Country Panama
long, narrow country stretching along South America's western edge, with more than 6,000km of Pacific Ocean coastlin Chile
a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos. Cuba is located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean meet. Cuba
Hot Desert
under united states Mexico
South American Country Colombia
Mountains Sierra Madre Mountains
South American Country Brazil
Andes Mountains Andes Mountains
Canal in Panama Panama Canal
Along coast of the united states Atlantic Ocean
Along coast of the pacific united states Pacific Ocean
Sea in bahamas Caribbean Sea
Mexican water Gulf Of Mexico
Amazonian River in the Rainforest of that name Amazon River

Latin America Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Venezuela
Panama
Mexico
Haiti
Cuba
Colombia
Brazil
Bolivia
Atlantic Ocean
Atacama Desert
Sierra Madre Mountains
Andes Mountains
Panama Canal
Pacific Ocean
Gulf of Mexico
Caribbean Sea
Amazon River

North America Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The ____ Mountains stretch from Canada across the United States including Colorado Rocky
Largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area Greatlakes
Ships can cross from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean using this canal PANAMA
Largest country in North America by population UNITEDSTATES
The capital city of this country is San Jose COSTARICA
Puerto ____ is a U.S. territory in the Caribbean Sea RICO
The tallest mountain in North America MCKINLEY
Country located between Honduras and Panama NICARAGUA
Ocean located to the west PACIFIC
The capital city of this island country is Havana CUBA
Body of water stretching from Mexico to Florida GULFOFMEXICO
This city is the capital of Greenland NUUK
Longest river in North America MISSISSIPPI
The largest city in North America by population is ____ City MEXICO
The French speaking province of Canada QUEBEC
The Appalachian ____ are located in the eastern United States MOUNTAINS
Country just south of Mexico GUATEMALA
This country is considered the largest island in the world GREENLAND
Largest country in North America by area CANADA
The island of Hispaniola includes the Dominican Republic and this country HAITI
Most populous city in Canada TORONTO
Largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area SUPERIOR
The Rio ____ forms the border between Texas and Mexico GRANDE
The capital of Canada OTTAWA
North America is the 3rd largest__________ continent
countries make up the continent of North America Twenty-four
Death Valley, in California, is the ________point on the continent. lowest
North America was named after the explorer_____ Americo Vespucci.
About 502 ______people live in North America. Millon
Italian explorer Christopher Columbus was the first European to navigate to North America in______ 1492

World Geography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The exact latitude and longitude at which a place is found absolute location
High flat plains where the Andes are widest altiplanos
Located in south Ameria and drains the Amazon Basins amazon river
Mountain range running along the western edge of South America, world's longest mountain range andes
Latin American forces were led across the Andes to win independence for Chile and Peru argentinain dependendance
Dense continuous layer of leaves canopy
The Atacama desert is one of the ______ places in the world driest
A community of plants and animals that depends upon one another and heir surrounding ecosystem
An ____ is a place where a tide meets a river current estuary
Caused by hot weather and lack of rain making grass and wood dry forest fire
A _____ is a cowhand that rid the pampas herding livestock guacho
The pampas consist primarily of ______ grasslands
Cultural geography, studies human activities and their relationship to the environment human geography
Provided by navigable rivers hydroelectric power
Made up by oceans rivers lakes and other bodies of water hydrosphere
Led by Miguel Hidalgo mexican independance
Important waterway that cuts through the isthmus of Panama panama canal
Focuses on the study of earth's physical features physical geography
Occurs when large masses of rock are broken down into smaller pieces physical weathering
Lies between sea level and 2,500 feet tierra cailiente
Potatoes and barley grow at these elevations tierra fria
He southernmost latitude to receive the sun's direct rays tropic of capricorn
The Mato Grosso plateau is part of the ____ of South America valleys
A plateau formed from Hills and lower flatland in Argentina patagonia
Mountain range that many of the Caribbean islands are part of central highlands
Where plates have collided for millions of years pacific ring of fire
Parallel mountain ranges cordilleras
Haiti won its independence from France haitian revolt
Describe a lace's location in relation to another place relative location
a common phrase said at the end of a story the end

World Geography Unit 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This is part of the highlands of South America Mato Grosso Plateau
In 11532, this person marched south into Peru and conquered the Inca Empire and murdered their Emperor Atahualpa FRANCISCO PIZARRO
Argentina's capital BUENO AIRES
River located in South America that drains the Amazon Basin AMAZON RIVER
Led by Toussaint-Loverture, in the 1970's Haiti had won its independence from France HAITIAN REVOLT
The oldest Spanish-language newspaper read by 50,000 people every day EL LISTIN DIARIO
In Southern Argentina, hills and lower flatlands form a plateau known as this. Patagonia
Where the Andes are widest there are high flat plains called ______. Altiplanos
An important waterway that cuts through the isthums of Panama. This canal is human made and was completed in 1914. Panama Canal
Parts of northern Mexico and the sothwestern region of South America have desert climates and vegtation Desert and Steppe Areas
In 1519, _______ landed in Mexico with 600 Conquistadors and allied with local enemies of the Aztecs. Hernando Cortez
This area lies between sea level and 2,500 feet and has average annual temperatures from 68 to 91 degrees Tierra Caliente
In this area, frosts are common in the winter months. Tierra Fria
Led by Miguel Hialgo, a perish priest, in 1810 Mexican Independence
The place where a tide meets a river current Esturay
Parallel mountain ranges are called _____. Cordilleras
A cowhead that rid the panamas herding livestock, the major agricultural product of Argentina Gaucho
This thing causes animal habitats to be destroyed Forest Fire
A continuous layer of leaves made of broad-leafed and needle leafed evergreen trees are so close together that their crowns form a dense ______. Canopy
Steep cliffs on the Eastern coast of Brazil Escarpment
A mountain range primarily in northern Santa Barbara County and extending into northwestern Ventura County in Southern California Sierra Madre Mts
The world's longest mountain range Andes Mts
One of the principal rivers in the southwest United States and northern Mexico Rio Grande River
A plateau in South America, covering a 1,000-kilometre strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains Atacama Desert
A plateau in South America, covering a 1,000-kilometre strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains Rio De Janeiro
An area that covers 8 million square miles of land from the United States-Mexico border to the southern tip of Argentina Latin America
A part of earth where earth's crust have collided for millions of years causing earthquakes and creating mountains Ring of Fire
A region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean, that includes the island nations and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes West Indes
The reason why geographers divide Latin America into three distinct areas Distinct Physical Features
A small Caribbean country with a population only slightly greater than that of New York City The Dominican Republic

World Geography -Unit 2 Latin America Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Many Caribbean islands are part of this mountain range Central Highlands
A.K.A parallel ranges Cordilleras
Where the Andes are widest there are high flat plains called... Antiplanos
A large area located in South America that is known as the Amazon Basin Amazon River
In southern Argentina, hills and lower flatland's form a plateau known as... Patagonia
Where smaller rivers flow into a larger river Tributaries
Covers 8 million square miles of land from the United States-Mexico border to the southern tip of Argentina in South America Latin America
Formed because plates of the earth's have collided for millions of years Pacific Ring of Fire
Both a physical barrier between two countries and a border Rio Grande
Who divided Latin America into three regions? Geographers
Important waterway that cuts through the isthmus of Panama Panama Canal
Leading petroleum producer Mexico
Leading petroleum producer Venezuela
Major deposits of oil and natural gas occur along the... Gulf of Mexico
Where does the rain shadow effect of the Andes produce a dry desert? Chile
What hems the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, and the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of South America Coastal Lowlands
The most navigable river in South America Amazon
What do the rain forests in Latin America provide a lot of? Medicine
What do rain forest plants aid in? Research
What is the climate of most of Latin America? Tropical
What climates do northern Mexico and the southwestern region of South America have? Desert
Each area of Latin America has a distinct... Physical Geography
What does the Pacific Ring of Fire create? Mountains
True or False: People farm in high plains called altiplanos True
What does Brazil consist of? Plateaus
What is an example of a plateau in the Brazilian highlands? Mata Grosso
Referred as a small Caribbean country Dominican Republic
What is the oldest Spanish-language newspaper? El Listin Diario
Where is El Listin Diario located? The Caribbean
How many million square miles of land does Latin America cover? Eight

Cross word puzzle By: Sergio Rubio

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the largest river in Latin America Amazon river
What body of water is south of Cuba and Haiti Caribbean Sea
What body of water is east of Mexico Gulf of mexico
What body of water is west to South America Pacific Ocean
What is the name of the Canal in Panama Panama Canal
What mountains cross Venezuela,Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile Andes mountains
What mountains surround mexico city Sirrea madre mountains
What desert is by the Andes mountains Atacama desert
Is west of paraguay Bolivia
Lagrest portguese speaking country Brazil
West of panama Colombia
Lagrest island in the caribbean sea Cuba
The country that is arcoss the water of cuba Haiti
A country that is south of the u.s and west of the gulf of mexico Mexico
Where the panama canal is Panama
The most selling oil country in latin america Venezuela
The main speaking language in gemany German
Almost the #1 speaking language in the world English
What language has slavic language Russian
The main speaking language in the france French
The main speaking language italy Italian
One the regions we learned in ss Judaism
One the regions we learned in ss Chirstianity
One the regions we learned in ss Islam
Mexico, central america and south america and caribbean islands Latin america

Famous Explorers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who sailed the ocean in 1492 Christopher Columbus
Who was the first European to reach India by sea Vasco de Gama
1497, he discover parts of North America John Cabot
Made the first Europeans contact with the Eastern Coast of Australia James Cook
He conquered Mexico Hernando Cortes
Mapped much of the Southern half of the modern United States Hernando De Soto
Conquered Peru Francisco pizarro
English sea explorer and navigator in the early 17th century Jacque Cartier
Organized the Castilian expedition to the East Indies Ferdinand Magellan
Best known for crossing the isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean in 1513 Vasco Balboa
First demanstrates that Brazil and the West IndIves did not represent Asias eastern outskirts as initially conjectured from Columbian voyages America Vespucius
Sailed around the southernNmost tip of Africa in 1488, reaching the Indian Ocean from the Atlantic Bartolomeu Dias
Found the city of Santa Fe and New Mexico in 1610 Pedro Peralta
Explored the Great Lakes region of the United States, Canad, the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico Sierra do Salle
Claimed the Moreast coast of South America for Portugal Pedro Alvares Cabral
Founded New France and Quebec City on July 3, 1608 Samuel Champlain
First governed of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown Juan Ponce Leon
Italian explorer of North America in service of King Francis I of France Giovanni Verrazzano
First resident Bishop of Chiapas Bartolome Casas

World Geography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

lies between sea level and 2,500 feet and has average annual temperatures of 68F to 91F Tierra Caliente
Runs along the western edge of south America and is the world's longest mountain range Andes mountains
high flat plains altiplanos
hills and lower flatlands formed in Argentina Patagonia
Western Hemisphere's longest river Amazon River
Major agricultural product of Argentina, cow hand that rid the pampas herding livestock Gaucho
Continous layer of leaves Canopy
Parallel mountain ranges Cordilleras
The pampas consist primarly of grasslands
place where tide mees a river current Estuary
The Atacama Desert is one of the ____ places in the world Driest
The Mato Grosso Plateau is part of the _____ of South America Highlands
A treeless grassy plain llano
a long, steep slope, especially one at the edge of a plateau or separating areas of land at different heights escarpment
Part of America that contains: Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama Central America
water systems provide _____ power Hydroelectric
its called Latin America because the lanuagues spoken, Spanish and Portuguese, are derived from _____ latin
During Colonial era most latin Americans became _____ Christians
Marched into Peru and conquered the Inca Empire Francisco Pizarro
Landed in Mexio with 600 conquistadors and marched Tenochtitlan Hernando Cortez
led by Miguel Hidalgo, a parish priest, in 1810 Mexican Independence
led by Jose De San Martin when he led his Latin American forces Argentina Independence
won freedom for the present-day countries of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia Simon Bolivar
led by Toussaint-Louverture, in the 1790's, Haiti had won its independence from France Haitian Revolt
Arts and literature in Latin America were shaped by ____ styles European
Leading petroleum producer in Latin America Mexico
Important waterway that cuts through the isthmus of Panama Panama Canal
a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake tributary
Major deposit of oil and natural gas Gulf of Mexico
Latin is divided in 3 sections: Middle America, South America and Caribbean

Latin america Geography / Countrys Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What connects Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean Panama canal
What runs 4500 miles along the West Coast of South America Andes mountains
What is known as the driest desert on earth Atacama desert
A body of water that lies between Flodia and Mexico Gulf of Mexico
What Is located between Cuba and South America Caribbean sea
What is the largest ocean Pacific Ocean
What is the 2nd largest ocean Atlantic ocean
What is the 2nd longest river Amazon river
What is Central America( a narrow strip of land that has water on both sides) Isthmus
A country located in Central America that has manmade canal Panama
A country with its own gulf Mexico
The country in the east side of Panama Colombia
A country next to the atlantic ocean,Caribbean sea, and gulf of mexico Cuba
Amazon basin and Amazon river are located in this country Brazil
Has the Atacama desert located in this country Chile
Brazil,Chile,Colombia,cuba are located in this country South America
Panama is located in this America Central America
Mexico is located in this America North America
A political state or nation Country
The nature and relative arrangement of nature and physical features Geography

American Imperialism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Waiting and seeing what happens before acting watchful waiting
A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. imperialism
Cuban national hero and important figure in latin American culture jose marti
Journalism that is based upon sensationalism and crude exaggeration yellow journalism
A band of eight countries fighting for free trade in china boxer rebellion
Used to withdraw any remaining troops in cuba platt amendment
A U.S. territory in south Asia Philippens
Canal built through panama to connect the Atlantic and Panama canal
Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy : "speak softly, and carry a big stick" Bigstick policy
Concerned with or seeking to promote human welfare humanitrain
Warns European nations that the United States would not tolerate further colonization or puppet monarchs monroe doctrine
The use of a country's financial power to extend its international power dollar diplomacy
Placed a condition on United States military's presence in Cuba teller amendment
To keep china open to free trade with other countries open door policy
Sickness found in mosquitos yellow fever
A U.S. territory in central America puerto rico