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Hola Peru!. By: Katy White . History . One of the 5 civilizations Known as Central Andes Early Natives Inca 1532 Francisco Pizarro Take over Inca Bring Christianity Conquer for Spain. History Cont. 1535 Lima founded 1821-24 Fight for Independence . Geography.
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Hola Peru! By: Katy White History
  • One of the 5 civilizations
  • Known as Central Andes
  • Early Natives
  • Inca
  • 1532 Francisco Pizarro
  • Take over Inca
  • Bring Christianity
  • Conquer for Spain
  • History Cont.
  • 1535 Lima founded
  • 1821-24 Fight for Independence
  • Geography
  • Bordering Countries
  • Chile, Ecuador, Brazil, Columbia, and Bolivia
  • Major Water Ways
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Lake Titicaca
  • Amazon River
  • 53 rivers drain to ocean
  • Geography Continued
  • Two ways to travel
  • Vertical: through the Andes Mountains
  • Horizontal: along the coast
  • Only 10% of roads are paved
  • Landscape
  • Valleys
  • Desserts
  • 900,000 sq. miles
  • Climate April 6-16th Rainfall End of rainy season Temperature Low 70’s- High 60’s Fahrenheit Inca Civilization
  • 1438-1532
  • Late Horizon time period
  • No major writing system
  • 1500’s during Hanan period begin writing
  • Sophisticated counting system
  • Divide everything into 4
  • Religion
  • Worshiped gods and goddesses
  • Myths, oral stories
  • Convert to Catholic when Spanish come
  • Machu Picchu
  • Location
  • Andes Mountains
  • Outside Cuzco
  • Center of Inca Civilization
  • Built by Inca rulers
  • 1438 Pachakuti began building
  • Resort- temples, homes
  • Materials
  • Built from granite (very close!)
  • Roofs branches
  • Lake Titicaca
  • Largest freshwater lake in South America
  • Sits on the Peru, Bolivia border
  • The Uros are the native people that still live there today
  • Amazon Rainforest
  • Covers most of the northern part of Peru and the eastern part of the country
  • There is a push towards conservation of the land
  • 70,000 sq km of the Peruvian Amazon has been deforested
  • 5% of the land is currently protected though National Forests, parks, reserves and sanctuaries
  • Eco-tourism has also helped the cause to save the rainforest areas
  • Today there are many rainforest areas that people can come and visit and be educated on the animals and land there
  • Amazon Rainforest Animals Culture
  • Official Language
  • Spanish
  • Quechua (Native) spoken in parts of Amazon
  • Population
  • 23 million
  • Highlands- farmers
  • Coast- cosmopolitan
  • Religion
  • Catholic
  • Celebrate fiestas
  • Industry
  • Major Industries
  • Farming
  • Artichokes, grapes, avocadoes, mangos, cotton, coffee
  • Fishing
  • Mining
  • Gold & Copper
  • Textiles
  • Tourism
  • Sources http://www.selectlatinamerica.co.uk/destinations/peru/history http://www.rediscovermachupicchu.com/mp-construction.htm http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/archaeology/machu-picchu-mystery/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Peru http://peru-travel.com/Lake_titicaca_information.htm http://amazonrainforestanimalsfacts.blogspot.com/
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