- 9.1: Identify and explainwhere in the regionthese would be found. Andes ...
- 9.2: PLACE Review the notes youtook for this section. What types of land...
- 9.3: a. How did the AndesMountains affect settlementalong the western co...
- 9.4: Drawing Conclusions Howmight the Amazon River haveaffected movement...
- 9.5: Amazon River
- 9.6: rain forest
- 9.7: slash-and-burn
- 9.8: terraced farming
- 9.9: push factors
- 9.10: infrastructure
- 9.11: What two countries does the Orinoco River drain?
- 9.12: Where are the Andes Mountains located?
- 9.13: What agricultural technique involves using ashes to fertilize thesoil?
- 9.14: What characteristics do the pampas and llanos have in common?
- 9.15: What are some of the problems that afflict cities throughout thereg...
- 9.16: Which river drains the largest rain forest in the region?
- 9.17: What are some factors that are pushing farmers off the land andinto...
- 9.18: Which is the northernmost of the great rivers of South America?
- 9.19: What farming technique is especially useful in mountainousregions?
- 9.20: What are the main products of the pampas?
- 9.21: How have the Andes Mountains affected settlement in SouthAmerica?
- 9.22: What are the two main purposes for which the plains and grasslandso...
- 9.23: What are the three major island groups of the Caribbean?
- 9.24: What Caribbean island is rich in natural gas, and what impact hasth...
- 9.25: In what part of the region are savannas most common?
- 9.26: How do the vertical climate zones of Latin America affectagriculture?
- 9.27: What is the dominant vegetation of the Amazon river basin?
- 9.28: What is the main disadvantage of the slash-and-burn method ofgrowin...
- 9.29: What factors tend to pull people into the cities from their farms?
- 9.30: What are some of the disadvantages of tourism in the region?
- 9.31: Using Your NotesUse your completed chart to answer these questions....
- 9.32: Geographic Themesa. LOCATION Where are some of the largest plainsfo...
- 9.33: Identifying ThemesBased on landforms and climate, which areas of La...
- 9.34: Drawing ConclusionsWhat factors must people in the region consider ...
- 9.35: Drawing ConclusionsWhat factors must people in the region consider ...
- 9.36: MOVEMENT In what general directiondo the Amazon and its tributaries...
- 9.37: PLACE Into which ocean does theAmazon empty?
- 9.38: REGION What countries are drainedby the Amazon and its tributaries?
Solutions for Chapter 9: Landforms and Resources
Full solutions for World Geography
changes in fiscal policy that stimulate aggregate demand when the economy goes into a recession without policymakers having to take any deliberate action
the resources a bank’s owners have put into the institution
the limit on the consumption bundles that a consumer can afford
a visual model of the economy that shows how dollars flow through markets among households and firms
input costs that require an outlay of money by the firm
the uncompensated impact of one person’s actions on the wellbeing of a bystander
Federal Reserve (Fed)
the central bank of the United States
financial institutions through which savers can indirectly provide funds to borrowers
financial institutions through which savers can directly provide funds to borrowers
the setting of the level of government spending and taxation by government policymakers
the one-for-one adjustment of the nominal interest rate to the inflation rate
goods produced abroad and sold domestically
marginal tax rate
the amount that taxes increase from an additional dollar of income
the proposition that changes in the money supply do not affect real variables
an economy that interacts freely with other economies around the world
a particular “game” between two captured prisoners that illustrates why cooperation is difficult to maintain even when it is mutually beneficial
the relationship between quantity of inputs used to make a good and the quantity of output of that good
a period of declining real incomes and rising unemployment
a tax for which highincome taxpayers pay a smaller fraction of their income than do low-income taxpayers
the organized withdrawal of labor from a firm by a union