What are the differences between a Free Enterprise system and a Communist system?
Free market: people make their own economic choices and can own their own private property and businesses Communism: No private property or privately owned business, government makes all the economic decisions and owns all the factors of production in a society. Economy
What are the two main economic activities (industries) in Central America and the Caribbean?
Tourism (because of the weather and geography) and agriculture (cash crops)
Define the term cash crop and give at least 2 examples of cash crops found in Central America and the Caribbean.
Farming on a large scale for sale/profit such as with bananas and coffee beans.
Which factor of production is MOST missing in Haiti? How does this affect the economy?
Who makes most of the economic decisions in a command economy?
Describe the relationship Haiti has with nations like the United States.
Haiti is dependent on foreign aid (help from other countries) Culture
Explain why Central America is considered a culture region.
Just like in North America, Central America is considered a culture region because all the countries in this region share a similar history (colonization by European powers)
How has cultural diffusion changed traditional culture traits in Central America and the Caribbean?
The spread of cultures from people such as the Spanish and French has caused language to change from the language of the native Central Americans (Mayan) to that of the colonizing groups (many European languages such as Spanish, French, and English).