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    1. Mexicos Changing Border From 1823

    2. The Mexican Border Border Changes- page 330-332 Revolution- a political movement in which the people overthrow the government and set up another. 1810- Mexico begins fight for independence from the Spanish with Miguel Hidalgo This revolution became known at the Cry of Dolores. 1811- the revolution is thwarted by the Spanish. Agustin de Iturbide, a criollo and army officer in the Spanish army, leads the fight for Independence from Spain. 1821- Mexico is declared independent. 1846- Mexico loses a war with the US and loses a large amount of land in the process

    4. Geography Geographys affects- page 290-291, maps on page 295 and 298 Sierra Madre Occidental- western Mexico Sierra Madre Oriental- eastern Mexico Central Plateau- lies between the Sierra Madres- takes up half of Mexico Coastal Plains to the east and west Climate Regions- highlands, arid, semiarid, tropical wet, dry, tropical wet- Elevation and location relative to the equator dictate climate Vegetation Regions- temperate grassland, mixed forest, tropical rainforest, desert scrub- dictated by geography and climate

    5. Resources Explain what Mexicos resources are and how they affect the economy positively or negatively- page 303, map on page 304, page 307 (diversify) Minerals- deposits of sliver, gold, copper, coal, iron ore, and others (lead and nickel) Oil and natural gas Wood from forests that cover of Mexico Many of these resources are nonrenewable. These resources experience price fluctuations. There is a definite need to diversity the economy with renewable resources and a variety of goods and services to make it more stable.