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Social Studies - Countries/Geography


  • CultureGrams
    Country information includes statistics, maps, and in-depth information.
    Username and password required for access from home. Info is available in the LRC and your Redbook.
  • Background Notes
    U.S. Department of State: Background Notes include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
  • CIA World Factbook
    The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
  • World Atlas and Map Library
    Maps, country profiles, statistics, distance calculators and quizzes.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Enter your search term and then click on the power button icon.

When accessing the database, you will need to enter a user name and password.  Brochures with this information are located in the LRC.  The information is also on page 158 of the student handbook (use the school username even when accessing from home).

Global Issues and Success Stories

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Global sites that include information about Latin America

Links to the U.S. Embassy

Latin American Issues and Stories

Evaluate the source documents you find using SOAPS

Books in the Library about Latin America

World News


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