vocabulary words below are different than the ones included
in the "Definitions" page for Central America. The
"Definitions" include specific terms that are necessary
for readers to be familiar with when trying to understand the
various events that have occurred in Central America.
However, the vocabulary words below are general terms that may
be unfamiliar to students in certain grade levels.
vocabulary words are divided according to the particular section
and then the particular page that they appear on, so you may
notice that some of the words are repeated.
Peoples: majority vs. minority, Catholicism, conversion,
conquest, colonial period, disintegrated, Conservative,
Liberals, integration, monopolies, free trade, status quo,
revolutionary movements, communist, prosperity, abolished
highlands, lowlands, deforestation
Before the Common Era (BCE), Common Era (CE), colonial period,
province, smallpox, subjugated, Liberals, Conservatives
Maya Biosphere Reserve
The Maya: Before the Common Era (BCE), Common Era (CE)
the Reserve: deforestation, environmentalist
Current Issues: corruption, revolutionary group, terrorist