Laitin Americae

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Cairt o Laitin Americaen kintras (Hispanic, Portuguese, an French). Belize haes a muckle Spanish-speakin community.

Laitin Americae is a region o the Warld.

Laitin Americae's in the Americaes. No aabody grees on whit kintras is in Laitin Americae. Some fowk cry Sooth Americae, Central Americae, an Mexico Laitin Americae. Ither fowk crie the Caribbean Islands Laitin America an aw. Ither fowk cries aa Americaen kintras whaur fowk speaks Spainyie, Portuguese, an French Laitin America.[1]

The ward 'Laitin' comes fae the Laitin leid. The Spainyie, Portuguese, an French leids, spak bi mony fowk in Laitin Americae is Romance leids. Romance leids is derived fae Latin. Bit no aa fowk in Laitin Americae speaks Romance leids. Some Latin Americaen fowk speaks Native Americaen leids an aa.

Maist Laitin Americaens is Roman Catholic.

Some fowk cries the kintras in the Americaes that's no pairt o Laitin America "Germanic America". In Germanic American kintras, maist fowk speaks Germanic leids: Inglis, Dutch, an Dens.

The first European tae find Laitin Americae wis Christopher Columbus, in 1492. Columbus wis wantin tae find a cuttie wey tae eastren Asie. Whan Christopher Columbus cam back tae Europe, fowk wis excitit aboot the discovery. The Pape drew the Line o Demarcation in 1493 acause he didna want Spain an Portugal tae fecht ower whit kintra haed the richt tae claim the new laund. Awthing on the wast side o the line wis gien tae Spain an awthing tae the east wis gien tae Portugal. The Spanish invadit Mexico wi ease. The Native Americaens coudna fecht agin the Spanish acause the Spanish haed horse an guns. The Native Americaens in Mexico thocht that the Spanish fowk wis gods. Lades o fowk dee'd acause o the diseases brocht bi the Spanish an aw.

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  1. Colburn, Forrest D (2002). Latin America at the End of Politics. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0691091811.