An Analysis of the Factors That Work to Bind and Separate North Central and South America

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The Americas An Analysis of the Factors that Work to both Bind and Separate North, Central, and South America Introduction 'The Americas' is a region that has embarked on a constant evolution, resulting in a series of factors that bind the region together, as well as factors that divide it. There is no doubt that in today's society, people from all over the world are taking world regions just like 'The Americas' for granted. Supported by the work of countless academics, this essay attempts to discuss the factors that bind the North, Central and South regions of America together, as well as, the numerous factors that divide the region up. Some of the factors that work to unite the region are the trend of globalization which is fueled by free trade as well as cultural items such as religion. The main division between North and South America seems to be fueled primarily by political divides as well as other various barriers such as language and communication barriers. Factors that "Bind" Globalization is a trend that has reshaped the world over in the last few decades; the word has become ubiquitously used in modern literature and media. Globalization is an ongoing historic process that has led to a series of factors that successfully bind the World, but more importantly, 'The Americas' together. According to Giddens (1990), globalization is the "intensification of worldwide social relations which link distant localities in such a way that local happenings are shaped by

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