Category «Central & South America»

South America (Social Progress and Sustainability)

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Arizona's Hohokam Park in Mesa, Ariz., may ring a bell as the spring training grounds of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. He and other five men had been living as natives in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. It shows a warrior fighting what seems to be a sauropod dinosaur. The New York Times warns that cocaine leads young girls into prostitution: "There is no doubt that this drug, perhaps more than any other, is used by those concerned in the white slave traffic to corrupt young girls, and that when the habit of using the drug has been established, it is but a short time before such girls fall to the ranks of prostitution."

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of South America

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Our full set of art history PowerPoint templates cover everything from prehistoric art through performance art and new media. To do so, they often had to fight the Native Americans for the land. After Creel, the road follows the train line, and arrives into Chihuahua after dark, and unfortunately it's one of those cities where you really don't want to be in the streets once the sun is down - it's amazing how quickly the streets empty!" There were many reasons for the desire of the Palatines to emigrate to the New World: oppressive taxation, religious bickering, hunger for more and better land, the advertising of the English colonies in America and the favourable attitude of the British government toward settlement in the North American colonies.

Chile (Discovering South America: History, Politics, and

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Guatemala has around 21 different ethnic groups of Guatemala, speaking some 23 different languages in Guatemala. This is also apparent in the rise of a unified decorative pottery style throughout the region, called the Amazonian Polychrome Tradition, which spread from the Amazon's mouth as far as Peru. This was reduced on appeal to simple hanging. "Even in 1824, an 18-year old New Brunswick boy was 'hung by the neck until dead' for having stolen 24�. The largest ingot recovered is an astonishing gold brick that weighs 933 ounces, nearly 80 pounds, made by assayers Kellogg & Humbert.

Honduras in Pictures (Visual Geography. Second Series)

Christine Zuchora-Walske

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On their many expeditions, Humboldt and Bonpland collected plant, animal, and mineral specimens, studied electiricity, did extensive mapping of northern South America, climbed mountains, observed astronomical phenomena, and performed many scientific observations. Ancient shark jaws, prehistoric sloth skeletons, and The Titanosaur! Geographic range: in Peru & western Brazil, in the Amazon basin. Minuit was sent to the area by the Dutch West India Company. After Alexander the Great conquered Bactria between 329 and 327 [ Map of Alexander's Itinerary ], he married a Bactrian noblewoman named Roxane.

Hugo Chavez: Leader of Venezuela (World Leaders)

Jeff C. Young

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South America is home to many interesting and unique species of animals including the llama, anaconda, piranha, jaguar, vicuña, and tapir Economy and Currencies: South America is experiencing great economic development, with Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay and Peru growing their economies by over 8% per annum, but at the same time, they are experiencing very high inflation rates, like around 22% in Venezuela South American countries and their currency: Languages: Portuguese and Spanish are the most spoken languages in South America.

Revolution and Independence in Latin America (Age of

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If you want to be one with nature, Lake Atitlan in Guatemala and its surrounding volcanoes is said to be the most scenic volcanic lake in the world. Religious affiliation, however, is no longer restricted by race or color. In 2012, the MOD created “Operation Bethlehem,” setting up searchlights in small villages, a beacon of light that told the guerrillas where to go to turn themselves in. Government statistics report that tens of thousands of farm workers enter Mexico from its southern border each year.

Fidel Castro's Cuba (Dictatorships)

Rita J Markel

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The Spanish-American city remained like this for centuries—Spanish in the centre, Indian on the edges, growing indefinitely without changing at the core, the site of an enormous process of cultural change. C., when the Olmec civilization began to bloom and flourish, new conditions in the Mediterranean made it more difficult for West Africans to trade by sea with the region, although their land trade accross the Sahara was flourishing.

Argentina (Countries of the World)

Erika Wittekind

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Nacatamales, which are big tamales containing pork, potato, rice, chile, tomato, and masa is steamed in platano leaves, they originate from Nicaragua and can be bought in the colonial city of Granada. From there and from Spain, expeditions carried out new African model of trade forts, private investment under royal contract, and a trade in gold and slaves proved unworkable, and a more extensive colonization Spaniards feasible, and thus began what would become the encomienda, or grants of Indians to individual Spaniards in a kind of serfdom.

Paraguay (Discovering South America: History, Politics, and

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For these companies, the real problem is that one cannot patent a natural plant. Video/C MM825 Filmed against some of America's most spectacular backdrops, from Alaska to Maine and Montana to New Mexico, this award-winning film profiles Native American activists who are fighting to protect Indian lands, preserve their sovereignty and ensure the cultural survival of their peoples. He believed that the entrance of American forces would revolutionize the peasants and he envisioned another Vietnam in Latin America.

Hurricane Dancers: The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck

Margarita Engle

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Wifehood and motherhood were regarded as women's most significant professions. It contains the world's largest river and rain forest. I also dragged a tripod and an excellent flash with me. These factors combined with a transportation revolution made possible by cable cars and railroads. They lived in isolation from the history�and particularly from the diseases�of what became known as the Old World.