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  • Exploration Of South And Central America
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    English vs. Spanish Colonization Both England and Spain got into colonizing the Western hemisphere because of the possible wealth in it. England wanted to establish itself in North America with agriculture and trade. Spain more or less wanted to strip mine South America for gold and silver. Although both countries were very successful, the staying power of their success is reflected in the way they went about colonizing. Spain was into making quick money with their colonizing by conquering the t...
  • Great Movement To The West
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    The years after the civil war left one half of America, the north, satisfied and the other half, the south, mostly dissatisfied. Therefore the last third of the nineteenth century, 1865-1900, was a time period in which America was mending, repairing, improving, reshaping, and reconstructing its society, economy, culture, and policies. Basically it was changing everything it stood for. This continual change can be seen in the following events that took place during this time. These events are bot...
  • Third World Nation Of Venezuela
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    THE THIRD WORLD NATION OF VENEZUELA Venezuela, officially Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is the sixth largest country in South America, unique in landscape, flora, fauna, and wild life that rival the larger nations in South America. In fact, due to it's uniqueness, Venezuela is as much a Caribbean country as it is a South American one. Geography & Climate: Venezuela lies at the northern extreme of South America, bordered by Columbia to the West, Brazil to the South, Guyana to the East, and th...
  • Francisco Pizarro Francisco Pizarro
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    Francisco Pizarro Francisco Pizarro was a conquistador born in Trujillo, Spain in about 1471. His father, Gonzalo Pizarro, was an infantry captain and he taught Francisco how to fight at an early age. Francisco Pizarro never learned to read and write but he was full of adventure. Pizarro sailed to the new world on November 10, 1509. He was part of many expeditions in the new world including one with Balboa. Pizarro fought against many hostile tribes in Panama and when news of Hernando Cortez's u...
  • Parts Of South America
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    In Patagonia is one of the more interesting books that I've read lately. It's the only book that I know of that crosses the ives with archaeology. It is mainly a collection of Bruce Chatwin's logs and descriptions of his travels in the South American frontier in the late 70's and early 80's (during the Cold War), filled also with short stories and vignettes. Some of them are true, though some mix the facts with fiction. Chatwin leaves these stories hanging and ties most of them back together in ...
  • Voyage Vespucci
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    Vespucci was the one person for whom North and South America was named after. Vespucci had a wonderful life and found many things on his voyages. Amerigo Vespucci was born in Florence, Italy in March of 1451, and grew up in a considerable mansion near the river. As a young boy, Amerigo's happiest moments studying the stars. He excelled in mathematics and his hobby was copying maps. His dream as a young boy was to travel and get a better picture about what the Earth looked like. Amerigo spent hal...
  • Bolivia's Labor Force
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    If you don t know anything about Bolivia don t be alarmed, you are not the only one. In my paper I will tell you a lot more than you need to know. Bolivia is actually an interesting country that was the last country in South America to get its independence from Spain. Bolivia has been through many reformations and has been lead by many leaders. It is not an economically stable country and does not have the best living conditions. But Bolivia does supply the world with important minerals, and is ...
  • Bloodthirsty Flies The Fruit Company
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    Close Reading #2 of ^aEURoeThe United Fruit Co. ^aEUR by Pablo Neruda When the trumpet sounded, it was all prepared on the earth, The whole poem is about the author observing the people in South America, and so far what he sees is people preparing to go to work. and Jehovah parceled out the earth to Coca-Cola, inc., Anaconda, Ford Motors, and other entities: The Fruit Company, Inc. The key words here are ^aEURoeCoca-Cola, inc. ^aEUR, ^aEURoeFord Motors^aEUR both of these are reference to U.S. So...
  • Origins Of Permanent Agricultural Civilization In Argentina
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    Argentina, country in South America east of Chile and west of the Atlantic Ocean. The area of the country is 2,780,400 sq km. The Argentine government, however, claims a total area of 2,808,602 sq km including the British-administered Falkland Islands, or Islas Malvinas, and other sparsely settled southern Atlantic islands. The capital and largest city is Buenos Aires. The population is 35,797,981 million. Largely urban and of European origin. Spanish is the official language. Roman Catholics ma...
  • Argentina's Tallest Mountain
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    By: Chris Ojeda Argentina Argentina Argentina By: Chris Ojeda Argentina is a South American country with a population of thirty one million people. Argentina's capital is Buenos Aires, which is one of the largest cities in South America. Buenos Aires is situated on the coast of Argentina, which makes Buenos Aires a major trade route in Argentina and in South America. Argentina's national language is Spanish and the major religion is Roman Catholicism. Argentina is a country with much natural bea...

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