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  • Main Religion In Colombia
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    Before Spanish Explorers Prior to the Spanish conquest, Colombia was inhabited by the Chibcha's, and Cariban people, but the first people to establish villages were the Mesoamericans. They arrived around 1200 B.C. They introduced the farming of fruits and vegetables. The main things they farmed were potatoes and corn. They also made finally crafted artifacts from gold, and stone, and sometimes made baskets from grass. They were followed by a second wave of Mesoamericans around 500 B.C. By the 15...
  • Colonist Of Raleigh
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    The Lost Colony: The Different viewpoints of what happened to the missing people. Jamestown is thought by most of our general population to be the first colony in the New World. This is only half true. Jamestown is considered our first successful colony, however it was not our first attempt at a colony. There were a few attempts to colonize the New World before Jamestown and one in particular that is found to be interesting is Raleigh also known as the Lost Colony. It received this name due to t...
  • Dominance In Contrast To Other Nations Spain
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    Spanish & English Super Power's in America Ultimately, their stronger unified cultural need to establish their dominance in another land is the most important reasons for the foothold established by the English and the Spanish in the New World. It is true that a plethora of different races, ethnic groups, nationalities, and cultures arrived on the North American soil prior to 1776, the year that America began its process of embarking upon its independence, of officially becoming the independent ...
  • Venezuela 2
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    Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela 1. Venezuela 2. Located on the continent of South America 3.25,017,387 (estimated as of July 2004) 4. Size- 912,050 sq km (land / water ) 5. Petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, gold, bauxite, other minerals, hydropower, diamonds 6.96% Roman Catholic, 2% Protestant, 2% Other Religions The Venezuelans were tracked back to about 13,000 BC. The settlers of that time came from three different directions. Present day Guyana, present day Brazil, and present day Antilles w...
  • Bourbon Reforms And The Political Structure
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    I agree with the statement that the growing acceptance of ideas and attitudes associated with modernization and Europeanizism that essentially caused the movement toward Spanish American Independence, but disagree that, no other factors were involved. There was a huge underlying factor involved and that was the resentment of Peninsulars by the Creoles. The resentment of the Peninsulars by the Creoles has been fermenting over a century and more. Where the Peninsulars under a Pre-Bourbon Crown hel...
  • Used Georgia For Defense Against The Spanish
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    The Georgia Colony was based on the illusion of Philanthropy. Founding: According to the charter of Georgia. No Trustee could own land, make a profit, receive a salary or make income because of their work on the trust. The Trustees must labor for the good of the colony. 1 This was indeed a new and bold experiment. On the other hand, the impetus to create a new colony south of the Carolinas was based on the desire to create a buffer between the British colonies and the Spanish in Florida, and a f...
  • Their Colonies In America
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    Colonialism mean to occupied different territory, to settle in, to govern it, and use it as a source of wealth. Colonialism dated from a ancient times, but mostly spread around in fourteen century with the Portuguese colonialism in Asia and Africa, by b asco da Gama. The colonies were consider as a international prestige, and a lot of Western European countries as Spain, France, England, and Germany colonized everything they can and send conquistadors to protect the new territory. This type of o...
  • Exploitation Colony The Minority Of Europeans
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    Chapter 3 Patterns of Colonization in the New World Colonization of societies and cultures arose at different times, in different geographical areas and under different European national patronage. The English, French, Dutch, Swedes and Danes attempted to establish colonies in the Americas. All colonies began as small, unstable places on unfamiliar continent. They survived by forging relationships with one another and by strong reciprocal relationships with the parent societies in Europe. As the...

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