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History of South America

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Home to some of the most ancient human civilizations, South America was a battle ground for the expansion of European countries. Today it is a growing and vibrant continent emerging as a key player in world history.
Answer John Hancock was a prominent merchant in Boston, known best by the people of the time as a smuggler, mainly of tea. He was admired by many, but his biggest accomplishments were in what he did as a patriot: aiding the Sons of Liberty, particularly Samuel Adams, and later becoming the govern…
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The 1970s were times of great change in South America, with peasants and workers organizing for what they thought was a better life, looking up to communism. This was a severe threat to American corporate interests, and Salvador Allende, (Chile's President before the coup d'état) was a socialist on…
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Simon Bolivar was from a noble family. He studied law in Madrid. After Venezuelan independence he fled to New Granada and raised an army. He made several attempts that culminated in victory at Carabobo in 1821, but it was only in 1824 that the Royalist troops were finally driven out. In 1819 Bolivar…
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They played a game call the Mozambican ballgame. The game had important ritual aspects, and major formal ballgames were held as ceremonial events, often featuring human sacrifice. The sport was also played casually for fun by children.
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The Siouan language family spreads from the Southeastern US all the way to the Great Plains, with most of the diversity being concentrated in the Plains area.
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The most significant event that occurred almost immediately after the US Civil War was the assassination of US President Lincoln. His death had a negative affect on the post war reconstruction acts to mend the differences between the Southern States and the Northern States. This was evident in his s…
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European leader Hernan Cortés in 1520, with the murder of the Aztec leader Montezuma.
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the ball in pok-a-tok is made out of rubber from a tree also, well hehe its actually odd, because my class was watching a documentary on the mayans, and it says the winner of the pok-a-tok match is "honorable" enough to put their team leader up to the stands and they use him or her for a sacrifice…
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Gold,Copper,Zinc,Shipping Timber
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Simon Bolivar was a revolutionary leader in the Spanish revolution.
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Mayan pyramids are made for astronomy, that's why the tops are flat, egyptians use their pyramids to bury kings.
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Gauchos are the cowboys of the Pampas, mostly in Argentina. At first they rounded up the herds of horses and cattle that roamed freely on the vast grasslands east of the Andes. In the early 19th century they fought in the armies that defeated the Spanish colonial regime and then for the caudillos wh…
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The Brazilian independence movement was achieved with almost no resistance from Portugal as the Portuguese king, Dom Pedro I had been told by his father that if independence must come to Brazil he should let it. So in essence, it was the only Latin American nation to achieve independence without blo…
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North Korea and South Korea are just two of the countries that imperialized Japan. Also, The Republic of China (Taiwan) and Thailand are credited with imperializing Japan.
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The correct answer is the Constitution...in the end the government always has to go to the source of governmental power, which is, the Constitution.
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Indians are hairy because of genetics. More hair androgenic hair tends to grow thicker, and darker than any other race.
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The term Indian-ness is a term used to describe the Native American Identity. Since the forced Christianization of Native American children throughout the centuries Native American Indians have struggled with their identity and to keep their culture alive.
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Africa Honestly, that answer in NO WAY answers the question. Re-read the question. The basic transition from pre civilization to civilization is the development of culture, tools and agriculture. Culture because it taught us to work together, tools because they made everything easier for us, a…
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Red Indians are now known as Native American or American Indians. The origin of the term "Red Man" is not clear. Native Americans are known to have a copperish or brownish hue although some Native Americans can get sunburn and turn redish. Many tribes did paint themselves for war and red may have b…
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Simón Bolívar (1783-1830), who fought for the independence of South America from Spanish control. Bolivar was at various times President of Venezuela, President of Colombia, and dictator of Peru. He is a national hero of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru.
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Peru is a country located in South America. It has many major industries including mining. The exact age of San Genaro mine is unknown.
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Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin AmericaThere are many cultural values that Latin America, Portugal, and Spain share with African and Asian countries (eg. Mozambique, Angola). You make a great contribution to understanding cultural diversity by suggesting that we acknowledge African and Asian cultures' c…
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Some say that ancient cultures from Asia built ships capable of crossing the pacfic and traded with Peru. But most people belive that it was a spanish exedition led by Francisco Pizarro, Diego de Almagro and Hernando de Luque in 1565
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Brazil was founded in 1500 by Pedro Cabral.
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Some believe that the Apache and Navajo came from Asian countries because of similar dialect sounds and tones and similarities between their languages and Asian languages. While pueblo Indians are theorized to have came from south America from pacific islands but either has not been fully proven.
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Yes Brazil does have a mixed economy. It relies on both public and private economic sources to achieve its economic goals.
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They are no smarter than other people.
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Keynesian (John Keynes) economics is all about using monetary and fiscal (Government) policies to help direct the market towards equilibrium. Keynes didn't believe that the market was self-correcting, and thus required government involvement. Keynesian economics also uses the view that prices are co…
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Answer no she was a hot sexy female!!" NEW PERSON:Okayy everyone poses as this girl named Anamaria Mirdita. There is no Aubrey, Candice, Tiffany, Jessica, Lauren, Amy, Lexi, Katie, Courtney or anybody else. Anamaria's real myspace is www.myspace.com/babywewereneversoldiers Even go to youtube a…
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--------Bolivia was named for Simon Bolivar: From Wikipedia:Independence was proclaimed in 1809, but sixteen years of struggle followed before the establishment of the republic, named for Simón Bolívar, on August 6, 1825 (see Bolivian War of Independence).From Infoplease:The country won its indepe…
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Certailnly if it is ultra vires the Constitution or other laws. However, policy decisions of the Government cannot be challenged. For example, if the Government brings in Prohibition in the State, the channege cannot be sustained in the court of law.
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Poop The economy of India, measured in USD exchange-rate terms, is the twelfth largest in the world, with a GDP of US $1 trillion (2008).It had a GDP growth rate of 9.0% for the fiscal year 2007-2008.However, India's huge population has a per capita income of $4,542 at PPP and $1,089 in nominal ter…
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Peru is a country off the central pacific coast of south america.It is in the southern hemisphere.
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The Classical Maya were Pre-Columbian and Mesoamerican settlers in Central America. Most of them were in Belize, Guatemala, Western Honduras, and the Yucatan Peninsula in Southern Mexico. They developed a highly organized political society based on kingship and a priesthood, and invented complex mat…
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Chile was discovered by the Spanish explorer Diego de Almagro in 1536.
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Francisco Villa, scourge of Columbus during the Mexican Revolution. Miguel Hidalgo, priest and father of the Mexican Independence war. Benito Juarez, Oaxacan shepherd that became president of Mexico.
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they wore feathered moccasins to my knowlege but sorry i am not really good at social studies =(
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One of the disadvantages that the North had during the Civil War was the fact that they were divided. Not everyone in the north agreed on the issue of slavery. This made it difficult for them to come together. Southern disadvantages included them not having a railroad. They also were not able to qui…
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This is an opinion question. The answer could be yes OR no, depending on who is asked. Some foolish people use the word American to refer solely to the United States. Yes. Simón Bolívar, El Liberador, is one of the great heroes in the history of America. He is the central figure in the struggle t…
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Sioux Indian boys played lacrosse. Only older boys played this game. Girls and younger boys played with dolls and toys. The women sometimes did crafts.
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You have to register your pakistani spouse at pakistani branch in SB offices respective city.Then you can wait 7 years for the become Indian citizen.   Citizenship by registrationThe Central Government may, on an application, register as a citizen of India under section 5 of the Citizenship …
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All the countries in South America except Belize, Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana and Suriname speak spanish.
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Peru Trivia and Fun Facts. Quinua is a Peruvian high protein cereal with 25 varieties. Olluco is a Peruvian tuber with over 30 varieties. The potato is originally from Peru and they produce over 3000 varieties. The Tomato is originally from Peru, and it is a close relative of the Potato. The cor…
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sure! kal penn (i think that's how u spell it) is one of the Indians in Hollywood. Sushmita Sen, Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut etc have all received offers to do Hollywood films.Om Puri, Irrfan Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan have all acted in Hollyood films.Yes- But not everyone …
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Moctezuma, also known as Motecuhzoma Xocoyotzin and Montezuma, lived in 1466 to 1520 he was the Aztec Ruler at the time of the arrival of the Spanish. Moctezuma was the owner of the royal headdress also.
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The official language of Brazil is Portuguese even though the official language of most of the rest of South America is Spanish. Portuguese also has been given the status of one of the nine recognized regional languages in The Co-operative Republic of Guyana, where the official language is English.…
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the Indians ate buffalo and berries!
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Can someone hurry up and answer the question because I need help.
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Actually, it was the Norse (Vikings) who first settled and started colonies in the 11th century. Settlements were started and maintained in both Greenland and Newfoundland, some lasting more than 200 years before Columbus first arrive in Hispaniola, Puerto Rico and Cuba. There is some debate that ev…
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Native americans. they dont have a name that is good enough to write
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There are four countries within South America that don't include Spanish among their official languages: Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana, and Suriname.Brazil has Portuguese as the official language.The Co-operative Republic of Guyana keeps English as the official language, from the time that the count…
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The Aztec Empire was the last empire to rule Mexico before the Spanish came.
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they were badly injured and they did not like the English at all from then on.
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There are 12 major independent countries and two overseas territories (only one is considered a country): Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile Columbia Ecuador Guyana Paraguay Peru Suriname Uruguay Venezuela French Guiana is a department of France. The Falkland Islands are a self-governing …
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Ollanta Humala
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hey there!:) OK well Peru has SO much you can do! and these are the things i would sagest 1. go see machu piccu 2. go visit lima 3. have a hike through the amazon or the Andes mountain 4. definatly go shopping for one of there tradional clothing!! 5. try one of their favourites-- fried patatoe …
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The Maya never died out; they still exist with some 6 million indigenous speakers of their languages in our modern world today.
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The natives that Cristobal Colon ( "Christopher Colombus" ) discovered in San Salvador.
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Simon Bolivar Simon bolivar was the George Washington of the southSimón Bolívar is known as the "George Washington" of South America.
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constitutional republicPeru is considered a constitutional government, where the President and other officials are elected and must govern according to their constitution. This limits the government's power over it's citizens.constitutional republic government :p
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Properly speaking there was no such Monarch. Queen Victoria was given the title of Empress of India I believe in l887. This was engineered by her Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli. Mr. Disraeli came up with the so-called (Royal Titles Bill) sometimesd called(Foreign Titles Bill) so Her Majesty could…
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With the coming of the Spanish horses, the American Indians became the ruler of the plains.
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It has 3 stripes- one red, 1 white,(in the middle.) and another red on the other side.
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Exchange rates fluctuate over time. Currency values around the world are always changing. Currently (18-01-10) : 5 U.S. dollars = 3.06053743 British pounds ... according to Google.
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Peru is the Republic of Peru is a country in western South America. It is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil, on the southeast by Bolivia, on the south by Chile, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. Peruvian territory was home to the Norte Chico civilization, one o…
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The southern colonies had a form of self-government where everything was voted on. There were a lot of democrats in the back country. The English kingalways had the final say.
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Central and South America were conquered by Spain a country which speaks Spanish. However Brazil, was settled by Portugal and so Portuguese is spoken there.
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The Indian group who helped the french was enemies with the iroquis, who helped the british, so at the same time, they want their revenge.
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Led Creole revolts against Spain in northern South America. He was kind of like a George Washington type of guy.
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the mayans played pok-a-tok.
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To win their independence and live under their own laws, so that their economic system, slavery, could not be destroyed.
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To build with: Grass, mud, stone, plant fibers To decorate with: gold, semi precious stones, stone To eat: Fruit, corn, potato
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They lived in the Great Plains and they ate buffalo, deer, antelope, and turkeys.
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India and Russia now there are hardly any Indians left.
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The Inca rulers forced their subjects to work as farmers, builders, artisans. The rulers would often move entire groups of people to another location in order to keep them busy. The commoners still had time for leisure festivities. They celebrated a large number of holidays. All of the Inca people h…
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The game of pok-a-tok was played by the incas, Mayas, & Aztecz. They played with a 6 pound ball.Pok-a-tok was a ball game played by the mayans since 3000BCE. the objective of the game was to get a rubber made ball through a ring using only your head hips and shoulders.whoever lost the team was …
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£45.54 without bank fees or fluctuation (correct as per 29 december 2013)
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they love to play cricket and spectate all the other sports they have. They r also very peacefull people and love curry
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The Dutch Guiana -o Cyanide x what is the official name of suriname?
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South America is a continent. I agree with the last person. Here is a website of South America's Capital Cities: http://www.mapsofworld.com/south-america/geography/capitals.htmlSouth America is a CONTINENT but the capital of Brazil is Brasilia ifthats what you want!
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they never did gain their independance. ever.
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£7.29 without bank fees or fluctuation (correct as per 29 december 2013)
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YO MAMA's COOKING IS HORRIBLE
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Hugo Chávez Frías died on March 5, 2013 aged 58, after loosing his battle with cancer. He was the President of Venezuela, having held that position from 1999 until his death in 2013, recently having been re-elected for a further six year period. Frías was twice divorced at the time of his death.
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Brazil is the unique south american country whose official and most spoken language is the Portuguese Language. Many other countries have portuguese as a secondary language, but when a question is asked that way, the only valid answer is the primary spoken language.
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Simon Bolivar was known as "The Liberator" for freeing six South American countries from Spanish rule.
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Isthmus of Panama
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Many instances of it. Two examples are provided: Second Franco-Mexican War (1862-1867) - With the pretext of collecting debts, France invaded Mexico with the aim to get a foothold in the Americas to help the Confederated states during the American Civil War. US Occupation of Veracruz (1914) - Due …
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Simon Bolivar's nickname is the liberator.
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