Haiti (Modern World Nations)

Charles F. Gritzner

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More than four million Central Americans reside in the United States today, yet the lack of resources in most schools on Central American heritage make the rich history and literature of the region invisible. For one thing, there were already people here -- many Native American nations inhabited what later became known as North and South America and even the Caribbean islands where Columbus landed. Stock-raising regions both in the northern interior and on the southern plains sent their animals to the mines, thereby both growing and helping unify the country.

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Peru (Discovering South America: History, Politics, and

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Male garments included the unku, a sacklike, sleeveless, knee-length tunic, a yakolla, a mantle, a wara (breech-cloth), ch'uspa (coca leaf bag), and a llautu (headwrap). Abraham Lincoln battled for the right of Congress and the Treasury to hold the awesome power of coining money. As rifting occurred and the Atlantic Ocean opened, a slice of the African continental plate was left attached to North America. In addition to occurring in southern Mexico and Central America, the Central American Agouti occurs in South America as far south as southern Ecuador and east to far-western Venezuela.

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The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist

Margarita Engle

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Due to the practice of slavery (and even a reported rise in the number of new slaves being born into bondage as opposed to being brought in from African countries) Southern states such as Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi were able to have solid economies that were directly based in the production and export of cotton and some less principal items such as tobacco and rice. S. students consisted of 25 naval officers, 72 Navy enlisted men, and 36 Army enlisted men.[2] By the morning of April 22, 1915, Private Percy Kingsley, assigned to the Canadian Expeditionary Forces 5th Battalion, 2nd Brigade had been living in the trenches along the salient at Ypres for seven days.

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Paraguay (Discovering South America: History, Politics, and

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Moreover, in Spanish America new central areas had arisen, with a consequent diversification of destinations, and in Spain the north had revived at the expense of the south, where Sevilla and Cádiz had monopolized Indies navigation. They conquered and colonized the extensive territories of the "New World" for the Crowns of Spain and Portugal. S. military’s Southern Command and the State Department’s Central American Security Initiative, among other recommendations. It was in what is modern northern Afghanistan between the Hindu Kush mountain range [Gd on Map ] to the south and the Oxus River to the north.

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History of the Americas 1880-1981: IB History Course Book:

Mark Rogers, Shannon Leggett

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With their old economy destroyed, the Inuit turned to the creation and exporting of traditional sculpture. The earliest people in the Americas were people of the Negritic African race, who entered the Americas perhaps as early as 100,000 years ago, by way of the bering straight and about thirty thousand years ago in a worldwide maritime undertaking that included journeys from the then wet and lake filled Sahara towards the Indian Ocean and the Pacific, and from West Africa across the Atlantic Ocean towards the Americas.

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Chile (Countries of the World (Gareth Stevens))

Renee Russo Martinez

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Witness all the people on cotton farms doubled corporate rights are after. In spite of the prevalence of these African influences, most Panamanians identify their national cookery with indigenous and Spanish preparations, especially sancocho, which is treated as a national culinary symbol. Chilean casinos are very large and operated by International gaming giants such as Sun International and Casinos Austria International and bring in major revenues for the government and regional government.

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Ecuador in Pictures (Visual Geography (Twenty-First

Alison Behnke

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The text on this side is: Text on the calendar side is: One reason for the emphasis and support Reagan gave to operations in Nicaragua was that Central America was not South East Asia, but America’s “back yard,” one short step from the American homeland itself. For many years, Nicollet lived among the Native Americans in what is now the Ontario, Canada area. Disease, bad water, and hostile native peoples produced a horrific death rate. Important sites are: La Pithaya, Cerro Brujo, Barriles, and Isla Palenque.

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Belize (Modern Nations of the World)

Debra A. Miller

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This part of the Andes contains an active volcano region; the world's highest active volcano, Cotopaxi, which reaches an altitude of 19,347 ft (5,897 m), is found here. The plan that was chosen by State Engineer Charles D. In response to the public outcry following Webb's allegations--which were ultimately published in book form under the title Dark Alliance--the CIA conducted an internal investigation of its role in Central America related to the drug trade.

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Nicaragua (Cultures of the World, Second)

Jennifer Kott

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The history of Easter Island is very controversial. Economically, they began a transition to neoliberal economic policies. Supporters of the invasion, mostly American, point out its vital assistance to the campaign in northern France, while its detractors, mostly British, find fault for its negative influence on the difficult fight in Italy.[1] Often lost in these arguments are the actual results of this remarkable campaign. Elevation steadily increases west of the Caribbean lowlands, until, toward the Pacific Coast, plateau highlands culminate in mountain ridges and some 40 volcanic cones, some of which attain elevations of more than 12,000 feet (3,700 metres).

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Machu Picchu (Digging Up the Past)

Mary Meinking

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Come on, ANYONE that ever walks up these steps wishes some animals could come alive. Many skeptics discount the Ica Stones as being faked because the farmer admitted he made them and because there are some fakes. But before we take up that story, we must look to see what was happening to the Jews of Europe. Before I get into the details let me say that the museum is awesome! Biomedicine is characterized by the frequent use of invasive surgeries such as cesarean sections and high doses of psychotropic drugs.

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