Chile (Discovering South America: History, Politics, and

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The highest peak reaches an altitude of 9,462 ft (2,884 m), and is called Sierra de Cordoba. Spain made a great mining and agricultural empire in Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean. It was intended to be a federal republic modeled after the United States of America. Our grandfathers and great grandfathers found it a hassle to carry these around during large transactions due to heavy weight and frequent robbery, so out of the kindness of their hearts, the bankers would allow people to leave their gold and silver on deposit, while the bank would issue a gold or silver certificate, a piece of paper that was as good as gold.

Pages: 64

Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers; New edition (August 15, 2015)

ISBN: 1422232972

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