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The Panama Canal (In American History)

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In one decade, with Native Americans effectively confined to reservations, some four-and-a-half million new settlers would arrive to stake their claim to the future. They speak of their unique historical and spiritual role, and of the sacredness associated with being lesbian or gay and having the power to bridge the worlds of male and female. 1990. 15 min. Incidents such as the Zoot Suit Riots, in which white marines attacked Latino zoot suiters, led to a higher degree of organization in the gangs of both Blacks and Latinos.

Paraguay (Cultures of the World)

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With a total area of 6.8 million square miles, South America accounts for almost 3.5 percent of the Earth’s surface. At the moment, these can be determined only tentatively. In every other way—marriage, investment, and residence pattern—the merchants were part of the local milieu, and, since export-import commerce was so important to the economy, they had risen to the top on the local scene; the wealthiest of them owned strings of haciendas in addition to their commercial and mining interests, and they acquired titles of high nobility.

The Incredible Incas (Horrible Histories)

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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. Meat is grilled or prepared in stews (carbonadas ). In 1921, the Franco-American Children’s League sold poppies nationally to benefit war orphans of France and Belgium. Produced by Jack Kohler and Jed Riffe. c2005. 1978. 56 min. One can also find references on the web to Highway 50 as "the backbone of America."

Chile (Genocide and Persecution)

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Puerto Rico has Latin music fused with rhythms from West African percussion. This course will examine the Revolution from this broad perspective, tracing the participants' shifting sense of themselves as British subjects, colonial settlers, revolutionaries, and Americans. That could save your staff a lot of time. One of the regions he explored and mapped was the area around Corpus Christi Bay; De Pineda entered Corpus Christi Bay on the feast day of Corpus Christi, hence the name. To back his claim that the name America was known in Bristol in the years just before 1500, and well before Waldseemüller's map, Hudd presents the often quoted words of a lost manuscript, one of the "Calendars" in which local events were recorded: "This year [1497], on St.

The Ancient Inca (People of the Ancient World)

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Australia - The Australian Mother’s Day is similar to that of the United States, in which families visit each other and dinners. S, produced many calendars that were given to the people. Artifacts found in the cave indicated the room’s use as a shrine, long before the pyramid itself was built. He founded many missions in California, including the Mission of San Diego (founded in 1769) and 8 other missions, which were often built by the forced labor of Indians who were rounded up by Spanish soldiers.

Ancient Aztec and Maya (Facts at Your Fingertips)

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Christian lay organizations with an African ethnic base were very strong, and many African cultural elements were preserved, especially in the areas of music, dance, and popular religion. Horus grew up and defeated Seth, and then became the first ruler of a unified Egypt. By 1822, ably led by Simon Bolivar, Francisco Miranda, Jose de San Martin and Miguel Hidalgo, all of Hispanic America -- from Argentina and Chile in the south to Mexico and California in the north -- had won independence from the mother country.

1493 for Young People: From Columbus's Voyage to

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Both magical and spiritual, Tikal encourages the imagination to wander and incites the desire to explore. We wanted on our relatively short holiday to travel around and experience a little of its diversity. The area furthest inland is a region of flat plateaus that becomes rolling hills in the central region of the country, while the eastern coastal area is a broad plain consisting mostly of poorly drained marshland. He had foretold that he would return from the same sea, leading a group of white-skinned, bearded men, to defeat his enemies.

El Salvador in Pictures (Visual Geography (Twenty-First

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Typically Italian schoolchildren will make something to bring home to their Mothers, and the family will take care of the chores for the day. Color in this map to learn the countries of Central America. Explore the pulsating blend of Salvador's African and colonial heritage, hike the inland rivers and canyons of Lencoies and unwind on the idyllic sleepy beaches of a remote island. Late Ceramic Period I (300 BC – AD 750): By 300 BC, diffusion of large, permanent maize-cultivating villages.

El Salvador and Guatemala (Genocide and Persecution)

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An estimated 33 million people were living with HIV and 14 million people had died from AIDS since the start of the epidemic. 70 In July, UNAIDS negotiated with five pharmaceutical companies to reduce antiretroviral drug prices for developing countries. 71 In September, the United Nations adopted the Millennium Development Goals which included a specific goal to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB. 72 In June 2001, United Nations (UN) General Assembly called for the creation of a "global fund" to support efforts by countries and organisations to combat the spread of HIV through prevention, treatment and care including buying medication. 73 After generic drug manufacturers offered to produce discounted, generic forms of HIV/AIDS drugs for developing countries, several major pharmaceutical manufacturers agreed to further reduce drug prices.

Guyana (Discovering South America: History, Politics, and

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S. dollars, but it might be sometimes cheaper to buy in the local currency. First they create CHAOS, then they propose the solution, ORDER, secretly from behind the scenes to control a given situation. Zebulon Montgomery Pike (January 5, 1779 - April 27, 1813) was an American explorer and military officer (he served in the War of 1812). They would punch a hole into the wooden pipe along the edge of the street, insert a smaller pipe, pre-sized to fit the newly-bored hole, and harness the hose of their fire wagon, a two-man pumper.