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  • African Resistance Essay

    When Africans were transported to the Americas as slaves, they were considered savages and people without culture. However, the major impact that African culture holds on Latin America is proof that these people were able to conserve and maintain their culture throughout all the hardships that they were able to endure. Things did not go particularly as planned for the Portuguese who most likely did not plan on Brazilian society to become as diverse as it became because of the large amounts of…

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  • Black In Brazil

    when it comes to race relations. The film shows the viewer how the black Brazilian appreciates their African ancestry through continuing some cultural aspects such as capoeira and candomble. There is also a carnival celebration of African culture in Bahia, Brazil. In mass media, we do not see this appreciation of black heritage. Brazilians are usually white when seen on TV, a poster, or in a magazine. From the film, we learn that the Brazilian government did this on purpose when migrating…

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  • Social Change In Arembepe

    Money, money, money rules the world is what some people say. The economy is constantly growing and changing all around. The economy is the wealth and resources of a country or region, especially in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services. Trade, business, technologies along with other things that impact the economy by increasing it in good times and decreasing it in bad times. Through the years as the economy expands stores and business raise their prizes on necessities…

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  • Comparing Dreamers And Original Dreamer

    In light of the current election, many hurtful and narrow-minded things have been said about illegal immigrants and their families. The infamous statement that has been blurted from the mouth of America’s favorite clown, Donald Trump, says horrible things such as, “When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best…” Trump also talks about how, “They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime…

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  • Classicism In Brazil

    The music of Brazil was formed from the mixture of European, African and indigenous elements, brought by Portuguese settlers, slaves and by the natives who inhabited the so-called New World. Other influences have been added throughout history, establishing a huge variety of musical styles. At the time of the discovery of Brazil, the Portuguese were amazed at the natives ' way of dressing and the way they made music: singing, dancing, playing instruments (rattles, flutes, drums). Brazilian music…

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  • Charles Darwin Physical Anthropology

    Physical anthropology has been changed drastically by many people. This is because there are constantly theories being introduced and disproved. One scientist that had a groudbreaking theory, that paved the way for our study of many different sciences, was Charles Darwin. No one Impacted biology like Charles Darwin in the 19th century. Charles Darwin had a very intersiting life that was dedicated to sceince and he substantially impacted science with his theories and his astouding pieces of work…

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  • The Society Of Jesus Analysis

    As the undeniably brutal history of African slavery in Brazil is analyzed, many factors and influences must be considered in order to understand the full scope of the tragedy and its contributing causes. One factor that undoubtedly played a pivotal role in the development and perpetuation of slavery was the presence of Jesuit missions. Beginning with their arrival in Brazil in 1549, the Sons of the Society of Jesus sought to fulfill what they saw as a divine mission aimed at conquering “the…

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  • Comparative Aspects Of Slavery In Brazil

    The Comparative Aspects of Slavery in the United States and Brazil The United States (U.S) and Brazil are two Western cultures that both went through a period in the 19th century where Africans worked as slaves. In the Southern U.S., slavery was high in the mid-1800s, but it was not abolished until the end of American Civil War in 1865 when the House passed the 13th Amendment. Like the U.S., Portuguese settlers also employed slaves, but slavery was not abolished until the late-1800s…

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  • Postpartum Cows

    Introduction As is common in other livestock species, social organization of cattle relies on relationships of dominance throughout the herd. Dominance in a herd is attributed to several factors including animal age, body weight, body size and/or height, presence of horns, territoriality breed (if in a multi-breed herd) and physiological state (i.e. pre- or postpartum/ lactating). Social organization of herd dominant and subordinate animals have been observed as a major factor effecting several…

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  • Spatial Variability In Plankton Communities

    Spatial variability in local plankton communities can have large effects on the composition and diversity of the secondary production with in an area. Therefore, it is important for scientists to study the factors that affect plankton community’s abundance, diversity and dominance. In this study multiple physical and biological factors were observed in order to examine how surface plankton communities varied with distance from shore in the nearshore environment of the Southern California Bight.…

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