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    Chile

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    Chile is positioned in the western and southern hemispheres. On the southwestern coast of South America, and bordered by Argentina, Bolivia and Peru and by the Pacific Ocean. Peru on the Northern border, Argentina bordering all of east Chile, and Bolivia in the NE. The Andes Mountains is among the world's longest mountain ranges, spreading across Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile. The Chilean Coastal Range is a mountain range that runs from north to south along the Pacific coast of South America There are many important rivers in Chile such as the Loa, the Maipo, Maule, y Biobío, which are vital for the irrigation waters and hydroelectric power they provide. The Loa river is a U-shaped river in the northern region. It’s…

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    Abortion In Chile

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    History Chile fighting for independence against spain in 1810. initial revolts were suppressed. The Spanish were quickly defeated, and one of the revolution's heroes, Bernardo O'Higgins, became supreme dictator of the new republic. O’higgins left the country in 1823. A civil war in 1891 was followed by less stable governments and military interventions. In 1932 chile returned to constitutional rule. By 1970 a lot of people socialism could solve a lot of their problems as soon as…

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    Democracy In Chile

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    Court would have to rule whether the amendment was constitutional or not. When Chile was transitioning to democracy there were fourteen justices out of the sixteen who were appointed during the regime (Huneeus 2007, 439). The nine designated senators that were appointed was also pro Pinochet. Their presence would ensure that Pinochet would continue to be supported in the legislature. These impediments limited the party coalitions’ responsiveness and ability to enact legislation that would…

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    Chile History

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    Chile covers 756,950 square kilometer of land (292,258 square miles). It never gets wider then 240km (150 miles), but it is over 2,800 miles long. It is almost twice the size of California. Chile also includes two islands: Juan Fernandez Islands and Easter Island. Chile is a land of diverse landscape. It does have a relatively nice climate, even though there are some harsh climates in the Andes Mountains. These mountains cover a third of the country and there are more then fifty active…

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    Imperialism In Chile

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    Chile was once a colony of Spain. Spanish built extractive institutions in Chile and other regions of Americas to gain themselves wealth by exploited the indigenous people. Firstly, they captured the indigenous leader. Secondly, they made themselves higher state than the leaders and took control of the whole system. They created encomienda, mita, repartimiento, and trajin to extract as more wealth as possible and forced the indigenous people to live in the lowest standard. The indigenous people…

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    Chile Culture

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    Once said by the famous outstanding Chilean poet "love, beauty it is the shadow of God on the universe. Just like this famous poet stated, it can refer to chile very well. Through its culture, religion, and economy. Chile has a controversial government that influences culture and religion as well as economics. Chile and its vast culture have an array of interesting agriculture. Chile is a country in South America, which borders the pacific sea (Aronson 4). Its capital is Santiago (Time). Chile…

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    Atacama In Chile

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    Extended along the western coast of South America sits Chile, a country placed between the world’s deepest ocean, the Pacific, and the longest mountain chain, the Andes. This geographic predicament has left Chile vulnerable to devastating earthquakes due to the tectonic instability of the region. In addition to an unstable natural environment, societal and political instability have also plagued Chile’s past including the incident of a violent coup overthrowing the Marxist government in 1973.…

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    Santiago, Chile

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    SANTIAGO, Chile — From my home here, I look up at the immense mountain range of the Andes and my spirits are lifted. Since my childhood, these mountains have bestowed on me a sense of security and permanence sadly absent from my life, but in these troubling times, they afford me something else: an intimation of hope. Because, exactly 200 years ago, on Feb. 12, 1817, a group of men crossed these very Andes, impenetrable, colossal, majestic, in an extraordinary journey that was to liberate Chile…

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    Plebiscite In Chile

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    the spectrum. After Salvador Allende, who was democratically elected by the Chilean people, was over thrown by Agusto Pinochet due to poor economic reform and a spike in inflation, the state of Chile efficiently turned around the economy because of neo-liberal economic policy enforced by not a democratic government but an authoritarian state. Pinochet’s powers associated with being a dictator allowed him to foster a growing economy due to the absence of obstacles proposed by democratic…

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    Chile Country Analysis

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    Summarization of Three Countries The first country that I will discuss on my list is Chile. The population of Chile is roughly around 14 million, even though Spanish is the official language, English is spoken by the business people and in tourist centers. There is no official religion in Spain with a variety of people of who identify themselves as Roman Catholics (78%), and Protestant (13%). However, a there are also a large number of people who identify themselves as atheist. Here is a fun…

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