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    A Primeira Missa No Brazil

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    Mass in Brazil) is part of the collection of the Museu Nacional de Belas Artes do Rio de Janeiro, and I had the opportunity to see this work many times during my life. The painting shows the first mass celebrated in Brazilian soil and the event was documented by the Carta de Pero Vaz de Caminha. Pero Vaz de Caminha, the clerk of Pedro Alvares Cabral, recorded his first impressions on the uncovered land in a 27 pages long document. A Primeira Missa no Brasil appears many times in Brazilian History books when we are at school learning about the colonization of our country. In the painting, we see the Portuguese trying to show the Indigenous (Tupiniquins) their respect for the cross, as they knelt…

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    alongside Hidalgo to wage war against Spain. Hidalgo’s militia was able to win a few sloppy battles, but lack of military training made this success short lived and the militia was soon defeated despite their greater numbers. After Hidalgo’s execution his pupil Morelos took over the revolution, but also failed to declare independence. It wasn 't until Agustín de Iturbide that Mexico was finally able to declare independence from Spain. Unlike other South American countries Mexico’s fight for…

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    Villa America Thesis

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    put brother against brother in the hopes of keeping slavery, or getting rid of it forever. Both sides obviously wanted it their way, but only one side would be victorious. The winners, the north, led by Abraham Lincoln, president of the United States wished to move on, and heal the country with the Reconstruction of the south. The loss of slavery in the south left many feeling angry and disgruntled that their way of life was challenged and disrupted forever. Harriet, Elizabeth, Pattie and Emma…

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    Brazil History

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    Multicultural and multiethnic society has been the cornerstone of the Brazilian people since early 20th century. Brazil is best known throughout the world for Carnival. The Friday to the Tuesday before the beginning of lent is when Carnival occurs. The celebration and festivities express during Carnival is a simple expression of Brazil’s rich history, diverse people and customs, systematic government, and political system that immerses itself in world affairs and events that add to the lure…

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    Essay On Latin America

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    Fast forward four centuries and there is a lot of tension in Latin America between the Portuguese and the Brazilians. The Brazilians refused to give in and Prince Pedro decided to stand with them as he would later declare the country's independence from Portugal in September of 1822. Nearly a month later, Prince Pedro was declared to be the first Emperor of Brazil, with the title of Dom Pedro I, resulting in the foundation of the Empire of Brazil. Epidemics and waves of diseases were brought…

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    Brazil Republic Essay

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    Brazil Republic The name of this country is Brazil. The capital of Brazil is Brasilia. The capital of Brazil used to be Rio De Janeiro. However, Brasilia was a better, more centralized location, so the capital of Brazil was moved to Brasilia.The language most commonly used in Brazil is Portuguese. The reason that they speak Portuguese is because Portugal used to be the country ruling Brazil until the year 1822 when the people living in Brazil decided to start a rebellion. This rebellion was…

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    the context of the Latin American Independence movements, Brazil was more successful in achieving the original goals of their movement, being independence from Portugal, open direct trade, popular sovereignty in the form of a republic, freedom of information, and equality before the law, in comparison with that of Haiti, being the abolition of slavery and measures towards equality, because of the manner in which they (1) created (for independence or revenge), (2)…

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    eventual independence. (http://Latinamericanstudies.org) The revolt seemed to be successful at first, but the Spanish took back control. (http://www3.gettysburg.edu) Several attempts later Bolivar gained the independence of Venezuela and what is now Columbia. Bolivar was named the first President of the Republic of Great Columbia. He was also known as the “George Washington” of South America. During most of colonial times Brazil was a part of Portugal. Portugal focused mainly on its spice and…

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    Beginning during the initial colonization of Brazil, through the Age of Imperialism when the fight for independence from Portugal began, Brazil has had a very colorful and significant history. While development in Brazil’s economy was slow to start, when valuable resources were discovered in Brazil the empire of industrialization began and lasted throughout the 21st century. Today, Brazil has one of the top ten largest economies worldwide. Brazil has been known to be an agrarian country, but…

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    The War of Three Empires What country had the most profound impact on the Americas. The Spanish were the first to arrive which aided them greatly. One of their counterparts, the French were late to the land claiming, which was ultimately their demise in having an impact. Lastly, the English who followed shortly after the Spanish left their mark in North America when colonizing what is today part of the United States. Out of the three Countries I believe the Spanish had the greatest impact…

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