President of Argentina

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  • Jorge Mario Bergoglio: The Republic Of Argentina

    holding the world’s largest population of Italians outside of Italy and the second largest population of Jews in the Americas, outside of New York. The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for silver, Argentum, and they chose this name because the original European settlers thought the country was full of silver and somehow this rumor reached Spain in 1524. Their mother tongue is a unique dialect of Spanish called Lunfardo, which is known to be derived and developed from the criminal slang in Buenos Aires. Being the world’s 5th leading producer of wine and the origin of the Tango dance, their culture is rich and comprised of refiner tastes.The workforce is 40 percent female and 30 percent of congressional seats are also held by women, so they are a land of forward-thinkers. Their political structure however, is so far reaching and deep-rooted that different political parties retain their own brands of beer, which speaks volumes about the historical diversity and varying mentalities. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a pure Argentine…

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  • An Essay On South America

    SOUTH AMERICA – BRAZIL, ARGENTINA, and CHILE South America. When I think of this area several thoughts run rampant through my mind. My thoughts blissfully wander through tropical beaches and long, warm sunny days. The perfect place to take a tranquil vacation, laying on the beach or playing golf at a coastal resort. A place to achieve complete ataraxia. My attention then turns to the violence and drugs which seem to be prevalent in these areas. We hear of the drug wars which run rampant in…

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  • Domingo Sarmiento Analysis

    America gained independence from Spain. Two key leaders in the liberation movements were Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin. After the creation of Republics Latin American politicians looked to the United States for support and guidance. Two such influential men were Domingo Sarmiento, President of Argentina, and Matias Romero, Mexican Ambassador to the United States. These four men all had varying opinions of the United States and different responses to the nation. This paper will argue that…

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  • Characteristics Of Rosas And Peron

    Historical caudillos, Rosas and Peron Juan Manuel de Rosas is well known as a historical dictator in Argentina. He dominated Argentina from 1829 to 1852. Some people evaluated him as a caudillo to his enemies, but for his supporters, he was a hero who saved Argentina from disorganization. Although Rosas was a saver to some Argentina, he definitely was a caudillo. He had all caudillo characteristics. He was authoritarian and charismatic, and he was also a large landowner, and implemented…

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  • Race Relations In Latin America

    She attempted to re-examine caudillismo from the perspective of the ‘people’ known as gauchos. Gauchos were South American cattlemen, much like the cowboys of North America. They live in the hills and mountains of South America. They have become romantic figures just as our cowboys. The classic gauchos were mostly mestizos which are people of mixed European and Indian culture (Vergara Lecture, 11/16). Fuentes argued “that the historical process in nineteenth-century Argentina should be…

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  • The Motorcycle Diaries Film Analysis

    showing us the landscape, the people, the poverty, and of course the ways of living, which seems, at times, a reflection of our own pain and sorrow. When it comes to food and traditions, just to look at Chile and Argentina compared, even though they are so close together, they have many traditions and food that seem very different with many more similarities also, they would share the same kind of governments that needed to be made conscious of how the population was living, very deplorable…

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  • Poem Analysis: Mothers Of The Plaza De Mayo

    The Mothers and Memory In 1977 just after the Argentine “Dirty War” began terrorizing the nation, a courageous and determined group of mothers took to the streets to protest the disappearances of their sons and daughters. These women, known as the Madres de Plaza de Mayo, became a powerful source of resistance to the Process of National Reorganization commissioned by the military junta which controlled Argentina between 1976 and 1983. In these seven years, it is estimated that roughly 30,000…

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  • Environmental Effects Of Waste For Life

    scientific knowledge and technology, Waste for life is dedicated to assistance in residents who have poverty problem. As an additional objective, diminish the detrimental environmental effect of non-recycled plastic waste in order to save populace who relies on waste to subsist by boosting self-adequacy and economic safety (Waste for Life, n.d.). According to Waste for Life, in Argentina, after the…

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  • A Better Life Analysis

    People react differently in certain situations. The way one person sees something is completely different than the way someone else may see it. Many circumstances can influence the way a person sees things. For instance, where a person grows up, how he is raised, his beliefs, and his social and economic status can affect his perspective. In the movie A Better Life, Carlos is an illegal immigrant from Mexico, who is looking to have a better life in the United States. He has a job as a…

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  • Why Is El Dia De Tradicion Important In Argentina

    Argentina is the eighth largest country covering about 2.8 million square kilometers and almost the entire southern half of South America. It comprises of some of the world’s most impressive waterfalls, massive deserts, and tallest mountains. Also, Argentina’s population is largely of European origin with a national language of Spanish. Argentina is a country rich with culture and many traditions. The cultural activities are reflected in the different artistic expressions such as: painting,…

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