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  • South America Research Paper

    South America is located under Mexico. There is a total of twelve countries located in South America. The population of South America is 427,328,290. South America is also the fourth largest continent in the world. The land area of South America is about 6,878,570 square miles or 12% of the world’s land area. The most frequently languages are Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, English, and French. Over 30% of South America is covered with rainforests. Peru is located in South America. Peru is western of Brazil and is southern of Columbia and Venezuela. Peru borders the Pacific Ocean and is the third largest country in South America. One of Peru’s most popular attractions is Machu Picchu, a lost (and found) city of the Incas. The Nazca lines are…

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  • Deforestation In South America Essay

    However, in comparison to the rest of the world, it is still happening at alarmingly high rates. According to Niki De Sky, a scientist researching the continents deforestation “pasture is by far the prime driver of deforestation. And this is a South American phenomenon – In Southeast Asia and Africa, crop agriculture plays a much bigger role than they do here” (qtd, McGlennon 1). Pastures account for nearly eighty-two percent of deforestation throughout the continent. Other smaller scale…

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  • Colonizing South America Research Paper

    Colonizing South America would result in America taking from the natives traditional cultures, as well as causing famine from the change of cash crops. South Americans could end up like Africans and lose their root culture as well as lose their land to America instead of like Africa losing it to other countries. In the article World History it says, “Africans lost control of their land and their independence”(Littell, 2009, p. 784). Due to the colonization of the country. The result of…

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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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  • Peru: Third Largest Country In South America

    Rebecca Engleman 5th hour Spanish Thursday, September 24, 2015 PERU In south america you will find Peru. With a population of 30,147,935, the area of Peru is 496,224 square miles. The major rivers are Amazon, Ucayali, and Madre de Dios. Peru is the third largest country in South America, running along beside Brazil and Argentina. It has a variety of landscapes from mountains to beaches to deserts and rainforests. The rainforests cover nearly half of Peru. The Andes is the second highest mountain…

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  • South America Colonized Thesis

    Thesis Statement: South America should not be colonized because it could increase the black market trade, forced labor, and reduce their natural resources. Body Paragraph #1 Topic Sentence: The United States colonizing South America could cause an increase in illegal transactions within South America. Supporting Evidence #1: Trading was a big way to get material that was needed. Such as, “In order for Africans to get materials they needed such as cloth, tobacco, guns, alcohol, and other…

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  • Cuisines In South America

    The foods of South America are as diverse as the countries within the continent’s borders. South America is a country not only of cultural diversity but also of culinary diversity. One reason for this vast diversity is that each country in South America has been influenced by external cuisines and ingredients. Flavors and culinary influences from Africa, European Countries, Native Americans and even Asia have all had a hand in transforming South American cuisine into what it is today. Some of…

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  • Deforestation In South America

    The Effects On Deforestation On People In South America Deforestation in South America has lots of different effects on many different things like animals, people, and the world. It doesn’t just affect that specific place, if affects the world. Most fruit and cereals we buy come from tropical places that are being cut down and someday soon we are going to really feel the consequences and it’s going to hurt. The place that is currently the worst is South America. We get so many foods are…

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  • Increasing Unemployment In South America

    Many South Africans live in “shacks” or informal dwellings that are supposed to be temporary, at least until the government build new residential units. In 1996, there were 1.4 million units. In 2011, this number grew to 1.9 million, representing 13 percent of all South African households (Wilkinson). What accounted for this housing backlog is the challenge of “decreases in national housing expenditure and inadequate funding”, as stated in the Housing Delivery in South Africa Report by the…

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  • Similarities Between North And South America

    really discovered North and South America also known as “Americas”? Several thousands of years before Christopher Columbus’ ships landed in the Bahamas, a different group of people discovered America. The nomadic ancestors of modern Native Americans who hiked over a “land bridge” from Asia to what is now Alaska more than 12,000 years ago. In fact, by the time European adventurers arrived in the 15th century A.D., scholars estimate that more than 50 million people were already living in the…

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