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One Of The Largest Buenos Aires
1,026 wordsThe capital of the country, Buenos Aires is also Argentina's leading city in population, commerce, and industry. It is located near the Atlantic Ocean coast, on the broad Ro de la Plata, an estuary at the mouth of the Paran and Paraguay rivers. The early Spanish colonists named the city for the "good winds" that brought them to the port. Today about 10 million people live in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area, one of the largest in the world. The city proper makes up a federal district, and its ...
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The Spanish American War
900 wordsHi I'm doing my report on the Spanish American War. In the following pages I will be giving information on how and why the war started, major battles, and the results of the war. I will also include stories from people on the battleship Maine. Introduction The Spanish American War marked the emergence of the United States of America as a world power. The war which lasted only 10 weeks between April and August of 1898 took place over the liberation of Cuba. In the course of the war the U. S. won ...
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Death Of His Wife Wife And Mother
975 wordsTheodore Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 27, 1858. He was the second of the four children by the parents of Theodore and Martha Bulloch Roosevelt. Theodore was a puny kid when he was little and suffered from bad asthma. This kept him from being able to get out and play like other kids (Stefan Lorant 13 - 17) When Theodore was about 12, his father told him that he would need a strong body to give his mind a chance to develop fully. The next year, while alone on a trip to Maine, The...
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Man And Superman Bernard Shaw
1,142 wordsOftentimes in literature an author will use his works as a means for the expression of views. It then becomes the job of the reader to find those views and make an attempt to understand them. George Bernard Shaw is a playwright who layered his plays with opinions and social commentary. It is these views that present themselves after a close reading in which the reader feels he has read more than a play. In his classic work Man and Superman Shaw attempts to further his opinions both sublimely and...
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The Literature Of George Bernard Shaw
1,136 words... f Bernard Shaw. The relationship Don Juan has with the Devil can be seen as neither negative nor positive, however, the relationship with Ann and Octavius is another story. From the first scene of the play the audience realizes that Octavius is meant to have his heart broken. The shrewd character of Ann only teases Octavius to become someone that can be called less than a man. Shaw uses this negative influence of Ann on Octavius to demonstrate the power women have and to show the fact that t...
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Benedick And Beatrice Beatrice And Benedick
611 wordsIn Much Ado About Nothing, most of the characters had interesting relationships with each other. For example, Hero and Claudio, were deeply in love. Also, Don Juan, and Don John were fighting with each other. Another example was the close friendship between Benedick, Claudio, and Don Juan. But the relationship between Benedick and Beatrice was different than the others. In their relationship, they hated each other, that brought them together. Their personalities were so similar, that it made the...
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Chimney Rock Mesa Northern San Juan Anasazi
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Chimney Rock Mesa Northern San Juan Anasazi
1,281 wordsThe Anasazi, who were named by the Navajos, knew how to chart the seasons by observing the sky. The biggest mystery of Chaco Canyon is why the Anasazidecided to leave the home that they had built over so many years. the one thing that is quite interesting is that they were able to construct such a magnificent piece of architecture without the use of metal tools or any devices with wheels. CHIMNEY ROCK Chimney Rock is located about 20 miles west of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. The construction is co...
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20 Th Century Past Century
1,045 wordsThe contemporary commercial art and design of today has no doubt been created through the heavy influences of 20 th century art. Most corporations who advertise on a large scale look back to the most influential art of the past century when creating their ads. Its almost impossible to walk the city streets without being bombarded by billboards with crafty designs and catchy phrases. With a little research though, its fairly easy to find that the basis of this commercial art can be found in the a...
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San Andreas Fault San Francisco
1,028 wordsThe San Francisco Earthquake Earthquake The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 was ranks as one of the most significant earthquakes of all times. The quake occurred on April 18, 1906 at approximately 5: 12 a. m. (local time. ) Rupturing the northernmost 430 kilometres of the San Andreas fault from northwest of San Juan Baptists to the triple junction at Cape Mendocino. The foreshore, a minor shock before the earthquake occurred with enough force to be felt throughout the San Francisco Bay area, th...
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578 wordsattitudes and wrote him treaties on the art of government. Isabella? The Catholic? was born on April 22, 1451 with the Spanish name? Isabel La Catholic. ? She became heiress of Castile when King Henry took her in as his daughter. Without Henry? s permission, she married Ferdinand in October 1469 in the palace of Juan de Vivero, at Valladolid. King Henry then rejected Isabella? s claim to the throne and gave it to his daughter Joan. Ferdinand and Isabella? s marriage ended centuries of rivalry be...
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736 wordsFrancisco Franco was a general and authoritarian leader, who governed Spain from 1939 to 1975. He came to power shortly after the start of the Spanish Civil War. In that war, he led the rebel Nationalist Army to victory over the Loyalist forces. After the war ended in 1939, Franco held complete control of Spain. His regime was similar to a Fascist dictatorship. He carried out the functions of chief of state, prime minister, commander in chief, and leader of the Falange, the only permitted politi...
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Juan Ponce De Leon Puerto Rico
769 wordsJuan Ponce De Leon Juan Ponce De Leon was born 1474 in Terms de San Campos, Spain. He served as a page for a powerful lord. Schooled in warfare from an early age, he took part in many campaigns waged by the Spaniards to expel the Moors. In 1493, at the age of 19, he volunteered to accompany Columbus on his second voyage to the New World. They sailed through the island chain of the Lesser Antilles. Ponce spent the next few years as a soldier and distinguished himself for bravery. He also acted as...
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Puerto Rico Puerto Ricans
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19 Th Century Puerto Rico
615 wordsThe Caribbean before the landing of Columbus served almost as a bridge between the north coast of South America and Florida for the Amazonian tribes in the south and the north american inhabitants. When Christopher Columbus on his second trip in 1493 landed in Puerto Rico and claimed it for Spain, he found the island populated by as many as 60, 000 Arawak or Taino indians, which for the most part, were friendly compared to the Carib indians in some of the more southerly islands which were warlik...
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Jude And Kat Carmel City
730 wordsAfter a disappointing HSC result, Carmel McCaffrey could not pursue her dream of being in the music industry. She travels from her poor farm home in Mandella to the city, despite her parents belief that she should learn a computing course at home. Carmel believes that the city will provide her with a great opportunity to follow her desire to become a musician. Meanwhile, Jude Torres travels to the city to study medicine and follow her father? s footsteps. We learn that Jude? s father was helping...
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