Bolivia History

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History of Bolivia. Bolivia was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1498. The first of all the Spanish colonies to win its independence from Spain was Bolivia. That began what was known as the Post Colonial Period in Bolivia's history. Bolivia's first president was Antonio Jose de Sucre. Bolivia was invaded by Peru on May 28, 1828, and Sucre was forced to resign from president. Mariscal Andres Santa Cruz was elected the next Bolivian president. August 6 has been declared Bolivia's national Independence Day. This was first stated in 1809 but was later formally signed on August 6, 1825. Bolivia is named after Simon Bolivar who helped them to receive their independence. Bolivia has two capital cities, La Paz and Sucre. The population as of this…show more content…
Bolivia is continually importing and exporting goods. Some of the products that they import are as follows: aircrafts, automobiles, insecticides, paper, petroleum products, and plastics. Some of the places that they particularly import goods from are Argentina, Brazil, China, Peru, and the United States. Sp,me of the products that they export are as follows: crude petroleum, natural gas, ore, soy beans, tin, and zinc. Some of the places that they particularly export goods to are Brazil, Japan, and the United States. Trading with other countries has been increasing since Bolivia was first associated in several of the trade agreements. Bolivia is an associate member of the Mercosur and a member of the Andean Community.
Bolivian crops. Bolivia's first major crop was the potato. It remained Bolivia's most important crop until the late 1980s. They covered 190,000 hectares of land. Bolivia's second major crop was corn. It was another important crop of Bolivia, and its function was to grow. It covered more hectares of land than any other Bolivian crop. Another popular crop in Bolivia was rice. The people that lived in the lowlands and valleys have eaten it since 1950. In 1960, it became the main focus of government import-substitution
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There are many places in Bolivia that people enjoy traveling to. The following are the top ten choices: Salar de Uyuni, Tiwanaku, Lake Titicaca, Oruro Carnival, Sucre, Cerro Rico, Reserva Eduardo Avaroa, Yungas Road, Jesuit Missions of Chiquitos, and Madidi National Park. There are also several famous singers and actors in Bolivia. The following are just a few: Los Kjarkas, who was a famous musician group, Milton Cortez, who was a movie and television actor and singer, Nilo Soruco, who was a famous musician and composer, Eduardo Hoffmann, who was a movie actor and theater director, Yalo Cuellar, who was a musician and composer, Jorge Ortiz, who was a movie actor, and Gladys Moreno, who was a
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