Bolivia Essays

  • How Did Simon Bolivar Changed South America

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    Simon Bolivar changed South America. He freed many countries in South America, while keeping his goals entirely intact. He took a stand against a tyrannical leader, to defeat a corrupt government, to gain freedom, and liberty. When Simon Bolivar was a young man he traveled to Europe, to visit the ruler of Spain, Napoleon. Napoleon was a French military leader who had crowned himself emperor, and quickly rose to power. While in Europe, Bolivar and Napoleon discussed their goals and ambitions. Napoleon

  • Monolithic Myths

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    There are numerous monolithic structures around the world . How primitive man was able to construct these huge structures with no advanced technology continues to remain a mystery. In many of the following myths, giants are often accredited with the construction of these massive monoliths. Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England is among the most famous site in the world. Believed to have been built anywhere from 3000 BC to 2000 BC. The biggest stones are up to 30 feet tall (9m) and weigh 25 tons (22.6

  • Essay About South America

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    Our armchair travels have taken us to Brazil, a vast country in South America. It stretches from the Amazon Basin in the north to vineyards and the massive Iguacu Falls in the south. Our first stop will be the city of Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo is a vibrant financial center and is one of the world’s most populous cities. It is the largest city in South America situated on the Piratininga Plateau surrounded by rivers that flow out into the interior. The city was founded in 1554 and became the gateway

  • 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

  • Conformity In Bolivia

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    Bolivia is a beautiful country located in central South America, with countries surrounding all of its borders. It has experienced a rich history from as early as 2,000 BC. Originally inhabited by indigenous native Indians, after the invasion by the Spanish and migration from adjacent countries, it has experienced cultural and political change, including much struggle and political instability - which continues today. However, the mixing of different people into the country also created a society

  • Princess Sparkle Heart Makeover

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    Princess Sparkle Heart gets a Makeover by Josh Schneider, is a book that reflects both traditional and nontraditional norms because it’s about a girl, Amelia, and her doll that becomes damaged and then replaced with different body parts that don’t fit cultural expectations that normally portray a girl doll and Amelia still views her as beautiful. From looking at the book cover, you would expect this book to only reflect traditional norms. The title is pink, sparkly, and the font is flowy but at

  • The Movie Crash Film Analysis

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    Racism is one of the hardest things to eradicate in a society. The believe you are superior to someone based on the color of your skin has existed for centuries. It is embedded in the minds of thousands of people. Sometimes we have preconceptions of certain cultures and expect of people from there to have the same habits or responses that we believe is a standard for certain races. Over a thirty-six hour period in Los Angeles, a handful of disparate people's lives intertwine as they deal with the

  • Case Study: Bolivia

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    WHY ENGLISH?– Bolivia, by Sonia Engström Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in Latin America. I was born in a poor village in a rural area on the 4th of May, 1999. Growing up has been a lot tougher for me than for children in more developed areas of the world. My family is poor which has limited my education as I had to start working at a young age. In Bolivia it is legal for children to start working at age ten. Although I have had it hard growing up, I have still had things to appreciate.

  • Document Analysis: Bolivia

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    BOLIVIA [Document subtitle] Table of contents Table of Contents Bolivia 2 Carla Ortiz Oporto 2 Facts 3 Citations 3 Bolivia To begin, the country I chose was Bolivia. Bolivia is in south America, and the capital of Bolivia is Sucre. The Bolivian people gained independence from Spain on August 6th, 1825. Bolivians practice the roman catholic religion which was introduced during the colonial period. Spanish Franciscan, Dominican and Jesuit

  • Sucre Exploration In Bolivia

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    Sucre Exploration – Where Beauty and Budget Collide Tranquilo – an expression commonly heard throughout Bolivia – is the perfect word to describe Sucre. The Spanish word means just as it sounds – relaxed, calm, and smooth. Fitting for this quaint city that takes daily life back to the basics while encompassing its residents with charming architecture and breath-taking wonders of nature. Sucre is also known as the “White City” in attribution to its numerous white-washed churches and historic buildings

  • Fish Consumption In Bolivia

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    Since Bolivia is a landlocked country, the traditional diet of its inhabitants is not usually characterized by the use of fish, especially if we compare it with other Latin American countries. In fact, Bolivia is one of the countries with the lowest per capita fish consumption in the region. It is estimated that every Bolivian eats an average of 2Kg of this food per year (10,000ton consumed throughout the whole country), when the average for Latin America is 9Kg and the minimum recommended is 12Kg

  • Water In Bolivia Case Study

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    away from the rural areas (Otto & Bohm, 2006, p. 14) Because of this, it brought a huge complicated problem not only for the city dwellers but also for the farmers in the Bolivia to deal with it. Secondly, the cooperation for the water in Bolivia became one of the most problematic reasons in many regions, especially inside Bolivia. There are many factors why water management has failed to reach to its goal. The reason was because of inadequate water institutions, inadequate administrative capacity

  • Cocaine: Bolivia, Peru, Colombia

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    Cocaine is produced in the fields of South America. Bolivia, Peru and Colombia are top coca leaf producing countries. Colombia is the world’s top coca leaf processor, with more processing taking place in Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela and Argentina. From South America, shipments move north, coming into the US by small plane, truck, car or boat. Along the US-Mexico border, Mexican drug cartels are largely responsible for moving the drugs, but in large Eastern cities,

  • Personal Narrative: My Year In Bolivia

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    person is to put yourself in their shoes, to live their life so to speak. My junior year of high school I did just that. I was rotary youth exchange student in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. We as human being avoid change like the plague, but when you face it head on it can be one of the best experiences of a life time. My year in Bolivia started off as one of the hardest things I had ever done. I left behind my settle and my home culture to immerse myself in a completely different one. Giving everything up

  • Executive Summary: The Conflict Between Chile And Bolivia

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    Executive summary The conflict between Chile and Bolivia is one of the longest-running disputes in Latin America. This paper is going to explain how the conflict started since the War of the Pacific, where Bolivia lost an important part of its territory. And until today is still claiming it, proceeding on international spheres likes the International Court in The Hague. This conflict has scaled in magnitude and it’s reflected in the resentment among the population of both countries. Background

  • Bolivian Folk Music

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    around the world one of them being Bolivia. It is in the continent of South of America and is located in the Andes Mountains. It has uphills, downhills and also many tropical areas. La Paz, the capital of Bolivia is known for being the highest capital in the world. Like many Andean countries, Bolivia has the same history of colonization from Spain, and our culture was affected greatly affected by slavery that came from Africa. So the folk and traditional music of Bolivia is mixture of Spanish music, Afro

  • Immigration Interview Research Paper

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    Going into this interview project I was curious to learn more about the experiences that immigrants had to go through. My interviewee, Mario, is an 18 year old immigrant that migrated to America from Bolivia at the age of 10. I have known Mario since middle school and we’ve been friends since then. We have grown up around the same area too and now we both attend the University of Maryland. Being a 1.5 generation immigrant myself, I was interested to see if we shared similar experiences growing up

  • The Choco War

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    their country. The Choco War between Bolivia and Paraguay provides an outstanding example of how an overconfident country can fail to take their enemy seriously and cause them to not only lose a war, but to make their situation worse. For Bolivia, their main economic worry was the fact that they were a landlocked country due to a previous war that took place from 1879 – 1884. The War of the Pacific was devastating because when Chile defeated them, Bolivia not only took a major blow to their pride

  • Red Quinoa Research Paper

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    The global interconnectedness of world has allowed people to indulge in foods they would have never been able to previously obtain in their own country. What used to be considered an exotic food that was consumed when visiting a different country has become everyday food for many. International foods are purchased everyday, however, not many know how these ‘fad foods’ end up on their plate. A food’s journey from production to consumption and its impacts made along the way is a current topic of discussion

  • Elmer Teofilo Vega Research Paper

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    in the town of Pojo, Bolivia, to a family who would have been considered poor even in that part of the world. He received a basic education and was the valedictorian of his high school. He then moved to the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia, where he worked to pay his way through college and medical school. After marrying, alone and monolingual he boarded a boat from Chile to Miami with $2.07 to his name. Elmer worked odd jobs and soon sent a letter containing a ticket to Bolivia enabling his wife to come