South America Papers

  • Globalization

    1607 words, 7 pages

    Globalization Globalization is a series of social, economical, technological, cultural, and political changes that promote interdependence and growth. Globalization raises the standard of living in developing countries, spreads technological knowledge, and increases political liberation. (Harris 5-23) The main cause of globalization is influence from other, more developed, countries. Globalization is a historical process that results from human innovation and technological progress. The social effects of globalization are clearly illustrated in Peru. Once a third-world country filled with po

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    Economic Integration In Mercosur

    1045 words, 5 pages

    With the variety of counties’ needs, the lack of economy in some countries and the importance of trade, some countries made an agreement named by MERCOSUR to coordinate their economic policies to gain benefits which are not possible otherwise. The agreement was signed in March 1991, among the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay which was updated in 1994. The agreement main aim is to promote the free-trade and ease the movement of goods and services as well as currency. The MERCOSUR organization is considered as the 4th largest economy in the wo

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    Peru

    8188 words, 33 pages

    Geografía Perú es un país situado en el extremo occidental de América del Sur, comprendido entre la línea ecuatorial y el Trópico de Capricornio. Tiene una extenso litoral en el Océano Pacífico por el oeste y limita con Ecuador y Colombia por el norte, Brasil por el este y Bolivia y Chile por el sureste. La cordillera de los Andes divide al país en tres regiones geográficas: costa, sierra y selva. La costa es una franja desértica y llana. A lo largo de la costa se pueden encontrar pampas cubiertas de arena que forman los desiertos del país, tales como el de Sechura (

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    Amerigo Vespucci

    1000 words, 4 pages

    From the archaic brutish Vikings to modern-day astronauts, there have been a myriad of explorers who have made their impact on history throughout the years. Such an explorer was America’s own namesake: Amerigo Vespucci. Vespucci was an extremely important explorer because he discovered that the new lands Christopher Columbus located were of continental proportions, he voyaged to the Brazilian islands, and he made significant improvements in navigational techniques. Thus, Vespucci is the greatest explorer of modern times. Vespucci was born on March 9th, 1454 in Florence,

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    Amazon River Basin

    1009 words, 5 pages

    Environmental science Issue paper Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest The Amazon River basin is the largest rainforest on earth. It takes up much of the South American continent. (Butler2000) The rainforest relies on the Amazon River to support its many ecosystems and wildlife. The great rainforest won’t be around much longer at the rate it’s going though, due to human expansion. All these deforestation types lead to one thing, profit. The effects of all the deforestation will end the rain forest if there is not something done soon. Whe

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    South Americas World Econemy

    1509 words, 7 pages

    The region of the world’s land mass called South America has a vast array tropical land and culture to aid the world’s economy. The land mass of South America is made up of 12 countries with a population of 379.5 million (World Atlas, 2008). Its land mass makes up 12% of the world dry surface (Nation Geographic, 2008). It ranks 4th in the world in land area and 5th in population. There exist 17.85 million sq/km of fertile soil in the continent (Wikipedia 2008). Most of this area is rich for growing and in the Pampas region of the continent crops are produced to feed the world population as we

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    Internal And External The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

    1496 words, 6 pages

    Founded in 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® is a privately owned retailer café that competes effectively with Starbucks in California. Beginning with its first café in Southern California, it claims to be “passionate about connecting loyal customers to one another with carefully handcrafted products.” It currently operates in twenty countries, including Middle Eastern nations (Lebanon, Egypt, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain) as well as Southeast Asian countries (Korea, Sri Lanka, India, and Vietnam). It emphasizes fair trade practices with items like the “caring cup,” for which it donates proce

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    Argentina

    1731 words, 7 pages

    Argentina is a very nice country. It is one of the most sophisticated countries in South America, and one of the most fascinating. Its landscape is as rich and varied as its people. Many country and many cultures mix in Argentina, and each group adds to its charm. Argentina has happening cities too. Especially Buenos Aires. This essay is going to be about Argentina’s qualities of the 5 themes of geography. They are Location, Region, Place, Human-environmental interaction, and Movement. Location will be about: the relationship to the United States, the size, the hemispheres, the orientation to

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    Anthropology Of Yanomami

    1777 words, 8 pages

    The Yanomami are a large population of indigenous Amerindian people in South America. They reside in the Amazon rainforest, among the hills that line the border between Brazil and Venezuela. Due to the remoteness of their residence, they had remained largely uncontacted by the outside world until the beginning of the 20th century. This allowed them to retain several aspects of their traditional culture and have been a subject of study by modern researchers. The word Yanomami means "human being" in their language. A United States anthropologist popularized its use as an exonym to refer to the

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