Central & South America

Island Treasures: Growing Up In Cuba (Turtleback School &

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In 1542, he sailed from Acapulco to southern California, claiming California for King Charles I of Spain. American Indians, who lived on a continent where the smallpox virus and other Old World microbes did not exist, had no natural resistance to them. Germany also promoted the theory, and the Darwinists engaged in racial cleansing and experimentation to “perfect” the Aryan race under Adolf Hitler. Cruise the canal through the fascinating Miraflores Locks on a Panama Canal Partial Transit Sightseeing Cruise or take the more complete Panama City and Canal Sightseeing Tour for a closer look at Panama’s most historic landmarks.

Puerto Rico (True Books: Countries)

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Bill Moyers interviews Native American novelists Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris who discuss the values of Native Americans as they apply to the difficulties they encounter today. 58 min. Video/C MM620 Rare record of the second and final night of a shamanistic curing ceremony among the Kashia group of Southwestern Pomo Indians. In 1614 the newly formed New Netherland Company obtained a grant from the Dutch government for the territory between New France and Virginia.

Venezuela (Country Explorers)

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American Indian Movement leader Madonna Gilbert and Senator James Abourezk review current government policy regarding Indians. Iceland’s financial woes prompted an initial increase in public support to join the EU and the euro zone, with accession negotiations beginning in July 2010, but negotiations were suspended under the 2013 center-right government. Video/C 6201 Features an interview with New Mexico pottery maker Lonnie Vigil, a Native American of Nambe heritage. Annually hosting events from March through November, Maple Grove plays host to over 400,000 spectators and participants each season.

Saturday Sancocho (Reading Rainbow Book) (Reading Rainbow

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The trade therefore drained African societies of their most productive people. The economy remains critically dependent on exports of shrimp and fish, income from resource exploration and extraction, and on a substantial subsidy from the Danish Government. Griffis wasn't convinced but offered Montague six months of "subsistence allowance" to see if the idea would take off. This process was repeated until the mound had reached the desired dimensions and height.

Up and Down the Andes: A Peruvian Festival Tale. Written by

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South America has the largest salt flat in the world that is located in Bolivia. As one historian put it, Puritans experienced authority as a hierarchy of strong fathers�beginning with God, descending down through government officials and ministers, and ending with the fathers of families. Travelers who purchase their own flights may request airport transfers with Go Ahead for an additional cost. * A flight from San Jose to Panama City is included in the price of your tour. (The tour extension also includes a flight from Panama City to Cartagena).

My Name is Not Angelica

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At the centre is a sacrificial knife sticking out from the mouth of the central deity and talons on either side of the deity's face which grasp human hearts. Probably more than 5,000 years, some scientists say. From 1725-1730, Bering led an expedition to determine whether or not Asia and North America were connected by a land bridge. Disease had already spread south from Mexico and weakened the Inca people. Cuzco- The ancient Incan capital is still an impressive sight and the launching pad for the Inca Trail and a visit to Machu Picchu.

Yanomami (Vanishing People)

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Describes the Hopi philosophy of life, death, and renewal as revealed in the interweaving life cycles of humans and corn plants. Concurrently, there was an office campaign to send valentines to American Persian Gulf soldiers.� It was not an optional program.� Over the sound system, each department was summoned to a room to sign those valentines.� There was an irony: sending valentines to soldiers annihilating a helpless enemy, an enemy that was their ally a few months earlier.� I also left the building when my department signed the valentines.

Uruguay (Lets Visit)

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At first, Europeans thought of the Americas as little more than a chunk of land blocking their way to the Indies. Although Columbus was a gifted sailor, he was a terrible administrator, and the colony he founded on Hispaniola turned against him. Although small compared to some of its European neighbours, The British Isles manages to pack quite a punch when it comes to enriching and eye-opening experiences. The woman's body is still believed to be on the pavement at the scene with a forensics tent covering it.

The Wonderful Way Home

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From 1725-1730, Bering led an expedition to determine whether or not Asia and North America were connected by a land bridge. Apparel sector exports in 2015 reached $904 million and account for about 90% of Haitian exports and more than 10% of the GDP. Among the major enhancements are downloadable and printable photos for nearly 100 countries, a "Did You Know?" section explaining the impact of the Factbook around the world, and built-in world rankings for many of the Factbook information fields.

El Salvador (Enchantment of the World, Second)

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In Puritan society in particular families were the cornerstone of godly government. He and his brother-in-law, Médard Chouart de Groseillier, were the first European explorers to see what is now Minnesota. Economic growth has accelerated, averaging 6.0% per year from 2011 to 2015, compared with 4.5% under the MACAPAGAL-ARROYO government; and competitiveness rankings have improved. Nepal is a multi-lingual, multi-religious, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural country, but at the same time, it is argued that the 'melting pot' concept of inclusion is not a pragmatic approach...>> More In 2000, 189 UN member states signed the United Nation's Millennium Declaration and committed to working towards achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) � a set of eight time-bound global development goals to be achieved by 2015.