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Pwpt brazil hist 141


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Pwpt brazil hist 141

  1. 1. BRAZIL<br />BY:AUBREE BALKAN<br />
  2. 2. GEOGRAPHY<br />Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world.<br />It occupies roughly half of South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean.<br />Brazil covers a total land area of 3,287,357 sq. mi.<br />
  3. 3. GEOGRAPHY<br />The Amazon River is located in Brazil which is the largest river in Brazil as well as one of the longest in the world.<br />The rainforest that covers the Amazon Basin constitutes almost half of the rainforests on the earth.<br />
  4. 4. PEOPLE<br />Anyone born in Brazil is a Brazilian citizen.<br />Brazilians are mainly descendants of colonial and post-colonial Portuguese settlers and immigrants who arrived in Brazil mostly from the 1820s until the 1970s. <br />
  5. 5. PEOPLE<br />The ethnic compositions is not uniform across the country due to European immigrants from the 19th century.<br />Genetic studies have shown the Brazilian population as a whole to have European, African, and Native Americans components. <br />
  6. 6. CULTURE<br />The core culture of Brazil came from the Portuguese culture because of the strong ties to the Portuguese empire.<br />The Portuguese introduced their language as well as their Catholic religion to the Brazilians.<br />
  7. 7. CULTURE<br />Immigrants from all over played important role in the culture of Brazil especially in its Music, Food, and Language. <br />They organized communities that became important cities and brought important contributions to the culture of Brazil.<br />
  8. 8. HISTORY<br />Pedro AlvaresCebrel was the first to discover Brazil on April 22, 1500.<br />On Sept. 7, 1822, Brazil declared its independence from Portugal.<br />
  9. 9. HISTORY<br />A military coup in 1889 established a republican government.<br />The country has seen a dictatorship and a period of military rule.<br />
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