top-rated free essay

1.04 world history flvs honors assignment

By jessimariaax Jul 20, 2014 356 Words
1.04 HONORS ASSIGMENT - Jessica Bradford

Brazil is a country in South America that is beginning to flourish and demand attention from the rest of the world. Brazil has had a troubled past gaining independence and problems with poverty but in the last few decades has gotten onto its feet and is, in my opinion, beginning their golden age.

artistic and/or intellectual achievements: The core culture of Brazil is a mixture from Portuguese culture, because of the colonies formed by the Portuguese empire; and other influences like Roman Catholicism and the strong influence by African and cultures and traditions. The music of Brazil was formed mainly from the fusion of European and African culture. But not only do Brazilians love their music, dancing and art, they are proud of their Brazilian national football team that  is ranked among the best in the world and has won the world cup 5 times. medical, technological and/or scientific contributions: Technological research in Brazil are conducted in universities and institutes. The funding for most of this research comes from the Brazilian government agencies. economics: Brazil is the largest national economy in Latin America and has growing market exchange rates and purchasing power parity. The Brazilian economy has been predicted to become one of the five largest in the world in the decades to come. Brazil has an employment rate of over a hundred million and the unemployment rate is as small as 6.2% of the population. politics: The main four political parties that stand out in Brazil are the  Workers' Party, Brazilian Social Democracy Party, Brazilian Democratic Movement Party, and Democrats. Dilma Rousseff is the current Brazilian president. social developments and/or humanitarian efforts: A pole done in 2011said that the literacy rate of the population was 90.4%, meaning 9.6% of people are still illiterate in the country. Every year this can go up if children aren’t reached. As well as a growing education, the cultural diversity is much like a large thriving country. About 92 million described themselves as White, about 83 million claim themselves multiracial, about 13 million are Black from African decent. Many others identify with Asian decent or relation to Amerindians.

Cite This Document

Related Documents

  • 7.03 FLVS Honors History assignment

    ...07.03 SWBS Chart and Reflection The "Somebody-Wanted-But-So" chart is an excellent way to summarize important information from history. In it, you identify a person or group of people, their goal, need, or want, what conflict of interest stood in the way, and the outcome. This strategy works great because history depends on the needs, wants, ...

    Read More
  • History of the World

    ...throwers) onto the battlefield. Horses are believed to have originated on the Eurasian steppes and had no practical human use other than as a food source. They were acquired from nomadic tribes by city/states of Mesopotamia and were domesticated solely to pull chariots. Mounted soldiers did not appear until much later in history and the chario...

    Read More
  • 2,03 World History

    ... 02.03 The Crusades: Assessment Historians have learned a great deal about the Crusades from chroniclers like William of Tyre and Ibn al-Qalanisi. Today, reporters and newscasters travel all over the world to report on international events, including conflicts. Reporters and world leaders use social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook to c...

    Read More
  • World History

    ...Latia Jackson Pd.4 Mr. Neidich World History Expansion Essay Throughout the history expansion, groups have set out conquer various lands, people, and cities for a multitude of reasons; social, political, economic, and environmental. The three groups that are known for their similar expansion efforts are the Mongols, Spanish, and Ottoman...

    Read More
  • Flvs World History

    ... 6. What characteristics and beliefs of the three religions make them different? Judaism- They believe that Jesus was a prophet rather than the son of God. They also believe that the son of God is yet to come. Christianity- They believes that Jesus was the son of God and will one day come again to save us. Islam- Have a holy book called the Qur...

    Read More
  • World History Honors 8.10

    ...Part I List two reasons the Turkish government wants to rid their country of the Armenian population. The Turkish were afraid that the Armenians would fight against them with their Christian Orthodox Russian neighbors in the east. The Armenians also fought for their rights violently. Considering Turkey and Germany were allies duri...

    Read More
  • flvs world his

    ...01.06 Face of Freedom: Assignment Explain how freedoms for African Americans were socially, politically, and economically limited from 1865 to 1900?" Even thou the 13 amendment outlawed slavery in 1865 most of the majority still had the mind set of slavery and how things were so because of that people still threated black people very ru...

    Read More
  • world history honors

    ... Christianity and Islamic. 3) How are the three major holy books of the monotheistic faiths both similar and different? ANSWER: Some of the similarities between the Bible, the Qur’an and the Torah are that they are all viewed by the people in each faith to give spiritual guidance to understand the history of their faith. They also talk abo...

    Read More

Discover the Best Free Essays on StudyMode

Conquer writer's block once and for all.

High Quality Essays

Our library contains thousands of carefully selected free research papers and essays.

Popular Topics

No matter the topic you're researching, chances are we have it covered.