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Latin American History From Wikibooks, the open-content textbooks collection Jump to: navigation , search Welcome to the WikiTextBook on Latin American History Go to Contents The History of this Region Subjects : Latin American History | History | Western History

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Latin-American History/Introduction print that page

on Cape Horn. It is a region of diverse geography which has influenced the development of unique Latin American nations. There are two dominant characteristics of the landscape: large mountain ranges and vast river systems. The mountain ranges form the backbone of the landmass, with peaks

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Latin-American History/Contents print that page

Provinces of Central America Greater Republic of Central America 20th century Learning More about Latin America Resources Organisations Courses Bibliography Glossary Authors and Contributors [ edit ] Links Subject : Latin American History

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History of Western Theatre: 17th Century to Now/Latin American Post-WWII print that page


A notable example of playwriting expertise from post-World War II Latin America includes "El cuadrante de la Soledad" (Solitude Street, 1950) by the Mexican playwright, José Revueltas (1914-1976). "Solitude Street" [ edit ] Time: 1940s. Place: Mexico. Text at ? Kity, a waitress working

Modern History/American Civil War/Wartime Diplomacy/US-Russian Relations print that page

Throughout the American Civil War, tsarist Russia maintained a diplomatic friendship with the United States that remained diplomatically unofficial until after the war ended. Although the United States and Russia had similar “peculiar institutions” prior to the war, slavery in the United

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Latin-American History/Independence print that page

In 1821 a congress of Central American criollos declared their independence from Spain, effective on 15 September of that year. That date is still marked as the independence day by most Central American nations. The Spanish Captain General, Gabino Gaínza, sympathized with the rebels and

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Latin-American History/The United Provinces of Central America print that page

Central American liberals had high hopes for the federal republic, which they believed would evolve into a modern, democratic nation, enriched by trade crossing through it between the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans. These aspirations are reflected in the emblems of the federal republic: The

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Latin-American History/Greater Republic of Central America print that page

The United Provinces of Central America was a short-lived Latin American experiment in republican democracy. It lasted from July 1823 to approximately 1840. It was intended to be a federal republic modeled after the USA. The coat of arms on the nation's flag from 1823–1824 referred to the

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Latin-American History/Contents/Spanish Colonial Era print that page

During Spanish rule, Latin America was parcelled out among four viceroyalties: New Spain Peru New Granada Rio del Plata Central America is composed of six independent nations: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. After the Spanish conquest in the 16th

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Latin-American History/Contents/Before European Contact print that page

In pre-Columbian times, most of modern Central America was part of the Mesoamerican civilization. The Native American societies of Mesoamerica occupied the land ranging from central Mexico in the north to Costa Rica in the south. The pre-Columbian cultures of Panama traded with both Mesoamerica

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