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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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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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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/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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Introduction to Latin American Studies/Contents print that page

Introduction to Latin American Studies Contents From Wikibooks, the open-content textbooks collection Introduction to Latin American Studies Jump to: navigation , search Introduction Introducción Introduction for Students Teacher's Guide Introducción para

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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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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

US History/Contents/American Revolution print that page


edit ] Ethan Allen and Fort Ticonderoga Ethan Allen capturing Fort Tinconderoga. The American hero Ethan Allen commanded a group called the Green Mountain boys. These so called “Green Mountain boys” lived and hunted in present day Vermont. They were a small group that fought

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/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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