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Introduction to Meteorology Geography 110 - Icebreak Icebreak. .
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A brief history of Brazil Under the command of  Pedro Alvarez  Cabral,’Portuguese arrived  in SA in April 22, 1500 aD First they gave two  religious names to the new  land: Island of True Cross Land of True Cross Then, they found  something more  attractive that they could  exploit: The  Brazil  tree
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Spain and Portugal divided South  America with the Treaty of  Tordesillas.  14 Capitanias (between 1534-1536) –  land was given by the Portuguese  government For administration and defense  against France: they all failed 
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Sugar Cane Plantation and  Slavery Slavery in Brazil, Jean-Baptiste Debret -  Brazilian slave owner punishing a black  slave in 19th century Brazil. 1550 ~ 1888  (Abolition of  slavery)
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The resistance (1640-1694) Quilombo dos Palmares  in 1640  was described as comprising  several separate settlements which 
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course GEOG 110 taught by Professor Leila during the Fall '09 term at UCSB.

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