Ecuador - Ecuador Ecuador is a little country in South...

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Ecuador Ecuador is a little country in South America. As you can probably guess, the Equator goes right through the country. Is one of the two countries in the subcontinent that doesn’t share a border with Brazil, the other one being Chile . Originally home of many different civilizations, the territory fell to the Incan Empire in the fifteenth century; however, they were eventually conquered by the Spanish empire. During their time in the region, Ecuador was just a little backwater region, with marginal development; however, the first seeds of independence, although fruitless, had its roots here. In 1822 the country achieved independence and, in a rush of regional fervor, joined the Republic of Gran Colombia (which included Colombia, Panama (at that time part of Colombia) and Venezuela). Some years later they decided the whole unity thing wasn’t that interesting and declared themselves independent once again. Since then, the country passed through the same things that almost all their neighbors:
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.

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