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    Hevea brasiliensis:The Rubber Tree

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    demand for rubber soon came from the makers of tires and tubes for motor vehicles. (1) After tires, latex products, footwear, belts and hoses, and wire cables are the most important uses for rubber. (3) Rubber is harvested in Africa, Central and South America, and in Asia, the latter accounting for greater than 90% of production. There are 11 species of Hevea. Hevea brasiliensis is a member of the Euphorbiaceae family (spurge family). Although not limited to the Euphorbiaceae, latex production is

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    capture the Guarani Indians and sell them into plantation slavery. After killing his brother Felipe, his penance is to work in the Jesuit missions in South America. He becomes a Jesuit priest. While working there, he befriends the Guarani people, the same people he once captured. Father Altamirano representing the Vatican was sent to South America to close down the missions. On learning this new information, Rodrigo Mendoza becomes angry and decides to renounce his vows as a priest to Father Gabriel

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    Introduction There are many times where a heralded blessing for a country’s struggling economy can have an unpredicted down side. Despite being a very resource-rich country, almost half of the population lives below the poverty line. For generations the people’s livelihoods of harvesting the nutritious, drought, cold, and saline tolerant quinoa crops to sustained them. Now, with the modern age of information and health awareness in the industrialized countries, the Bolivian farmers have the chance

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    Cocaine

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    misunderstanding about the drug. Cocaine is both a central nervous system stimulant and an anesthetic. It is found in the leaves of the coca plant. The traditional method of coca use is to chew the leaves, producing a mild stimulation. Outside of South America it is generally used in it’s more refined and extracted forms, either powder cocaine, or freebase cocaine and makes a much stronger effect than chewing the leaves. The term "Crack" is alternately used to refer to street quality freebase cocaine

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    was wondering whether the Polynesians could have come from South America instead of Asia as was commonly thought by scientists then, and the next, he finds himself out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean on a wooden raft with five other men and a parrot trying to prove his hypothesis true. To prove that Polynesians could have originated from South America, Heyerdahl built and sailed across the Pacific Ocean on a man-made raft from South America to Polynesia. Though there had already been a widely accepted

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    Cultural Awareness of the Country of Brazil

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    The country of Brazil is located in the South American continent, it has the largest country is South America and is bordered by many countries such as Argentina and Paraguay to the southwest and Bolivia and Peru to the west there is Uruguay to the south and Venezuela to the north. It shares a boarder with every South American country except for Ecuador and the country of Chile. The country is so big that it shares a boarder with Peru and I mention Peru because it is located on the western coast

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    rugby. Brazilians are hungry for sports. In the summer of 2014, the FIFA World Cup will be held in Brazil, the second time ever hosting the tournament. -Geography Brazil is located in eastern South America bordering the Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest country in South America and shares a border with every South American country but Chile and Ecuador. Brazil is a mostly tropical climate, however, there is... ... middle of paper ... ...o be accessible from a number of different places. Like the

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    independently, and that the residents, while they were of the same race, had totally different cultures. Since the 1940's, however, these views have been changing. It is now accepted by many scholars that early Egyptians sailed as far west as South America, in their huge reed boats. In turn, the Incas, who owe many of their technological advancements to these Egyptian travelers, set sail to the west, colonizing Easter Island, Hawaii, and the other Pacific islands. The most common misconception

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    Letters From A War Zone

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    molested or raped at one time during their lies. The quote stated in this essay that really hits home is "Made in South America where life is cheap." I, as a Hispanic, am terribly offended by this statement. This statement basically says that South America has many lowlives', and that anything can happen to them because life there is worth very little. For example the women of South America are used in Snuff films and in explicit photographs. Snuff is a film that consists of a woman being sexually

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    Imperialism

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    quite often restricted. Colonies were established not only in more or less sparsely inhabited places where there were few or no highly integrated native states (e.g., North America and Africa) but also in lands where ancient civilizations and states existed (e.g., India, Malaya, Indonesia, and the Inca lands of South America). The emigration of European settlers to people the Western Hemisphere and Africa, known as colonization , was marked by the same attitude of assumed superiority on the part

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