Trip To Brazil Research Paper

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Travel To Brazil
Brazil has been around for over 100 year and still one of the most beautiful places in the world. Many people have seen movies shot in Brazil and always wonder what it would be like to visit there, but don’t know anything about it. Brazil is a perfect place to go a vacation, there's many historical places to visit, different foods to try, people could learn about their culture, and to see one of the greatest monument in the world, Christ the Redeemer.
Brazil was officially discovered in the 1500s by Pedro Álvares Cabral, when he was traveling to India. In the 16th century france tried to gain military and political power to take over brazil, but their were unsuccessful. On September 7th, 1822, the prince of brazil, Dom Pedro got Brazil their independence. In the article Brazilian Independence by Amelia Meyer, she explains how Pedro Brazil’s independence, “ This was the last straw
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It is 98 feet tall (not including the 26 foot pedestal), and the arms stretch to 92 feet wide. Christ The Redeemer was started in 1922 and took nine years to complete, it was roughly 250,000 U.S dollars, but now it is worth 3.2 millions dollars. Christ The Redeemer is the heart of Brazil, every Brazilian idolizes the statue for what it means to its country but each Brazilians looks at it a different way. Veronica Neffinger, interviews a Brazilian that was born and raised there, and he talks about how each person views the statue. ““But Cristo’s meaning to Brazilians varies,” says Boorstein. “Some see it as a tribute to Catholicism while others consider it a salvo against secularism. Still others in the rapidly diversifying country consider it a general symbol of welcome, with arms open wide. One of its original creators called it a ‘monument to science, art and religion” ( Neffinger Interview). Christ The Redeemer is one of the most iconic statues in the worlds and will be even better to see it in

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