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  • Biography of Simon Bolivar

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    Simon Bolivar was born July 24th, 1783 in Caracas, Venezuela. His family consisted of a slew of wealthy Creoles, or those born in America but of European decent. However, early on in his life he was faced with tragedy when first, his father died when he was three and then his mother soon followed as he neared the age of only six. Although his parents’ deaths seemed untimely and tragic but, because of the wealth of the family, Bolivar had great access to two very important tutors who would mold his

  • Bourdieu's Theory Of Cultural Development

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    Pierre Bourdieu’s cultural reproduction has transformed as well as influenced the literature field, following Alice Sullivan’s statement on the successful results of Bourdieu 's theory: “Bourdieu 's theory of cultural reproduction has been highly influential, and has generated a great deal of literature, both theoretical and empirical” (144). According to Bourdieu’s theory, based on his book Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste, makes the declaration that higher levels of education

  • Don Simon Bolivar Research Paper

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    Born in Caracas, Nueva Granada, in July 24, 1783, Don Simón José Antonio De La Santísima Trinidad Bolívar was born to his mother María de La Concepción Palacios y Blanco and his father Juan Vicente Bolívar y Ponte. At the time, their family was of the wealthiest in the area, owning a majority of Venezuelan land. Don Simon Bolivar was one of 4 in which he had two older sisters, Maria Antonia, Juana and his brother, Juan Vicente. Bolivar’s father had passed by the age of two, in which he played a minimal

  • Analysis Of The Book ' Venezuelan Crisis '

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    Name: Olatunde Ayo Ogunlana Title: Venezuelan Crisis 1902 Date: May 2, 2014 INTRODUCTION He had nothing to fear; he knew he still had a measure of control over the situation. He just had to spin the story the right way and these people would again adore him. They had to understand that as long as they remained on land, under his wing; they were safe. The air felt soft with the after-caress of the mid day rain. Tiny droplets darkened his white suit. The irony in the atmosphere made him

  • Pete Magner Isaac Newton On January 4, 1643, Isaac Newton was born in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire,

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    after her death and while he was in Europe he stayed with Napoleon. Then Simon returned to Venezuela in 1807. In that year Joseph Bonaparte was in control of Spain and its colonies (which included Venezuela). Bolivar joined the rebellion movement in Caracas and he fought with the people and gained the independence of Venezuela in 1810. After this he lead the Admirable Campaign against the Spanish rule. He won this and led the creation of Gran Colombia (present day Venezuela, Parma , Columbia and Ecuador)

  • Summary Of Hugo Chavez's The Bolivarian Republic Of Venezuela

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    Hugo Chavez called his government The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. After me! That is hilarious, because I utterly disagree with his beliefs, his government, and what he is trying to do. I was the liberator of South America, I wanted social justice, I wanted everyone, every class, to be equal and have equal opportunities. Chavez shares none of these ideals. He attempts to help the poor, but in reality he hurts them. For example, Chavez imposed price controls on basic necessities, to help the

  • The Liberator By Alberto Arvelo

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    The Liberator, directed by Alberto Arvelo, is a historical biographical film documenting the life of Simon Bolivar and his struggle against the Spanish for equality in South America. Somewhat surprisingly, the cast is an incredibly gifted cast in comparison with other Latin American produced films with smaller budgets. Édgar Ramírez was the main actor who played the role of Simon Bolivar in the film. Erich Wildpret played the critical role of Antonio Jose de Sucre. This prominent general was murdered

  • Venezuelan Immigration Essay

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    Venezuelan Immigration How did independence politically affect the Creole class in Venezuela? I. Venezuelan independence split the Creole class into two political factions, liberals, and conservatives. In addition, independence motivated many Creoles to remove themselves from politics and pass their power to local caudillos, or soldiers. (Williamson 233-234) (Greene 105-106) A. During Venezuelan's independence movement, opposing viewpoints of two of the colonies most influential

  • The Water Supply For Caracas Flow From 2 Major National Parks

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    people living in the big cities which "has the greatest water availability". Cities usually use, reservoirs to sub sustain their population. Caracas gets their water supplies from these reservoirs: Camatagua, La Mariposa, La Pereza, Taguaza, Taguacita, Lagartijo, Quebrada Seca, Macaroa river, and Cuira (Gonzalez 2015). Most of these water supply for Caracas flow from 2 major national parks. The water supply is limited because of the amount of people living in the capital. What attracts people are

  • Corruption In Venezuela

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    Caracas Caracas is one of the most important cities in South America; It has grown at a rapid rate since the 1940’s. it is a beautiful city that has been growing physically and economically attracting more tourists every year. Caracas has been stopping corruption in the government and has not been at war for many years. Caracas is the capital of the beautiful country of Venezuela, in the capital district. Venezuela is located in the northern part of South America. Caracas get around 30+ inches