... in slaves. In 1820, the first colonists arrived. Their successful
settlement was named Monrovia in 1824. More colonists gradually arrived and
established separate colonies. In 1847 the colonies united and Liberia became
the first independent republic in black Africa.
The new nation faced many problems. Some of them were tribal wars, low
exports, and land claimed by other countries. Liberia was able to maintain its
independence only with the help of the United States. Following World War II,
the modern port, airport, hospitals, hydroelectric station, and other projects,
all financed by the United States, were opened. There has been frequent
military confl ...
... the darkest of
Africa of which you have read in so many adventure novels. Traveling is a very
stimulating hobby, but Africa is part of me.
Darkness overcame all as Mother Earth turned her back on the center of
our solar system. In the heart of Africa everything is sleeping, or so you are
meant to think. The ruler of that kingdom is patrolling his territory in
absolute silence. His bushy black mane casts a shadow in the pale moonlight.
Eyes like those of an eagle penetrate the darkest shadows of the bush. The soft
gray pads of his paws tread along the game path barely leaving any evidence of
his presence. The great beast strides graciously along before disappearin ...
... of the great plains through
the southwestern United States. The highest point in all of Mexico is Mount
Onzaba (Citlaltepetl). It is 18,707 feet above sea level. Mexico's lowest
point is near Mexicali. This area near Mexicali is thirty-three feet below sea
The capital of Mexico is Mexico City. The metropolitan area of Mexico
City is home to about 14,987,051 people of Mexico's total population of about
93,670,000, according to a 1990 census. Although most of Mexico's population is
from Mexico City, which is the biggest city in the world, Mexico's other cities
include Guadalajara, Monterrey, and Puebla. Most of Mexico's population lives
in ur ...
Comparison Of Mexico And The United States
... designed to check and balance each other, all interrelated and overlapping, yet each quite distinct. (Adrian, 1978).
In Mexico, supreme executive authority is vested in the president, who is elected to serve one six-year term; a bit longer than a U.S. president who is elected to serve a four-year term.. The Mexican president's power of appointment extends to the members of his cabinet and the attorney general, and to the territorial and federal district governors, diplomatic officials, the higher officers of the army, and ministers of the higher courts of justice. Unlike in the United States, as the leader of the dominant political party, the Mexican president ...
The Philippines And The United States
... and 114
televisions per 1,000 population. The Philippines exports manufactured goods,
clothing and lumber while they import petroleum products, machinery, and raw
materials. Also in the Philippines, there are a lot of young people compared to
the United States. 42% of the population is under 15. At the Philippines,
females live to an average of 65.5 years old while the men live to an average of
61.8 years old.
The United States is a hole different place in many ways. The population
of the united states is around 248.7 Million. The United States Exports
Machinery, food(Miscellaneous), and Chemicals. And they import Petroleum,
petroleum products, and motor ve ...
... Egypt is very similar to ancient Atlantean architecture, which is strong proof that Egypt was a colony. Mexico and Peru are also supposed Atlantean colonies. The Peruvian numerical system is very similar to Atlantean numerals. Mexico has a culture very similar to that of the people of .
is closely related to a multitude of islands, peninsulas, and even continents. Plato believed that Thira, Crete, and the Canary Islands all used to be parts of . Scientists even believe that the island of Thera might possibly be . It was also said that was closely linked to the Americas and the Scandinavian Peninsula.
Because of it’s size, was said to be a land bridge betw ...
The Future Of The City Of Miami
... Building a city is
building a future.”
Hernandez , who submitted drawings for the Brickell Bridge, which
is located in downtown Miami, is a firm believer in this philosophy.
Though his exact plans for the bridge were not used in its construction, he
did see his plans as a start for the city. The point he stressed most
frequently was using structures of buildings to tell stories of the city's
history. This means designing noticeable objects on buildings that relate
to the city.
Although Hernandez argued his points distinctly, Wilson totally
disagreed. Wilson said cities revolve around racism, and how can we look
toward the future if we have no idea of where ...
Panama: Plenty Of Fish
... of four people per house. If there aren't enough beds, they sleep under the beds or hang hammocks over the beds. Farmers live in one story houses with thatched roofs, walls of bamboo or dried sugarcane, dirt floors, and bamboo ceilings in the rural lands. The people are poor, own little furniture, sleep on wooden cots, and sometimes use boxes or tree stumps as tables or chairs. In urban areas, they live in wood or concrete houses with roofs of clay tiles or corrugated iron. They wear loose clothing for the tropical weather. They also have the Tocumen Airport, Panama Railroad, and Cristobal Port, along with three universities.
Panama's first ...
The Australian Outback
... but clutter the mind.
The economic situation is very poor. Education plays a major role
in their economics; their is not a great deal of money coming to the town
so education is usually one to two years behind the United States.
The natives of Alice Springs are different from normal Americans.
Their attitude is things will get done when they get done and there is no
rush. Some would say that reminds them of an old southern style person.
They make visitors feel welcome and treat them as if you were one of them.
One of the biggest differences between most Americans and people form the
Outback is they tend to not judge people. They accept people for what
The Enigma Of Atlantis
... events in history, have
you ever heard of passing it on from generation to generation?
Have gods ever laid before such cruel punishment on any civilization
like Plato claims was laid on Atlantis? To say that there was terrible heat,
then tidal waves, and earthquakes during a twenty four hour period of time is
Atlantis is just an island of the Greek Myths and that's all the island
of Atlantis is a myth. The idea that an island almost half the Atlantic Ocean
away (Thera) could be Atlantis is insane. According to what Plato said the
island Thera was supposed to be west of the pillars of Hercules, (the pillars of
Hercules is the name the Greeks gave ...