Come and witness the wonderful beauty of Bolivia

Amari's Culture

The state of Bolivia has a very unique culture. Native Americans were the first to settle in Bolivia. When the Spaniards arrived they brought Roman Catholicism to the state, and today nearly all Bolivians follow this religion. Today, half of the people speak Spanish, Quechuan, Aymara, or Guarani in their homes. Most of Bolivia's population is "indigenous" or native anstery. Lastly, Incan beliefs are still relevant today. For example "Pachamama" is the earth mother and "Inti" is the sun god. In the end, the interesting state has a colorful past that are relevant in the people's culture today.

Bolivia Culture Bullet points

  • Native Americans first settlers
  • Spaniards brought Roman Catholicism to state
  • Half of speak Spanish and ect. in their homes
  • Most population is "indigenous" of native anstery
  • Incan beliefs still relevant
  • "Pachamama" earth mother
  • "Inti" sun god

Amari's Government

The state of Bolivia has had 17 constitutions since it gained independence in 1825. Most of the population would like a freely elected government. Also, numerous dictators have ruled Bolivia. The state is divided into three territories.(province, municipalities, and indigenous territories) Bolivia's present constitution took place in 2009. Lastly, their elected president and vice president have a five year term, which is only one more year than the United States. And the elected members of the two-chamber legislative assembly also have a five year term. The Bolivian government is similar to our back home and is improving everyday.

Government Bullet points

Has 17 constitutions since 1825

Most of population wants an elected government

Numerous dictators ruled Bolivia

Divided into three territories (provinces,municipalities, indigenous)

Present constitution took place in 2009

President and vice president is 5 year term one year more than the U.S.A

Two-Chamber legislative assembly 5 year term

Fernando's Economy/Current Events

The economy of Bolivia has had a historic pattern of a single-commodity focus. Politically, instability and difficult problems have had some efforts to improve the agricultural section. Rampant inflation and corruption also have stopped the development. The mining industry, especially the extraction of natural gas and zinc, currently dominates Bolivia’s export economy. Most of the current events in Bolivia are accidents that happened, but some is even about the economy, for example, The U.N.'S expert panel on climate change on Sunday said the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is being done to attain them. Another event is that there was a huge deadly earthquake strikes off Chile's coast. The shock waves were felt hundreds of miles away shaking buildings as far away as Bolivia.

Bullet points on Bolivia's History

  • 16th century B.C-The Tiwanakan arrived in a city and named it Tiwanak.
  • 1525 the Incas got defeated by the spainards
  • 1825 they got independence from Spain
  • named their republic after Simon Bolivar
  • named their republic after Simon Bolivar
  • Aug 6, 1825-Bolivia was established as a republic
  • In 1994 the constitution was revised
  • Oct 21, 2008-The government agreed on a final text for the Bolivian constitution

Matthew's Paragraphs

This is going to be about the history of Bolivia. In the 16th century B.C-The Tiwanakan arrived in a city and named it Tiwanak. In 1525 the Incas got defeated by the spainards, but in 1825 they got independence from Spain. They also named their republic after named their republic after Simon Bolivar .

Aug 6, 1825-Bolivia was established as a republic. In 1994 the constitution was revised. On Oct 21, 2008-The government argreed on a final text for the Bolivian constitution.

10 Necessities for Bolivia

  • Spanish Dictionary
  • Water
  • Sunscreen
  • Summer Clothes
  • Hiking Boots/Boots
  • Light Jacket
  • Rain panchoes/Umbrella
  • Warm Clothes (Jeans/Coats)
  • Cameras
  • Swimsuits

Spanish Dictionary

10 tourist attractions in Bolivia

  1. Salar de Uyuni
  2. Lake Titicaca
  3. Amazon Jungle
  4. Tiwanaku
  5. Laguna Verde
  6. Eduardo Avaroa National Park
  7. Las Cuevas Waterfalls
  8. La Paz
  9. Sucre
  10. North Yungas Road

10.North Yungas Road

5 Famous people from Bolivia

Antonio Jose de Sure and Simon Boliver frees the land from the Spanish rule becomes an independent Nation and is named Bolivia.
Simon Boliver also wrote the first draft of the constitution. Victor Paz Estenssoro becomes the president of Bolivia.
He gives native people the right to vote. He was boted more than 3 times in the 1964, and 1985.
Evo Monrales was the first Native American president in Bolivia. He was re-elected in 2009.
Evo Monrales put energy and gas industry under government control.
The relationship with the U.S is a tad rocky.
Jamie Escalante became famous for his work with "untreatable" high school students.
Maria Fernanda Alvarez is a tennis player born in Santa Cruz in 1989.
She was a professional tennis player has achieved the highest International Tennis Dederation ranking among Bolivians.
At number 15 in the Juniors category in 2007. She has won nation and international singles and doubles touraments.

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