Brazil

Alexis Avila

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Culture

Q: What group was the first and largest European group to colonize Brazil?

The Portuguese group was the first and largest European group to colonize Brazil in the 1500's. Because the Portuguese's situation was different from the part of Spain in Mexico and Peru, in which they lived in. They now export iron ore, crude petroleum, soybeans, raw sugar, and poultry meat. Unfortunately the Portugal left Brazil to return to Portugal in 1822.


Q: What religion do most of the population follow?

Brazil's people follow The Roman Catholic Religion. This religion leads Brazilian people to believe in Jesus, salvation, faith in Jesus, and thoughts like one can be saved from sin and eternal death.

Geography

Q: What are the many different types of land forms and climates of Brazil?

There are many different types of landforms and climates of Brazil. Brazil's climates are listed below

  • equateral
  • tropical
  • hot
  • humid
  • ect.
Brazil's landforms are listed below
  • The Guiana Highlands
  • The Brazilian Highlands
  • The Amazon River Basin
  • The Amazon Rainforest (most popular)
  • The Southern Highlands

Resources/Economy

Q: How do Brazil's people earn a living?

Brazil produces its own food and also exports oranges, bananas, wheat,soybeans, coffee, corn, cocoa, beef, pork, rice, and sugarcane. Brazil's factories make everything from clothing to auto parts, steel, chemicals, and building materials. I also listed some of the minerals exported in the first question under culture but i will list them again. They are gold, nickel, tin, and iron ore.

History

Q: Before Brazil was abolished where did the freed slaves return to? 2nd Q: What year was slavery banned?

By the time Brazil was abolished, an estimated four million slaves had been imported from Africa to Brazil, 40% of the total number of the slaves were imported to America.

In 1888 slavery in Brazil was abolished. It was the last country in the western world to abolish slavery. Brazil also went through 350 harsh years of slavery until it ended during the year of 1888.

Fun Facts!!!!

  • Brazil is called Brasil in Portuguese, the official language spoken in Brazil.
  • The name Brazil comes from a tree named brazilwood.

  • Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world by both land area and population.

  • Brazil shares a border with all South American countries except for Chile and Ecuador.

  • Brazil is home to a wide range of animals, including armadillos, tapirs, jaguars and pumas.

  • Brazil covers 3 time zones.

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