Transcript: Bolivia Important Historical Events The Bolivian culture has mainly been shaped by the Spanish and indigeneous cultures. Since Bolivia has so much ethnic diversity its allowed many diverse traditions and customs shape their culture. The Bolivian culture is rich with superstition and bizarre rituals. Although, not all of Bolivia has the same customs, the customs change according to where in Bolivia you live. -The southern part of Bolivia has customs related to Argentina because its close to Argentina in location, where as in the larger cities of Bolivia many of the people follow Western customs. -But no matter where you are at in Bolivia festivals and parties are a way of life. The people of Bolivia love to drink and dance. - In Bolivia the majority of the people are very polite and courteous. It is normal to greet everyone you talk to with a "good morning" or "good afternoon". -In Bolivia many of the rituals that they have are originated as a way to give thanks to Pachamama, the mother earth for a good harvest, livestock, and for protection of the community and its members. -Other rituals are fortune telling with coca leaves, and rural ceremonies that involve the sacrifice of a llama. The Andes Places of Interest Geography/Climate Climate- Although Bolivia falls within tropical latitudes it's climate varies drastically. -In the lowlands the weather is tropical and in the Andes the weather turns to polar. -Temperatures depend on the elevation you're at and they show very little seasonal change. -In most of Bolivia rainfall is heaviest during the Southern Hemisphere summer and yearly rainfall amounts usually decrease from the north to the south. Lunch is the main meal in Bolivia. It usually consists of a soup and a main dish. Some common foods in Bolivia are humitas, empanadas, and chicharron. -Humitas are fresh corn with cheese, wrapped in corn leaves and then steamed. -Empanadas are savory pastries that contain cheese or onion. -Chicharron are made up of pieces of fried pork, cooked with chicha (fermented corn) and served with stewed corn. Bolivian food is not often spicy, but a sauce called "la llajwa" is usually used in Bolivian food. "La llajwa" is made with tomato and hot chillies. Geography- Bolivia sits in the west-central part of the South American continent. - It is bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay and Argentina to the south, Chile to the southwest, and Peru to the west. - Stretching across western Bolivia are the Andes. Altiplano, a highland plateau of the Andes, and Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in south america are the main features of Bolivia's geography. -Lake Titicaca is also the highest commercially navigable lake on Earth. Food Simon Bolivar Lake Titicaca La Paz Empanadas La Paz- La Paz is located high up in the Andes. They say that the earth falls away to reveal a bowl-shaped canyon with a city spread across its floor. Huge in size, La Paz is a friendly and busy place. Sun Island- Sun Island is believed to be the birthplace of the Inca Empire. It is said that on the northwestern end of the island Manco Kapac and Mama Ocllo were born who later on founded the Incan civilization. Today on the island you can see the remains of an Inca temple and a fountain that offers eternal youth. Sun Island is also the home to traditional communities of over 5,000 people and many grazing llamas. Tiahuanaco- Tiahuanaco lays on a windy valley near Lake Titicaca. It is said that there was once a magnificent capital over 1500 years ago that was believed to exert more influence then the Incan Empire in its time. When visiting Tiahuanaco you will see unusual stone carvings and carved gateways that help contribute to making this an intriguing site. Traditions Some important events in Bolivian history are... -1538- Spain conquered Bolivia, which then became part of the vice-royalty of Peru. -1825- Bolivia declared its independence from Peru. Bolivia was liberated by a man named Simon Bolivar, for whom the Bolivian nation was later named after. -1942- Victor Paz Estensorro founded the National Revolutionary Movement. Victor Paz Estensorro then served as the president of Bolivia for a four year term.
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Transcript: Presented by Cullen Partie Bolivia Location Location Absolute Location- 90 degrees south by 85 degrees west Relative Location- mid-eastern area of Latin America Borders Argentina, Paraguay, Chili, Peru, and Brazil More About Location More About the Area The capital is Sucre and La Paz Larger cities of Bolivia include: -Santa Cruz -La Paz -Sucre -Trinidad -Montero Population: 10.9 million Region Region Broken into 6 regions: -The Andes -The Altiplano -The Yungas -The Highland Valleys -The Gran Chaco -The Tropical Lowlands The Andes The Andes 2 major branches of the Andes that make up the region. This is where the highest point is located The altiplano The Altiplano The word "altiplano" means high plains, but isn't really flat Mostly treeless, and generally cold and windy The Yungas The Yungas Located on the eastern side of the Andes and upper Amazon basin mostly undeveloped due to its geographic and geologic characteristics The Highland Valleys The highland valleys The central-south part of the country. This is where the majority of fruits and vegetables in the country come from. The Gran Chaco The Gran Chaco Located on the southeastern area of the country, it borders Argentina and Paraguay With it being so harsh and isolated, it has one of the most diverse ecosystems The Tropical Lowlands The Tropical Lowlands made up of 2 major basins: the upper amazon in the north, and the Parana in the south east All of the region has hot and humid climate, with rain possible all year round Place Place many different types of terrain: valleys salt flats mountains mostly untouched, and a very diverse area of nature HEI Human-Environment Interaction Bolivia's industry mainly consists of mining One major threat to the environment is water pollution. Mostly due to the mining industry Another major threat to the environment is deforestation Movement Movement Movement of goods in Bolivia is mostly by air Georgraphy of Bolivia makes it hard for railroads and pathways to be built Not much driving around the country, as its geography widely prohibits it Little to no movement by water Interesting facts Bolivia has 2 capitals: Sucre and La Paz Currency of Bolivia is Boliviano Most are Christians Interesting Facts Current Event Current Event Evo Morales, former president of Bolivia, has a warrant for his arrest He has been accused by interior minister Arturo Murillo, stating Morales promoted violent acts that led to the death of 35 people The warrant was announced over twitter on December 18, 2019 Bibliography https://www.worldatlas.com/sa/bo/where-is-bolivia.html https://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/bolivia/bolatlog.htm https://www.geodatos.net/en/coordinates/bolihttps://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/bolivia/bolatlog.htm https://www.explorebolivia.com/our-country/map-of-bolivia/ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/18/warrant-for-arrest-of-evo-morales-issued-in-bolivia https://bolivi.weebly.com/human-environment-interaction-and-movement.html https://www.britannica.com/place/Bolivia https://prezi.com/9zstmsck2bj1/5-themes-of-geography-bolivia/ https://www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/bolivia-facts.html Bibliography
Transcript: Bolivia La paz a seat of government sucre legal capital and seat of judiciary there flag. the yellow stands for generousity. Red stands forhardness,bravery and strenth. Green stands for hope , love and joy. Llama is there natoinal animal. The olive branch stands for peace. The eagle means liberty. The government of bolivia is divided into 9 departments. bolivia a full presidents republic. They have 27 senators. A picture of La Paz The currency Tin silver are important.They have many natural gas. Bolivia is one of the most poorest country. soy beans , coffee, cotton, corn, sugarcane, rice and potatoes. Timber is also a important industry. intresting fact. * There currency is boliviano * U.S is the largest trading partner with bolivia *Bolivia is a land locked country *bolivia is the highest and most isolated of latin american republic. * is the home of south americas second largest natrual gas reserver. The population is made up of 30% quechua , 25% Aymava 15% european descent and 30% native ancestry. spanish , quechua and Aymard are bolivias official languages.most of bolivias population is roman cathlic.
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Transcript: Bolivia This is the flag of bolivia. The red on the Bolivian flag represents the bravery of the Bolivian soldier. The green symbolizes the fertility of the land The yellow represents the country's mineral resources. Enclaustramiento geográfico de Bolivia es igual al tamaño de California y Texas. Brasil forma su frontera oriental, con sus demás vecinos son Perú y Chile en el oeste y Argentina y Paraguay en el sur. Encima de Bolivia Chile y Perú Capital - La Paz What are the major cities of Bolivia? When we talk about the main cities of a country we’re usually referring to the cities with the largest populations. Santa Cruz Cochabamba Potosí Natural sources and exports • Export goods include natural gas soybeans soy products crude petroleum zinc ore tin. • Bolivia is known for having cocoa. Tourism The city of La Paz is one of the top tourist attractions in Bolivia. La Paz sits in the Andes Mountain range and is the world's highest capital. The city is the most popular place to visit in Bolivia. Lake Titicaca sits in the Andean Mountain region and is one of the highest lakes in the world. The lake is one of the most sacred and mystical places in all of South America, where you'll find ancient Inca ruins. Copacabana about a 3 hours drive from La Paz, this town sits on the southern shores of Lake Titicaca. Copacabana offers many attractions. Government & History The goverment is Republic History Famous since Spanish colonial days for its mineral wealth, modern Bolivia was once a part of the ancient Inca empire. After the Spaniards defeated the Incas in the 16th century, Bolivia's predominantly. Indian population was reduced to slavery. The remoteness of the Andes helped protect the Bolivian Indians from the European diseases that decimated other South American Indians. By the end of the 17th century, the mineral wealth had begun to dry up. The country won its independence in 1825 and was named after Simon Bolivar, the famous liberator. Ethnics & religion Ethnic Groups: Quechua 30%, (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry) 30% Aymara 25% white 15% Religion: Roman Catholic 95% Protestant 5% • . Most Bolivians are born into Roman Catholicism. • . Religion tends to be a female dominated activity in terms of attending church and the like. Language Spanish is the main and official language of Bolivia.However there are some 39 other living languages used in the country spoken by people in different regions. Examples: • Aymara • Some 50% of the population have an indigenous language as their mother tongue. • The currency of Bolivia is known as the Boliviano (BOB) Meeting & Greeting The handshake is the most common form of greeting. People with an informal relationship will be warmer and embrace or pat each other on the shoulder. Women will kiss on the cheek. Bolivians use both their maternal and paternal surnames. The father's surname is listed first and is the one used in conversation. Direct eye contact is also usual. When meeting people will use the most appropriate greeting for the time of day When a woman gets married she usually adds her husband's first surname to her first surname with the connector "de", so if Jennifer Maria Lopez marries Manuel Sebastien Costa, she would be called Jennifer Maria de Costa. Sports Bolivia soccer is like a religion. Fans frequently get into physical altercations over this sport. Soccer is Bolivia's national past time. Music Out of all the Andean countries, Bolivia remains perhaps the most culturally linked to the indigenous peoples. Like most of its neighbors, Bolivia was long-dominated by Spain and its culture. Even after independence, Bolivian music was largely based on European forms. In1952, a revolution established nationalistic reforms granting increased social, cultural and political awareness for the Aymara and Quechua natives. The most common musical instruments are: sicu or zampoña quena tarka or tarqa pinkillo skin drums copper bells Food Some popular food dishes are: Humitas - Fresh corn with cheese wrapped in corn leaves and steamed. Lechon - Roast suckling pig. Charque de llama - Dried llama meat, fried, served with stewed corn, hard cooked eggs and cheese. Chicharron - Pieces of fried pork, cooked with chicha Changa de pollo o de conejo - Soup make with chicken or cuy (guinea pig), potato, peas, avas and green onion. Saltenas - Only eaten in the morning. A warm savory pastry that holds a juicy combination of chicken or meat, greens and sauce, and is cooked in an oven. fin. gracias por escuchar! Currany http://www.lonelyplanet.com/bolivia Los colores de la bandera son: rojo amarillo verde http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107345.html http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35751.htm http://google/images.com Cities
Transcript: The cultural development of Bolivia is divided into three distinct periods: precolumbian, colonial, and republican. Bolivian culture has been heavily influenced by the Quechua, the Aymara, as well as by the popular cultures of Latin America as a whole. Religion 90% of Bolivians are Roman Catholics who take part in Church festivals but rarely attend masses Bolivias constitution mandates religious freedom The government has no record of descriminating against any religious groups. Festivals Pagan rites originated from the pre-columbian era are still popular during during religious festivals. At the annual carnival of Oruro the devil is believed to dance. Clothing worn for festivals remind visitors of pre-Columbian Indians and the 16th Century Spaniards. Dance Many dances the Bolivians preform are decendants from European and Native cultures. 'Caporles' is one of Bolivia's most popular dance of present time. Other dances include: -Morenda -Kullawada -Diablada -Tinku -Waka Waka Food: In Bolivia lunch is the main meal. It usually includes soup and a main dish. The potato is the main staple, served at most meals, sometimes with rice or noodles. Some examples of popular dishes in Bolivia include: Humitas - Fresh corn with cheese wrapped in corn leaves and steamed. Empanadas - A savory pastry containing cheese or cheese with onion, olives and locoto. Changa de pollo o de conejo - Soup make with chicken or cuy (guinea pig), potato, peas, avas and green onion. Bolivia is a beautiful Spanish country with thriving culture and religion, tastey foods, creative arts, and lively festivals. Thankyou for watching my presentation on the culture of Bolivia by Olivia (tehe) Project Resources: World Book Encyclopedia 2003 Edition 'Bolivia' http.//oip.sdsu.edu/grant/qc/bolivia/GIF wikipedia/org/wiki/Bolivia http://www.languagecrossing.com/Destinations/Bolivia/Food_of_Bolivia/ Bolivia Music Largely based on European forms Most common musical instuments include bronze gongs, copper bells, skin drums, and the pinkillo Music is comonly performed in Bolivia's festivals and religious ceremonies. Sports Soccer is the most popular sport in Bolivia. The governing body of soccer is the FBF (Federacion Boliviana de Futbol) The Bolivian's national football team is currently ranked 65th best in the world.
Transcript: High school math teacher Born in La Paz, moved to U.S. in 1970s Died of cancer in March 2010 912 bird species 177 species: Puma, Ocelot, Spectacled Bear Manuel María Caballero Spectacled Bear Soup with: Beef Veggies Potatoes (Chuños) Aymara people in Bolivia Map of Bolivia I would enjoy visiting Bolivia because of how many nature sites there are to see. For example, the Amboró National Park, or Laguna Verde seem awesome, and I want to take a vacation there. Also, the weather in South America is opposite of North America, so it would be cool to go there in our winter and be warm in their summer. Finally, the Bolivian people have a very different culture than we do. They love to dance, and their foods are very unique. That is why I would like to visit Bolivia. Corpus Christi Population and Flag Maundy Thursday Nature Laguna Verde Amboró National Park 10.67 million (2013) Bravery Ocelot Breaded beef Fried egg Rice Potatoes From Cochabamba Why I would visit Bolivia Silpancho Thursday before Easter (March 24) Known as Holy Thursday Last Supper with Jesus and the Apostles Jesus sacrificed himself for the good of others By: Emma Griffin Chairo Administrative Capitol Thursday, June 4 Tradition and belief of Christians Body and Blood of Jesus Christ Corpus= many written pieces Surrounded by: Peru, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Paraguay Salt lake Southwest Altiplano (high land) Sur Lípez Province (sur=south) Volcano Licancabur Puma Wealth National coats of arms: Independence Bolivia (Bolivia) Country Capitol Jaime Escalante
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