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Argentina

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Works Cited
"Argentina." Country. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2014.
"Argentina's Geography: Location, Area, Boundaries, Extreme Points, Regions, Climate." Argentina's Geography: Location, Area, Boundaries, Extreme Points, Regions, Climate. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2014.
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"Learn Argentina Geography." Argentina Geography. Country Reports, n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2014.
"Live in Argentina for Its Unparalleled Culture and Cuisine." Live in Argentina. International Living, n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2014.
Taylor, Steven L. "Understanding History: The Argentine Military Regime." Outside the Beltway. N.p., 16 Mar. 2013. Web. 13 Mar. 2014.
Crazy
dictators
drugs
communist
crazy political parties
soccer
large families
alcohol
pick-pockets
good food
chaos
poor economy system
fast talkers
cocain
coffee
One Story
Religion
Freedom of Religion
24% regularly attend religious services
Roman Catholic
Constitution requires gov to support economically
67% of Argentinians
Largest Muslim population in South America
1%
Largest Jewish population in South America
Literary History
Traditions and Holidays
Economy
1963-1993 Major political problems: de factor rulers take over
José María Guido
Juan Perón
Arturo Umberto Illia
Jorge Rafael Videla
Politics
Daily Life
Major underground military and guerrilla groups
Independent from Spain
1816
currently a presidential democracy
Wake up at 8am
Head to work or school
Return home at about 1pm for lunch
Then a short nap
And some tea
The Adults will then head back to work, kids will go to some sort of activity
Dinner at 9pm
In bed around midnight

current president:
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
Gender Equity
progress in work field/politics
Unemployment
Urban Crime
Poor housing
Prejudice against the indigenous
Many pro gay marriage
Social Issues
Bibliography
Geography
South America's 2nd largest country in land and population
7th largest country in the world
total area: 3,745,247 sq km
Lies between the Andes Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean
shaped like an inverted triangle
Pampa region:
most extensive level grassland in South America
covers roughly one quarter of the nation
contains some of the richest topsoil in the world
extensively cultivated in wheat and corn

Upper middle-income economy
Argentina benefits from natural resources, as well as a high literacy population.
6.4% unemployment rate (U.s. 7.4%)
El día de Tradición
- November 10
anniversary of the birth of Jose Hernandez
wrote El Gauch Martin Fierro
week of parties, concerts parades
El Carnaval del Paris
- two weeks before lent
Public holiday
people dressed in costumes and dance
Feast served with fish bc lent
La Revolución de Mayo
- May 25
anniversary of Argentine Independece
Public holiday
festivities run from midday to late night
Food
Argentina is a very family oriented country that values religion in their daily life
Final Story
the name of the country itself comes from a poem; Martin del Barco Centenera epic poem, La Argentina (1602). (250 pages)
Revised Story Based on Research
Jorge Borges
Jorge Borges
Popular Works
Circular Ruins
Adam Cast Forth
Religious
Economically stable
Spirited
Family oriented
Patriotic
Relaxed
Happy
Traditions
Good food
Literature
Large families
Soccer
Dictators
Accolades
Edgar Allen Poe award
Balzan Prize
Cervantes Prize

University Of Virginia
JLB Collection
Argentina's food and cuisine was deeply affected by immigration
British - teatime
Italians - pizza and pasta
Beef - main meat
Churrasco
Milanesas
Empandas
Dessert
Dolce de Leche
Arroz con leche
Beer - main alcoholic beverage
1860S - brought over by the french
Anti- Communist
Anti-Fascist

CULTURE SHAPER
Juan Cruz Varela
-Independence from Spain
-Revolutionary-inspired works
Females typically supposed to be house wives
> increasing number in professional world
Gays and Lesbians
>accepted despite large Catholic population
Gender Roles
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