South America Essay Topics

The Cougar Physiology

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Chordata, Class: Mammalia, Order: Carnivor, Family: Felidae, Genus: Felis, Species: Concolor, or otherwise known as, Cougar. Cougars are also known as the Mountain Lion or puma and have the largest natural range distribution throughout the western hemisphere. This paper will cover characteristics of the cougar, the ancestry to the Cougar, and what… View Article

Yanomamo Tribe

The Yanomamo tribes are a large population of native people in South America. They often reside in the Amazon rainforest, between the border of Brazil and Venezuela. Since their place of residency is remote and isolated, they have remained secluded from many aspects in the outside world. Due to their isolation, there are several characteristics… View Article

The Caribbean People

Saladoid culture is a pre-columbian indigenous culture of Venezuela and the Caribbean that flourished from 500 BCE to 545 CE. [1] This culture is thought to have originated at the lower Orinoco River near the modern settlements of Saladero and Barrancas in Venezuela. Seafaring people from the lowland region of the Orinoco River of South… View Article

Pre-Columbian History of the Caribbean Indigenous People

Both indigenous groups, Tainos and Siboneys migrated to the Caribbean region. The first indigenous group to migrate to the Caribbean was the Siboneys. Although their origin has been debated, the common perception is that they came from either the southern top of modern day Florida or Mexico. It is estimated that around 500 B. C…. View Article

Philippines And United States

1. How did the Philippines become a major headache for America? Filipinos erupted into an open insurrection in 1899 under Emilio Aguinaldo. The war/ conflict was sordid and prolonged. Instead of quietly assimilating, they objected. 2. Why did the United States hold on to the Philippines? Millions of American dollars were invested in improving the… View Article

South America

Maps show the east coast of South America and the west coast of Africa providing the evidence that the continents may have being joined together, then broken apart and moved to their present locations. In the earth, a fault is a line of fracture in the rocks where the two sides move by each other…. View Article

Economics and United States

Introduction to Allstar Brand Allstar Brand is a United States based consumer products company that produces and sells ethical (prescription) pharmaceuticals, OTC (over-the-counter or nonprescription) drugs, and consumer products. It is an $8.9 billion firm that was formed in 1924 and competes with a variety of larger and smaller firms, depending on the product market…. View Article

Evolution of Marsupials

Student Notebook/Journal Page I learned that plate movements have affected how animals have evolved. I thought this was curious so I decided to do more research on the topic of evolution. I made some interesting discoveries. 1. Mammals maintain several modes of reproduction. The two dominant forms are placental and marsupial. Both forms evolved from… View Article

Spanish Conquest of South America

The Age of Exploration was an important time period in history without which the modern map would not be as we see it today. During this era, Europeans had a sudden urge to explore, discover, a feeling they had never had before. With the advancement in technology, the Europeans, as well as the Asians were… View Article

Effects Of Colonization

Colonization of the Americas by European nations was a significant historical event that began in the 15th century. Starting with Portugal’s forays into overseas exploration, the phenomenon soon spread to different European countries, with Spain and Portugal divvying up the South American continent. Discoveries in the new world led to economic growth in Europe. Meanwhile,… View Article

How to survive in a jungle

Almost 300 cases of disappearances in the jungles of South America were recorded in 2012, and more than half of the people are still not found today. Getting lost in a jungle is not a rare occasion! Due to tree canopies darkness falls quickly in a jungle, which might cause you to find yourself in… View Article

Visit to the Natural Museum of History

I enjoyed my visit to the American Natural Museum of History, I had been there once before but, I didn’t explore the south American cultures on the second floor as I did on my visit this past Saturday, it was amazing to see the displays of all the different cultures, specially because they are so… View Article

Movements in North America and South America

When one compares the independence movements in North America and South America one would see a lot of differences and similarities between the two. The major differences were probably due to different geographical aspects of the two continents. Along with this, there were also variations among the societies. Although there were a lot of differences… View Article

Foreign Policy and the Monroe Doctrine

President James Monroe outline what is now known as the Monroe Doctrine in a speech to congress in 1828. The President warned European nations not to interfere in the affairs of America’s neighbors the nations of the Western Hemisphere. Monroe was responding to European threats to aid Spain in regaining its former Latin American colonies…. View Article