Your opinion: Features of development of the countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America in the first half of the 20th century
he countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America — the way of development in the 20th century
Most of the countries of Asia and Africa in the early 20th century continued to exist in the status of colonies of industrial States. Metropolis, in spite of the capitalist era, continued to exploit colonial lands classic feudal methods: the forced removal of precious metals, the establishment of a system of slave trade, high real and monetary taxation.
It was at this period began active opposition to liberation movements in colonial countries. The main object was the expulsion of monopolists and changes in existing barbarous predatory orders. Participants in anti-colonial movements were the most vulnerable farmers, workers and clerics.
Local elite collaborated with the authorities of the monopolies and not to feel too much infringement of rights and freedoms. Members of the anti-colonial movements were in no hurry to join the liberation war, because he knew that in the face of the enemy have a powerful state with a strong army and technical Continue reading
A competition to identify the most ambitious of the seven natural wonders of the planet started already in December 2007. Announcement of winners took place on 11 November 2011. The definition of the new wonders of nature have occurred through the world of voting, in which took part more than 100 million people from different countries. Despite the conventions, which involved a competition, the new 7 wonders of nature defined.
Amazon and the Amazon jungle
The world’s largest river in affluent, length and size of the pool. Flows through the territory of 9 countries. At the confluence of the Atlantic ocean, the Amazon river forms the largest Delta in the world, where there is also the world’s largest river island can be reached. The river basin area is equal to the area of Australia. The Amazon rainforest is the largest in the world and occupies half of the total area of all tropical forest Land. Extremely high biological diversity of these forests, for example, on one square kilometer 150 000 species of plants.
Details about this wonder of the world in our article — the Amazon River
Halong Bay, Vietnam
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New year – the international celebration, which is in a particular key definitely is celebrated with various traditions all over the world. Every country, nationality and region has its own peculiarities of celebrating the New year that seem interesting to others, and sometimes even very strange.
Features of the Christmas traditions of Europe
Each European country has its own interesting customs of celebrating this holiday. For example, in Germany it is believed that the long-awaited Santa Claus comes to visit German children on a donkey. That is why before you go to bed on Christmas night, the local children put on the table a plate for gifts, and in your shoes puts hay to feed the donkey and to thank him for what he brought Santa. Here are some interesting new year traditions in Germany.
Italy – the country is also unusual in terms of their traditions. Here, Santa Claus is called Babb Natal, just waiting for him to visit the children. In addition, in this country there is an opinion that in New year you need to join, freed from the burden of old things. Therefore, it is a festive night from the Windows of Italian houses onto the pavements fly all the unnecessary things. The Italians believe that their place must come new.
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