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America maps

The following are several maps of countries of the American continent. Click on the desired map to view it in larger size. Argentina Barbados Bolivia Brazil Canada Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cuba More maps coming soon.
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Brazilian Flag History

The National Flag of Brazil, instituted on November 19, 1889, by Decree No. 4, after the Proclamation of the Republic. The states of the Federation are represented by stars. It was designed by Raimundo Teixeira Mendes and Miguel Lemos, with drawing by Décio Vilares. Inspired by the ancient Empire Flag designed by the French painter Jean Baptiste Debret, the sky-blue sphere and the motto "Order and Progress" is in place of the Imperial Crown.
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Ephemerides

Ephemerides (in Latin, "daily memorial") is a chronological succession of dates and their respective events. Check below the historical ephemerides we have registered. Periodically we will publish new facts. Soon more months. January 1 "World Day of Peace and Universal Brotherhood".
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Hermes da Fonseca

Gaucho military (1855-1923). He is the sixth president of the Republic and governs between 1910 and 1914. Hermes Rodrigues da Fonseca (9/5 / 1855-9 / 9/1923) is born in the city of São Gabriel, in the same family as the first president of the country, Marshal Deodoro da Fonseca , whose nephew is. He studies at the Military School, where he is a student of Benjamin Constant.
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It was Vargas

Era Vargas is the name given to the period in which Getúlio Vargas ruled Brazil for 15 years, continuously (from 1930 to 1945). This period was a milestone in Brazilian history, due to the numerous changes that Getúlio Vargas made in the country, both social and economic. The Vargas Era began with the Revolution of 1930, where it expelled the coffee oligarchy from power, dividing itself in three moments: Provisional Government -1930-1934 Constitutional Government - 1934-1937 Estado Novo - 1937-1945 Revolution of 1930 Until the year In 1930 the Old Republic prevailed in Brazil, known today as the first Brazilian republican period.
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History Dictionary

Institutional Act Decrees issued during the period of the military regime in Brazil, which began with the 1964 coup and lasted until 1985. This is one of the main instruments used by presiding generals to govern the country, bypassing the institutions. democratic. They thus resulted in powers that exceeded those established by the Constitution.
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