Canada Arts

Canada Arts and Music

ARCHITECTURE According to top-mba-universities, Canadian architecture was initially inspired above all by the French tradition, sometimes modifying it for environmental reasons (stone houses with steeply sloping, bell-shaped roofs). The most important buildings were built in the various classical styles: first French, then ‘Georgian’ (fine examples of this in Halifax, Toronto, Montreal) and Victorian Gothic (Montreal […]

Mexico Agriculture

Mexico Agriculture, Livestock and Forests

Among industrial crops, besides tobacco, cotton and henequén (Agave sisalana) have become increasingly important. Cotton, which had been widespread in the times prior to the Spanish conquest, especially in the coastal plains, has now found its best habitat in the closed basins of the northern plateau, in the depressed lowland areas (bolsones) where, with the […]

Mexico religion

Mexico Antropology

The work of ET Hamy, on the anthropology of Mexico, operates in so many respects so remarkable, is vitiated in good part of its results by the acceptance of specious theories drawn from the traditions. Instead we will see that the recent results of linguistics can be harmonized well and can find their explanation in […]

Mexico 2014

Mexico Architecture

In the second half of the 19th century Mexican architecture appeared characterized by a polistilistic eclecticism: neo-Doric is the monument and sepulcher to B. Juarez in Guanajuato (1873) by Rivas Mercado, the maternal hospital of Puebla (1879) of Tamariz, and the Mexican pavilion at the New Orleans Exposition (1874) by JR Ibarra. The works of […]

Mexico Architecture

Mexico Architecture and Literature

Architecture. – The recent Mexican architectural event appeared among the most advanced in Latin America from both a design and a technological point of view. There are many interesting examples, and not only in the capital city ​​of Mexico, starting with some residential houses, witnesses of the best American residential tradition, many of which are dispersed […]

Mexico Arts

Mexico Arts

As opposed to the consolidated codifications of realism, the desire to open up to new experiences led Mexican artists in the 1960s to meet various trends in international art. It is an orientation that takes R. Tamayo as an example and which is very vast for its duration over time, for the numerous poetic and […]

Mexico Geopolitics

Mexico Geopolitics

The location between the Anglo-Saxon and Latin areas of the American hemisphere makes Mexico the nerve center of relations between the two Americas: sometimes in the role of a bridge and in other cases as a watershed. On the one hand, the political and economic ties (for example the common fight against drug trafficking or […]

United States of America History

United States of America History

The name United States of America was proposed by Thomas Paine [2] and was used officially for the first time in the Declaration of Independence, adopted on July 4, 1776. It is usually said in abbreviated form United States. Sometimes it is incorrectly called the United States of North America, resulting in a confusion in its name. In Spanish, the use […]

Saint Kitts and Nevis Culture

Saint Kitts and Nevis Culture and Demography

Saint Kitts and Nevis (in English Saint Kitts and Nevis). They are two islands united in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis (in English Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis or also Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis) that form a North Antillean country, specifically the Windward Islands. Christopher Columbus discovered these islands on his second trip to America, calling the largest Saint […]

Jersey State Overview

Jersey State Overview

Jersey. It is the most widespread of the English dairy breeds, originated on the small island of Jersey, in the English Channel, it is a breed exclusively oriented towards milk production and is considered the second dairy breed in the world. Isle of Man comprehensive information can be found on itypejob. Jersey cattle are native to the island […]

Mexico Politics

Mexico Geography, Politics and Economy

Geography Located in the south of the North American subcontinent, Mexico shares a border to the north with the United States and to the southeast with Central America, particularly with Guatemala and Belize. Its surface area is 1,964,375 km² [12] , with a continental surface area of 1,959,248 km² [12] and an insular area of 5,127 km² [12] . Spread over its territorial sea […]

Greenland Society

Greenland Society

It is situated between the Arctic Ocean and the northern Atlantic Ocean, northeast Canada and northwest Iceland. Greenland has no land border and 44,087 kilometers from the coast. A sparse population is confined to small settlements along the coast. Greenland comprehensive information can be found on simplyyellowpages. Social development Infrastructure Cities have roads, but they are not connected to each other through […]

Canada Government

Canada Government and Society

Canada is the second largest country in the world and occupies about half the territory of North America. It extends from the Atlantic Ocean to the east, to the Pacific Ocean to the west, and north to the Arctic Ocean, sharing a border with the United States to the south and northwest. The Canadian federation consists of ten provinces and 3 territories, and is governed as a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy with […]

United States Painting and Sculpture

United States Painting and Sculpture from the Colonial Period to the Second World War

Compared to architecture, painting and sculpture remained subordinate to European models for a longer time, reaching original results only very late. In the early colonial period (seventeenth century) painting was expressed almost exclusively in portraiture: typical portraits by anonymous artisans, probably sign painters, called limners. Only in the second colonial period was a group of […]

Travel to Ecuador

Travel to Ecuador

Ecuador has almost everything that the experience-thirsty traveler dreams of. Here you will find lush jungle, high mountain peaks, colorful Native American cultures and the completely unique Galapagos Islands. For millennia, animals and birds have swum or flown to these isolated volcanic islands far out in the Pacific Ocean. Here, over time, they have adapted […]

Grenada Overview

Grenada Overview

State of Central America (344.5 km²). Capital: Saint George’s. Population: 105,303 (2012 estimate). Language: English (official), Creole-English, Creole-French. Religion: Catholics 41%, Protestants 30%, Rastafarans 5%, others 24%. Currency unit: East Caribbean dollar (100 cents). Human Development Index: 0.774 (79th place). Borders: Atlantic Ocean (E), Sea of ​​Antilles (W). Member of: Caricom, Commonwealth, OAS, UN and […]

United States Entry Requirements

United States Entry Requirements

Changed travel regulations during and after the corona pandemic According to allcitycodes, the US government has renewed the current entry ban for people who have been in Germany or another country in the Schengen area within a period of 14 days prior to entry with a Presidential Proclamation until further notice. There are also entry restrictions for […]

Vermont History

Vermont History

Vermont is a state in the United States, located in the New England area of ​​the Northeastern United States. The capital is Montpelier. According to ebizdir, the state borders the states of New York, New Hampshire and Massachusetts and has a land border in the north to Canada. Vermont has fostered well-known successful companies such […]

Pennsylvania History

Pennsylvania (formerly also Pennsylvania) is a US state. The state capital is Harrisburg, while Philadelphia is the largest city. According to ebizdir, it borders New York in the north and northeast, New Jersey in the east on the other side of the Delaware River, Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia in the south, Ohio in the […]

New Mexico History

New Mexico History

According to ebizdir, New Mexico is a U.S. state bordering Texas to the east and south, Mexico to the southwest, Arizona to the west, Utah to the northwest, Oklahoma to the northeast, and Colorado to the north. The state capital is Santa Fe, while Albuquerque is the largest city. In 2006, New Mexico had approx. […]

Missouri History

Missouri History

Missouri is a state in the United States. The state capital is Jefferson City, while Kansas City is the largest city. In 2006, the state had 5.8 million residents. Missouri is the state that (along with Tennessee) borders most other states in the United States. Missouri borders north to Iowa, on the other side of […]

Maine History

Maine History

Maine is a US state. The state capital is Augusta, while Portland is the largest city. The state has 1.3 million residents (2006). Maine borders the Atlantic Ocean to the south and east, to the north and northeast to the Canadian province of New Brunswick, and to Quebec to the northwest. Maine is the northernmost […]

Illinois History

Illinois History

Illinois is a US state. The state capital is called Springfield, but Chicago is the largest city. The population in 2006 was 12.8 million. Illinois’ northeastern border is Lake Michigan. To the east, Illinois borders Indiana, to the north Wisconsin, to the west to Missouri and Iowa along the Mississippi River, and to the south, Kentucky […]

Florida History

Florida History

Florida is a state in the United States. It is also called the Sunshine State and is a favorite retirement destination for American retirees . Florida’s sandy beaches stretch for nearly 1,200 km. The reason the state is called ¨ The Sunshine State  ¨ is because here it is almost always hot. The average temperature […]

California History

California History

California is the most populous state in the United States and has the third largest area after Alaska and Texas. California is also called The Golden State ( the Golden State ) by the California “gold rush” and state flower guldvalmuen. Redwood National Park is the name of a number of large park areas in […]

Alabama History

Alabama History

According to anylistintheus, Alabama is a state in the United States. The largest city is Birmingham with 242,820 residents in the year 2000. The capital is Montgomery. The state borders Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and the Mississippi to the west. The Native […]

Jamaica History Timeline

Jamaica History Timeline

According to dentistrymyth, Jamaica (pronounced in Danish / sjaˈmajka /) is an island state and the third largest island in the Caribbean Sea a little south of Cuba. Jamaica is mountainous and the highest point is Blue Mountain Peak. The majority of the residents of Jamaica are originally from Africa, but there are also smaller […]

Honduras Arts and Culture

Honduras Arts and Culture

CULTURE: GENERAL INFORMATION The dominant imprint in Honduran cultural life is certainly the Spanish one. The influence of the European rulers overlapped the local customs, giving rise to architectural, artistic, religious expressions of strong peculiarity: an example are many buildings of the colonial period, rich in elements ranging from the Baroque to the Moorish. Literature, […]

Honduras History Timeline

Honduras History Timeline

Honduras is a country in Central America bordering Guatemala to the north, El Salvador to the southwest, Nicaragua to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Honduran Gulf and the Caribbean Sea to the east. According to Areacodesexplorer, Honduras is the second largest country, after Nicaragua, and the second poorest country in […]