A chronology of key events in the history of brazil, from the 1500s to the present a chronology of key events in the history of brazil, from the 1500s to the present homepage. Colonial days brazil was officially discovered in 1500, when a fleet commanded by portuguese diplomat pedro álvares cabral, on its way to india, landed in porto seguro, between salvador and rio de janeiro. At various times in brazilian history the catholic church has either strongly endorsed the state or vigorously challenged the status quo, as in the case of liberation theology, a late-twentieth century movement that provided religious justification for questioning the yawning gap between haves and have-nots in brazil. Brazil's carnival is a major annual event, composed of elaborate costumes, parades floats, music and dancing carnival's roots date way back to ancient rome and greece, when annual festivals. Brazil has the sixth largest population in the world--about 148 million people--which has doubled in the past 30 years because of its size, there are only 15 people per sq km, concentrated mainly along the coast and in the major cities, where two-thirds of the people now live: over 19 million in greater sao paulo and 10 million in greater rio.
Brazil earned its reputation as the miracle economy in the late 1960s - a time when the country was recording double-digit growth rates and military rule had produced relative political. Brazil's grand seca (great drought) from 1877-1879, the most severe ever recorded in the country's history, caused approximately 500,000 deaths  the ilha do bananal (island of the banana groves) is the world's largest freshwater island at 200 miles long and 35 miles wide at its broadest point. Here is a history of postwar television in brazil by rodrigo ricardo: i am a vintage tv set collector from brazil, and i am sending to you some information about the early days of tv in brazil, which was the first country to have tv in the southern hemisphere, and, i believe was also the first country in the southern hemisphere to manufacture.
Brazil's oldest and most important historical and scientific museum has been consumed by fire, and much of its archive of 20 million items is believed to have been destroyed the fire at rio de. Brazil has a rich history in the brick and clay industry, and today we're home to great dane trailers and several small homegrown manufacturers our large and attractive forest park golf course was designed by pete dye , a legend in the field of golf course design and construction. The first human beings entered brazil after 10,000 bc they were hunter-gatherers among other animals they hunted manatees they also fished in the rivers and near the coasts they collected shellfish the first brazilians also collected plants after 1,000 bc some people in brazil were changing to. Brazil's worst drought in history prompts protests and blackouts lights go out, internet is cut for days, and agriculture is suffering as crisis spreads from são paulo to rio de janeiro and beyond.
A massive fire engulfed brazil's national museum, destroying priceless artifacts dating back 11,000 years. Prewar results in the history of world cup football, brasil has been participating in all the editions, the only team that did so holding five titles, it is also the most successful country in soccer. A guide to the united states' history of recognition, diplomatic, and consular relations, by country, since 1776: brazil summary the united states and brazil have enjoyed long and friendly relations, dating from its years as a portuguese colony. Rio de janeiro — a fire engulfed the national museum of brazil on sunday night, ravaging the stately, 200-year-old museum in rio de janeiro and threatening the years of history encapsulated inside. History of brazil clay county was organized from sections of owen and vigo counties in 1825 , nine years after indiana joined the union, and was named after kentucky statesman, henry clay william stewart,a native of massachusetts, settled in clay county in 1838 and built the first house in the town of brazil and filled several township offices.
A brief history of brazil's growth eliana cardoso and vladimir teles organization for economic co‐operation and development (oecd. Slavery was a major trend in brazil, although this was rarely recorded in the official annals of history these slaves were brought to south america from africa therefore, many of the modern-day people of brazil have african genes too. Two old adversaries meet once again on june 7 in sao paulo, as brazil hosts mexico in the first chevrolet brazil global tour match to be played on home soil since last year's world cup.
Brazil is the largest country in south america in area and population it was one of the world's fastest-growing economic powerhouses from 2000 to 2010, but the boom appeared to sputter in 2011. Brazil's economic history is characterized by economic volatility south america's largest country experienced many huge booms that were followed by periods of economic stagnation and decline in the 16th century, brazil became the world's main sugar producer, but in the late 17th century the sugar industry suffered heavily from the rise. I was happy to find a book on the history of brazil before my recent trip there this book, however, is poorly written, poorly cited, and appears to be researched only from english and translated to english sources (only five of the sixty ibliographic sources cited in appendix 3 are not in english.