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Religious Geography of the United States

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A set of 2000 census maps that focus on religion in the United States.  Even in secular societies, religion can play an important role within society, both culturally and politically.  Include are links to many more religious maps.  


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This map shows the consentration of religion in the US and how ut mainly is in the south.

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Rebecca!Morgan Geography's curator insight, November 21, 2013 1:30 PM
Geography- these maps show the diverse religions and the distribution of them.
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African Dance Types

African Dance Types | North and South America | Scoop.it

http://theturbulencetraining.com/african-dance-types.html It is a means of imbibing social values and patterns, it is in every sense the mirror reflection of the life in the community. This is African dance in particular and it is nothing short of being a celebration of life itself. Here, music and rhythm is not just skin deep but it flows through...


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Social-dance is important in African culture

 

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Andrew and Tom's curator insight, April 10, 2014 11:29 AM

Social-dance is an important part of African culture.

 

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Social-dance is important to African culture

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Fire and ice in the Andes

Fire and ice in the Andes | North and South America | Scoop.it
How did heavy snow over a Peruvian volcano cause it to erupt?

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Area, The Andes are a unique and beatiful place

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Intellectual/Arts - (South America) South American Art

Intellectual/Arts - (South America) South American Art | North and South America | Scoop.it
Get the information on Art And Culture. Here you can get all the information in detail. Mapsofworld is providing the complete information of South America.

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Intellectual, all the info on S. American culture 

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Kendrick Jared's curator insight, March 10, 2014 12:24 AM

Intellectual/Arts - This article explains where South American art origins and what is it like today. After reading this article, readers should know where South American art originated and how.

 

EQ: How did South American art slowly advance as time continued?

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ARTS . south America is big in culture and arts

Ali and bradyn's curator insight, March 12, 2014 9:37 PM

this is a intellectual(art) article. this article shows how art is shaped largely by Spanish, Portuguese and French baroque painting. also south american art  can be traced back to the natives of South America-the Incas who were the first to introduce native South American art .by ali

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Brazilian economy perks up in second quarter - MiamiHerald.com

Brazilian economy perks up in second quarter - MiamiHerald.com | North and South America | Scoop.it
Brazilian economy perks up in second quarter MiamiHerald.com The Brazilian economy expanded by a surprising 1.5 percent in the second quarter, or an annualized rate of 6 percent, prompting Finance Minister Guido Mantega to affirm Friday that Brazil...
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Economy-Brazils economy was in a bad place but recently has had promsing growth. In the second quarter Brazil had a 1.5% increase in their overall economy on pace for a 6% annual increase. This is promising for Brazil and its trade partners.

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Child prodigy makes his way to Harvard to study Quantum Physics - Jagran Post

Child prodigy makes his way to Harvard to study Quantum Physics - Jagran Post | North and South America | Scoop.it
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Mexico: Louis Roberto Ramurez, 10, has proved his intellectual brilliance to the world by securing a seat in the prestigious Harvard University.

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this boy from mexico is extremely smart and has a bright future ahead of him by studying at harvard.

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Shayna and Kayla's curator insight, November 29, 2013 4:21 PM

This article represents the intellectual category because it explains how a genius 10 year old boy is making his way to harvard university at such a young age due to his extremely high IQ

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Religious Geography of the United States

Religious Geography of the United States | North and South America | Scoop.it

A set of 2000 census maps that focus on religion in the United States.  Even in secular societies, religion can play an important role within society, both culturally and politically.  Include are links to many more religious maps.  


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This map shows the consentration of religion in the US and how ut mainly is in the south.

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Rebecca!Morgan Geography's curator insight, November 21, 2013 1:30 PM
Geography- these maps show the diverse religions and the distribution of them.
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Conservative government slams terror arrest ‘conspiracy theories’ | Canadian Politics | Canada | News | National Post

Conservative government slams terror arrest ‘conspiracy theories’ | Canadian Politics | Canada | News | National Post | North and South America | Scoop.it
The Conservative government says it had nothing to do with the timing of the arrests of two terror suspects, after a lawyer for one of the accused men raised questions about the politics involved.

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The Canadian government is getting more and more strict on controlling terroism.

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Andrew and Tom's curator insight, November 25, 2013 3:03 PM

The government in Canada is very strict in terrorism and will do anything to stop it.

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African Dance Types

African Dance Types | North and South America | Scoop.it

http://theturbulencetraining.com/african-dance-types.html It is a means of imbibing social values and patterns, it is in every sense the mirror reflection of the life in the community. This is African dance in particular and it is nothing short of being a celebration of life itself. Here, music and rhythm is not just skin deep but it flows through...


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Social-dance is an important part of African culture.

 

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Andrew and Tom's curator insight, April 10, 2014 11:31 AM

Social-dance is important in African culture

 

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Social-dance is important to African culture

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IPS – Pope Opens Unprecedented Dialogue with Afro-Brazilian Religions | Inter Press Service

IPS – Pope Opens Unprecedented Dialogue with Afro-Brazilian Religions | Inter Press Service | North and South America | Scoop.it
Pope Opens Unprecedented Dialogue with Afro-Brazilian Religions - At odds since colonial times, Catholicism and Afro-Brazilian religions have embarked on a process of mutual acceptance.

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Religion-The Catholic Church has always had a better relationship with this religion but it is trying to be more accepting. The Pope personally visited South America to get a feel of this religion. This shiws that the Catholic Church is try to mend bridges.

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Chile: The nation that's still waging war on Native Americans - The Independent

Chile: The nation that's still waging war on Native Americans - The Independent | North and South America | Scoop.it
The Independent Chile: The nation that's still waging war on Native Americans The Independent Yet despite the bucolic scene, Mr Huenchullan is a protagonist in the South American nation's longest-running and most acrimonious social conflict,...

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Social, Chile is not getting along with it's natives 

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KaitlynandSydney's curator insight, March 11, 2014 1:39 PM

This article is part of the social catagory because it discusses the class of the Natice Americans and how they must preserve the land, keeping their territory from Chile.  Chile over seas the historical and ancestry part of the land and that is why the Natives must Keep the land.

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South American Politics

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South American Politics in today's world enjoys a certain democratic political rule but it is gained by the continued struggle against the decades of dictatorship and the country has passed through a lot of political crisis.

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Politics- In South America they lived under a dictatorship for many years. Allow they have broken free of this hold they still feel some of its lasting impacts.

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Lauren and tatyana's curator insight, March 7, 2014 3:10 PM

South American Politics in today's world enjoys a certain democratic political rule but it is gained by the the continuance struggle against the decades of dictatorship and the country has passed through a lot of political crisis. What do you think South America had to go through to get to that point?

Ali and bradyn's curator insight, March 11, 2014 11:44 AM

This is a political article.south america has suffered with many years of dictatorship .also  Has went through many years of political crisis's. by ali

Gabby and Kamri's curator insight, March 12, 2014 1:34 PM
 

Politics: South America background of dictatorship brings continued difficulties with their new democratic rule

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Black Friday: Top US Retailers Battle for Social Media Attention

Black Friday: Top US Retailers Battle for Social Media Attention | North and South America | Scoop.it
Walmart began its fight for Black Friday supremacy last week, when the world's largest retailer decided to match some of Target and Best Buy’s top Black Friday bargains.

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The competition for advertising for black friday is extreme and they have now done advertising on social media.

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Canada's math, science lag bad for economy, report says | CBC.ca

Canada's math, science lag bad for economy, report says | CBC.ca | North and South America | Scoop.it

Canadians scored “significantly below the average” on a numeracy test compared with 24 countries, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development reported Tuesday, the same day another report concluded that Canada’s high math and science dropout rates are costly for the Canadian economy.

 

The OECD released its first survey of adult skills Tuesday, measuring the literacy, numeracy, and problem-solving skills of those aged 16 to 65 in 24 countries, including 27,000 people in Canada.

 

While Canadians scored far above average at problem solving in technology-rich environments and their average literacy score was around the average of OECD countries, their mean numeracy score was “significantly below the average,” the OECD said, putting Canada 13th out of 21 countries.

 

The Council of Ministers of Education, Canada, described the average score as “slightly below the OECD average,” but acknowledged the results suggested “this is one area that could be targeted by policymakers for improvement.

 

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Canada is searching for many other options and things to invest in in their economy and their sciences are failing them.

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