Yesterday's Streets and Today's Streets The spaces that humans build also tell stories. Who was born and lived all the life in the same street can notice the changes that happened in this time interval. You can also see if some buildings, lighting, or street pavement have been modified. The same can happen on streets, squares or avenues where you pass often.
Brazilian colonial architecture presents examples of richness and originality, thanks to the initial impetus given by the Jesuits, who were responsible for the construction of numerous churches and produced works of art that constitute much of the country's architectural and artistic wealth. Some cities and places of historical or environmental interest have been declared by UNESCO as a cultural heritage of humanity: the historic center of Salvador, including the Terreiro de Jesus (Pelourinho), in Bahia; Olinda, in Pernambuco; Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais; Brasilia, the federal capital; the ruins of São Miguel das Missões, in Rio Grande do Sul; the Bom Jesus de Matosinhos Sanctuary, in Congonhas, Minas Gerais; and the national parks of Serra da Capivara, Piauí, and Iguaçu, Paraná.
The diversity of physical characteristics, which affect the occupation and economy of the Northeast, subdivides it into four subregions: Mid-North Sertão Agreste Zona da Mata Follow the map on the map and then information about each one of them. Map of northeastern subregions: 1 Mid-North, 2 Sertão, 3 Agreste, 4 Zona da Mata Zona da Mata Coastal range up to 200 km wide, from Rio Grande do Norte to southern Bahia, with humid tropical climate, rainfall concentrated in autumn and winter, except in southern Bahia, where they are distributed throughout the year.
The Beckman Uprising, also known as the Beckman Brothers Uprising or Bequimão Uprising, took place in Maranhão State in 1684. It is traditionally regarded as a nativist movement by historiography in Brazilian History. Background The State of Maranhão was created at the time of the Philippine Dynasty in 1621, comprising the current territories of Maranhão, Ceará, Piaui, Pará and Amazonas.
Libyan general and politician (9 / 1942-). Born in Sirte, follows military career and at 23 becomes official by the Libyan Military Academy. In 1969 leads a military coup overthrowing the pro-Western Libyan monarchy, commanded by King Idris I. Until 1977 he chairs the Libyan Revolutionary Command Council.
Fluminense writer, essayist and journalist (1866-1909). Author of Os Sertões, classic of national literature. Euclides Rodrigues Pimenta da Cunha (20/1 / 1866-15 / 8/1909) is born in Cantagalo. Motherless orphan at age 3, is raised by relatives. Lives in several cities until settling in Rio de Janeiro. Still young adopts abolitionist and republican ideas.