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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent

Eduardo Galeano
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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.

Objects

Venezuela - This country was colonized by Spain in the early 1500s. It was found to have the largest reserve of petroleum in Latin America.

Nicaragua - This Central American country was invaded in mid-nineteenth century by American William Walker who ultimately declared himself President.

Peru - This country's coast was one of the main centers of sugar production in Latin America.

Colombia - This country boasts the world's largest coffee resource. Its coffee industry is dependent hugely upon exports to the U.S.

Mexico - This country's regions now known...

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