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Prince Maximilian Of Wied-Neuwied
Prince Alexander Philipp Maximilian zu Wied- Neuwied
Neuwied
(23 September 1782 – 3 February 1867) was a German explorer, ethnologist and naturalist. He led a pioneering expedition to southeast Brazil
Brazil
between 1815–1817, from which the album Reise nach Brasilien, which first revealed to Europe real images of Brazilian Indians, was the ultimate result. It was translated into several languages and recognized as one of the greatest contributions to the knowledge of Brazil
Brazil
at the beginning of the nineteenth century
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Plains Cree
Plains Cree
Cree
(native name: ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ nēhiyawēwin) is a dialect of the Algonquian language, Cree, which is the most populous Canadian indigenous language. Plains Cree
Cree
is sometimes considered a dialect of the Cree-Montagnais language, or sometimes a dialect of the Cree
Cree
language, distinct from the Montagnais language. Plains Cree
Cree
is one of five main dialects of Cree
Cree
in this second sense, along with Woods Cree, Swampy Cree, Moose Cree, and Atikamekw. Although no single dialect of Cree
Cree
is favored over another, Plains Cree
Cree
is the most widely used
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Brazil
Coordinates: 10°S 52°W / 10°S 52°W / -10; -52Federative Republic
Republic
of Brazil República Federativa do Brasil  (Portuguese)FlagCoat of armsMotto: Ordem e Progresso  (Portuguese) (English: "Order and Progress")Anthem: "Hino Nacional Brasileiro" (English: "Brazilian National Anthem")Flag anthem: Hino à Bandeira Nacional[1] (English: "National Flag Anthem")National sealSelo Nacional do Brasil National Seal of BrazilLocation of  Brazil  (dark green) in South America&#
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Watercolour
Watercolor (American English) or watercolour (British English; see spelling differences), also aquarelle (French, diminutive of Latin aqua "water"), is a painting method in which the paints are made of pigments suspended in a water-based solution. Watercolor refers to both the medium and the resulting artwork. Aquarelles painted with water-soluble colored ink instead of modern water colors are called "aquarellum atramento" ( Latin
Latin
for "aquarelle made with ink") by experts. However, this term has been more and more passing out of use.[1][2] The traditional and most common support—material to which the paint is applied—for watercolor paintings is paper. Other supports include papyrus, bark papers, plastics, vellum, leather, fabric, wood and canvas
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Sibynomorphus
Sibynomorphus is a genus of snakes of the family Dipsadidae.[1]Contents1 Geographic range 2 Species 3 References 4 Further readingGeographic range[edit] The species in the genus Sibynomorphus are found in South America.[1] Species[edit] The following 11 species are recognized as being valid.[1]Sibynomorphus lavillai Scrocchi, Porto & Rey, 1993 Sibynomorphus mikanii (Schlegel, 1837) Sibynomorphus neuwiedi (Ihering, 1911) Sibynomorphus oligozonatus Orcés & Almendáriz, 1989 Sibynomorphus oneilli Rossman & Thomas, 1979 Sibynomorphus petersi Orcés & Almendáriz, 1989 Sibynomorphus turgidus (Cope, 1868) Sibynomorphus vagrans (Dunn, 1923) Sibynomorphus vagus (Jan, 1863) Sibynomorphus ventrimaculatus (Boulenger, 1885) Sibynomorphus williamsi Carillo de Espinoza, 1974Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Sibynomorphus. References[edit]^ a b c Genus Siby
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Holy Roman Empire
The Holy Roman Empire
Roman Empire
(Latin: Sacrum Romanum Imperium; German: Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Early Middle Ages
Middle Ages
and continued until its dissolution in 1806.[6] The largest territory of the empire after 962 was the Kingdom of Germany, though it also came to include the Kingdom of Bohemia, the Kingdom of Burgundy, the Kingdom of Italy, and numerous other territories.[7][8][9] On 25 December 800, Pope Leo III crowned the Frankish king Charlemagne as Emperor, reviving the title in Western Europe, more than three centuries after the fall of the Western Roman Empire
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Age Of Enlightenment
The Enlightenment
The Enlightenment
(also known as the Age of Enlightenment
Age of Enlightenment
or the Age of Reason;[1] in French: le Siècle des Lumières, lit. '"the Century of Lights"'; and in German: Aufklärung, "Enlightenment")[2] was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 18th century, "The Century of Philosophy".[3] The Enlightenment
The Enlightenment
included a range of ideas centered on reason as the primary source of authority and legitimacy and came to advance ideals like liberty, progress, tolerance, fraternity, constitutional government and separation of church and state.[4][5] In France, the central doctrines of the Enlightenment philosophers were individual liberty and religious tolerance, in opposition to an absolute monarchy and the fixed dogmas of the Roman Catholic Church
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Prussia
Prussia
Prussia
(/ˈprʌʃə/; German:  Preußen (help·info) [ˈpʁɔʏ̯sən]) was a historically prominent German state that originated in 1525 with a duchy centred on the region of Prussia. It was de facto dissolved by an emergency decree transferring powers of the Prussian government to German Chancellor
German Chancellor
Franz von Papen
Franz von Papen
in 1932 and de jure by an Allied decree in 1947. For centuries, the House of Hohenzollern ruled Prussia, successfully expanding its size by way of an unusually well-organised and effective army. Prussia, with its capital in Königsberg
Königsberg
and from 1701 in Berlin, decisively shaped the history of Germany. In 1871, German states united to create the German Empire
German Empire
under Prussian leadership
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Napoleonic Wars
The Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars
(1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon
Napoleon
I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom. The wars stemmed from the unresolved disputes associated with the French Revolution
French Revolution
and its resultant conflict. The wars are often categorised into five conflicts, each termed after the coalition that fought Napoleon; the Third Coalition
Third Coalition
(1805), the Fourth (1806–07), Fifth (1809), Sixth (1813), and the Seventh and final (1815). Napoleon, upon ascending to First Consul of France
France
in 1799, had inherited a chaotic republic; he subsequently created a state with stable finances, a strong bureaucracy, and a well-trained army
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Botocudo
The Aimoré (Aymore, Aimboré) are one of several South American peoples of eastern Brazil
Brazil
called Botocudo in Portuguese (from botoque, a plug), in allusion to the wooden disks or tembetás worn in their lips and ears. Some called themselves Nac-nanuk or Nac-poruk, meaning "sons of the soil".[2] The last Aimoré group to retain their language are the Krenak. The other peoples called Botocudo were the Xokleng and Xeta.[3] The Brazilian chief who was presented to King Henry VIII in 1532 wore small bones hung from his cheeks and from the lower lip a semi-precious stone the size of a pea. These were the marks of great bravery
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Botanical Name
A botanical name is a formal scientific name conforming to the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants
International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants
(ICN) and, if it concerns a plant cultigen, the additional cultivar or Group epithets must conform to the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants (ICNCP). The code of nomenclature covers "all organisms traditionally treated as algae, fungi, or plants, whether fossil or non-fossil, including blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria), chytrids, oomycetes, slime moulds and photosynthetic protists with their taxonomically related non-photosynthetic groups (but excluding Microsporidia)."[1] The purpose of a formal name is to have a single name that is accepted and used worldwide for a particular plant or plant group
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Minas Gerais
Minas Gerais
Minas Gerais
(Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈminɐz ʒeˈɾajs])[3] is a state in the north of Southeastern Brazil. It ranks as the second most populous, the third by gross domestic product (GDP), and the fourth largest by area in the country
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Great Plains
The Great Plains
Great Plains
(sometimes simply "the Plains") is the broad expanse of flat land (a plain), much of it covered in prairie, steppe, and grassland, that lies west of the Mississippi River
Mississippi River
tallgrass prairie in the United States
United States
and east of the Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains
in the U.S. and Canada. It embraces:the entirety of the U.S. states of Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota parts of the states of Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming the southern portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, and SaskatchewanThe region is known for supporting extensive cattle ranching and dry farming. The Canadian portion of the Plains is known as the Prairies. It covers much of Alberta
Alberta
and southern Saskatchewan, and a narrow band of southern Manitoba
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North America
North America
North America
is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.[3][4] It is bordered to the north by the Arctic
Arctic
Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by South America
South America
and the Caribbean
Caribbean
Sea. North America
North America
covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers (9,540,000 square miles), about 16.5% of the earth's land area and about 4.8% of its total surface
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Missouri River
The Missouri
Missouri
River is the longest river in North America.[13] Rising in the Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains
of western Montana, the Missouri
Missouri
flows east and south for 2,341 miles (3,767 km)[9] before entering the Mississippi River
Mississippi River
north of St. Louis, Missouri. The river takes drainage from a sparsely populated, semi-arid watershed of more than half a million square miles (1,300,000 km2), which includes parts of ten U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. When combined with the lower Mississippi River, it forms the world's fourth longest river system.[13] For over 12,000 years, people have depended on the Missouri
Missouri
River and its tributaries as a source of sustenance and transportation
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Mandan
The Mandan
Mandan
are a Native American tribe of the Great Plains who have lived primarily for centuries in what is now North Dakota. They are enrolled in the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation. About half of the Mandan
Mandan
still reside in the area of the reservation; the rest reside around the United States
United States
and in Canada. The Mandan
Mandan
historically lived along the banks of the Missouri River and two of its tributaries—the Heart and Knife Rivers—in present-day North and South Dakota. Speakers of Mandan, a Siouan language, developed a settled, agrarian culture. They established permanent villages featuring large, round, earth lodges, some 40 feet (12 m) in diameter, surrounding a central plaza
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