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  Pedro I of Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pedro I, Emperor of Brazil; Pedro IV of Portugal
Pedro I was born in the Queluz Palace, near Lisbon.
Pedro, who had remained in the country as regent, sided with the nationalist element and even supported the Portuguese Constitutionalist movement that led to the revolt in Oporto, 1820.
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Pedro II (1825 - 1891), second and last emperor of Brazil was a reformist best remembered for overseeing the abolition of slavery in Brazil, in 1887, and for bringing millions of Italian, German and Polish immigrants to the south of Brazil.
Pedro II, was far more successful as a scholar and scientist than he was as a ruler; his reign was marred by a number of internal revolts and conflicts with neighboring countries.
Pedro, by all accounts a decent, kindly gentleman, was poorly treated by the new government and spent the last two years of his life in exile.
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During the Napoleonic Wars, the Portuguese royal family fled to Brazil, Rio de Janeiro became the de facto capital of the Portuguese Empire, and Brazil was elevated to the status of a kingdom coequal with Portugal.
Pedro succeeded his father as King of Portugal on March 10, 1826, but abdicated in Portugal in favor of his daughter Maria II on May 28, having first promulgated the liberal constitution of Apr 26 and organised Maria's betrothal to his brother Dom Miguel.
Pedro abdicated his throne in Brazil in favor of his son Pedro II on April 7, 1831, returning to Portugal where in 1834 he overthrew his brother King Miguel (the War of the Two Brothers) and restored Maria II to her throne.
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 Empire of Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Brazil's fate was in the hands of a few people concentrated in the capital who spread false stories and undermined discipline in the army and police.
In Brazil the war contributed to the growth of manufacturing, to the professionalization of the armed forces and their concentration in Rio Grande do Sul, to the building of roads and the settling of European immigrants in the southern provinces, and to the increased power of the central government.
Pedro II favored abolition, and during the Paraguayan War slaves serving in the military were emancipated.
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 Pedro I of Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pedro I of Brazil (English: Peter), known as "Dom Pedro" (October 12, 1798 - September 24, 1834), proclaimed Brazil independent from Portugal and became Brazil's first Emperor.
Pedro I was born in the, near Lisbon.
Dom Pedro I assumed the title of Emperor instead of King, both to underline the diversity of the Brazilian provinces and to emulate Napoleon, who linked the idea of Empire – as opposed to that of Kingdom – to the French Revolution and modernity.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Pedro I
Pedro I (1798-1834), emperor of Brazil (1822-1831), the second son of King John VI of Portugal, born in Lisbon.
In 1826 Pedro I of Brazil succeeded to the throne of Portugal as Pedro IV.
Pedro II proved to be one of the most able monarchs of his time.
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 Encyclopedia: Pedro I of Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pedro V of Portugal (September 16, 1837 - November 11, 1861) was King of Portugal from 1853 to 1861.
Maria Leopoldina Josepha Caroline of Habsburg, archduchess of Austria, Empress consort of Brazil, was born in 1797 in Vienna, Austria.
In 1822 (7 September), Infante dom Pedro of Portugal, heir apparent to the Portuguese throne and kings representative in Brazil, was proclaimed Emperor of Brazil.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Pedro-I-of-Brazil   (3282 words)

 Liberal Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Neither the Portuguese nor the Brazilians wanted a unified monarchy; consequently, Pedro abdicated the Portuguese crown in favor of his daughter, Maria da Glória of Portugal, a child of seven, on the condition that when of age she marry his brother, Miguel.
Pedro returned to Brazil leaving the throne to Maria, with Miguel as regent.
In 1831 Pedro abdicated in favor of his son, Pedro II of Brazil, and sailed for Britain.
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 PEDRO II, OF BRAZIL - LoveToKnow Article on PEDRO II, OF BRAZIL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
(1825-1891), emperor of Brazil, came to the throne in childhood, having been born on the 2nd of December 1825, and proclaimed emperor in April 1831, upon the abdication of his father.
Dom Pedro retired to Europe and died in Paris on the 5th of December 1891.
Dom Pedro was a model constitutional sovereign, and a munificent patron o science and letters.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PE/PEDRO_II_OF_BRAZIL.htm   (620 words)

Brazil has extensive tracts of fertile land, especially along the Amazon and in the south-eastern portion; but the greater part of the plateaux is fit only for grazing.
Brazil was discovered on the 26th of January, 1500, by Vicente Yanez Pinzon, a Spaniard who had been a companion of Columbus.
From 1580 to 1640, Brazil, as a dependency of Portugal, was in the hands of Spain, and during the latter part of this period Holland, being at war with Spain, seized a good portion of the country.
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 United States and Brazil: Dom Pedro I / Brasil e Estados Unidos: Dom Pedro I
Pedro was in the awkward position of having technically defied the authority of his father, with whom he nevertheless remained on good terms.
The first emperor of Brazil, Pedro de Alcântara Francisco Antônio João Carlos Xavier de Paula Miguel Rafael Joaquim José Gonzaga Pascoal Cipriano Serafim de Bragança e Bourbom, known as Dom Pedro I, ruled for nine years.
Dom Pedro I had great popular support and was acclaimed emperor of Brazil after declaring independence.
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 Brazil e-vote1
Brazil is a democratic federative republic, with the State organized in three levels.
Brazil's Electoral Justice is hierarchically organized as a top federal court, named Superior Electoral Tribunal (TSE), and state courts named Regional Electoral Tribunals (TREs), with its original mission becoming a trinity of functions.
Voting in Brazil is compulsory, there being today around 117 million registered voters, all of which were to vote in one of the more than 400 thousand UEs deployed for nationwide elections.
www.cic.unb.br /docentes/pedro/trabs/Brazilvote1.htm   (4864 words)

 Brazil in the Electronic Passport
Brazil is the largest and most populated nation of South America.
Military government and caudillos ruled Brazil for almost a century until José Sarney was elected president in 1985.
Brazil’s capital was Rio de Janeiro until 1960 when the government decided to create a new city in the highlands of central Brazil.
www.mrdowling.com /712-brazil.html   (488 words)

 Historical Text Archive: Articles: Pedro I of Brazil
In April, 1821, Emperor and King João VI leaves for Portugal, leaving his son Pedro as regent with José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva of São Paulo as the Minister of the Kingdom and of Foreign Relations.
Pedro lifted the duty on foreign books, abolished censorship, ordered the teaching of law at the universities of São Paula and Olinda, and encouraged immigration, all with the urging of Bonifácio.
Pedro created a Council of Ministers (procuradores, representatives from the provinces) to serve as an advisory group but only a few provinces sent delegates.
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 News - Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida
In 1822, Dom Pedro I declared Brazil's independence and became emperor thus creating a constitutional monarchy that was self-governing while preserving royal authority.
In 1889 the young emperor was dethroned by the army and the new republic came under the guardianship of the military under the twin ideals of ordem e progresso.
Brazil's democracy may be young and fledging, but it is demonstrating to the non-democratic nations that it can indeed be attained and with enormously successful results.
www.brazilchamber.org /news/archive/archive_500y.htm   (1253 words)

 Brazilian History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Brazil is only Latin American nation deriving its language and culture from Portugal.
Pedro Alvares Cabral claimed the territory for Portugal in 1500 and brought back a type of wood containing valuable red dye, pau-barsil, from which the land received its name.
Although a republic was proclaimed, Brazil was under military dictatorships until a revolt permitted a gradual return to stability under civilian presidents.
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 Articles - Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Brazil and its 26 states and Federal District are divided by IBGE into 5 distinctive regions: North, Northeast, Center-West, Southeast and South (Division by Regions).
Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north, and a more open terrain of hills and (low) mountains to the south, home to most of Brazil's population and its agricultural base.
Brazil's social conditions are opposed to one of the world's highest tax levels, which doesn't necessarily mean the money is going to be converted into aid for structural changes, capable of shifting the social condition.
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Portuguese throne briefly as Pedro IV of Portugal.
In 1807, when he was nine, the royal family moved to Brazil in order to escape the Napoleonic Wars, where they would remain for 13 years.
In the aftermath of a political crisis that followed the dissmissal of his ministers, Pedro abdicated his throne in Brazil in favor of his son Pedro II on
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 United States and Brazil: Dom Pedro II and America / Brasil e Estados Unidos: Dom Pedro II e os Estados Unidos
Dom Pedro II had a deep appreciation for the potential contributions of science and technology to society.
The empire of Brazil at the Universal exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia, 1876.
Dom Pedro II spent two weeks at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, where he contacted many distinguished personalities and emphasized the importance of the commercial relations between the United States and Brazil.
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 Elections in Brazil
After some screams, reboots to restore (in roughly five minutes) the "normal" count, a swift police blockade of the place during that time, a laconic official explanation for the incident as "caused by a formatting error", it was at the end established, against projections by most polling surveys, that a run-off ballot was due.
The rig, the one in Brazil's present Constitution if indeed happened, went unnoticed and can not be verified because the framers devalued their need for a voter-verifiable procedure to accomplish their mission.
Brazil's pioneer experience with e-voting evidences the flawed nature of such simplistic reasoning, while giving yet more pointers to the fact that election security is a matter of balancing risks and responsibilities.
www.cic.unb.br /docentes/pedro/trabs/election.htm   (3393 words)

Brazil may be divided into the Brazilian Highlands, or plateau, in the south and the Amazon River Basin in the north.
Southern Brazil is drained by the Plata system—the Paraguay, Uruguay, and Paraná Rivers.
Although a republic was proclaimed, Brazil was ruled by military dictatorships until a revolt permitted a gradual return to stability under civilian presidents.
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 Post civil war reconstruction and confederate immigration to Brazil
With the Southern economy in ruins after the Civil war, it is little wonder that many families of Confederate veterans would succumb to the pleas of Emperor Dom Pedro II of Brazil for immigrants with expertise in farming and cotton planting.
The climate and soil of this region of Brazil was most like that of their native Southern states, and the pecans and peaches they introduced thrived, as did American varieties of corn and cotton they had brought with them.
Through his contacts in Brazil and in response to the urgings of Emperor Dom Pedro II, Colonel Norris organized the immigration of a large group of families from Alabama at the end of the war.
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 Royalty.nu - Royalty in Brazil - Brazilian Royal History
Brazil is the largest country in South America; in fact, it takes up half the continent of South America, and is the fifth-largest country in the world both in size and population.
Despite a long and prosperous reign, Pedro II was deposed in 1889, in part because his daughter and designated heir, Princess Imperial Isabel, had abolished slavery while serving as Brazil's regent the previous year.
Pedro II of Brazil: Son of the Habsburg Empress by Gloria Kaiser, translated by Lowell A. Bangerter.
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 Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Brazil was discovered by Europeans in 1500, and Portugal soon began colonizing the coastal areas.
In 1822 Dom Pedro declared the independence of the Empire of Brazil.
Although Dom Pedro and his son, Dom Pedro II, were popular, the feeling grew that an American monarchy was an anachronism, and in 1889 a bloodless coup established the republic.
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 21ST GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Peter (Dom Pedro) IV of PORTUGAL was born in 1798 in Portugal (King of Portugal 1826-1831).
Archduchess Leopoldina of AUSTRIA was born in Austria - aka Maria Leopoldina.
Amelia of LEUCHTENBERG was born in 1812 in Eichstatt, Bavaria - dtr of Eugene.
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 Time for Kids | Specials | GO PLACES: BRAZIL
Brazil is home to 4-30 million Indians at this time.
Portuguese explorer Pedro Alvares Cabral is the first European to set foot in Brazil as we know it today.
After freeing all slaves in 1888, Pedro II is forced to give up his throne by military forces.
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 The Brazilian Monarchy - Projeto Pró-Monarquia do Baronato de Fulwood e Dirleton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pedro I, Emperor of Brazil and Pedro IV King of Portugal
Dom Pedro, of all the Brazilian personality ruler, Dom Pedro epitomize the "brasileiro", the bohemian, short temper, lover, a music lover and free spirit.
Pedro II on April 7, 1831, who was only 5 at the time.
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