A few years later… In the year 1549, the first Jesuit priests arrived to assist in the construction of the city of Salvador in Bahia and the construction of many schools throughout Brazil. And who were the Jesuits? The Jesuits were priests of the Catholic Church who were part of the Society of Jesus. This religious order was founded in 1534 by Ignatius of Loiola.
Geographic coordinates are a system of imaginary lines drawn over the globe or a map. It is through the intersection of a meridian with a parallel that we can locate each point on the earth's surface. Its coordinates are latitude and longitude and the principle used is graduation (degrees, minutes and seconds).
Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo went down in history known for his title of nobility, Marquês de Pombal. His family was noble, but Sebastião's parents didn't have much money. The boy studied law for a year at the University of Coimbra and did not like it. He entered military service as a cadet and did not adapt either.
Rock Art Rock (or parietal) art consists of paintings and engravings made on the rock (outdoors or, more often on the walls and ceilings of caves) by Upper Paleolithic man. Most of the time, wild animals and hunting scenes are represented. Negative human hands are also often found while human representations are very rare.
Nomadism Nomadism is a way of life for people who collect and therefore need to take off permanently to look for and collect food, not staying for a long time in a particular place. This was the Paleolithic way of life whose food resources were obtained through hunting, fishing and harvesting vegetables directly from nature which, together with seasonal changes in the climate prevented it from permanently settling in one place.
Parliamentarism Parliamentarism is a political regime made up of representatives elected by citizens, usually in democratic regimes where state representatives are accountable to parliament, which, through them, directs the government and enforces the country's constitution. In some countries it is formed by the so-called House of Parliament, divided into two parts (such as House of Lords and House of Commons, in the English case), whose formation may result from elections or nominations, and have different powers depending on each country.