It is located in the southwest of the northern region and is bordered by Amazonas to the north, Rondônia to the east, Bolivia to the southeast and Peru to the south and west. Its most important rivers are: - Tarauacá - Muru - Embirá - Xapuri - Juruá - Purus River - Acre River Most of Acre is formed by untouchable forest, protected mainly by the establishment of integral protection forests, indigenous reserves and extractive reserves.
Myths and legends One of the main characters of Brazilian and Southern folklore is saci. It emerged among indigenous tribes in the southern region of Brazil, around the eighteenth century. In the south, he is depicted as a dark-haired boy with a tail that pricks for adventures in the woods. He wears a red hood and has only one leg.
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.
Cape Route The Cape Route is a commercial route created by the Portuguese after Vasco da Gama discovered the sea route to India in 1498. Through this route, the Portuguese transported from the East to Europe the famous oriental spices. The large quantities that could be transported by sea and the lower transportation costs allowed the Portuguese to practice prices much lower than the prices practiced by the Muslim, Turkish and Venetian merchants who exploited this trade through the Levante Routes and the Caravaneiras Routes.
It is the second largest continent in the world. With an area of 42,189,120 km² and a population of over 750 million inhabitants, it corresponds to 8.3% of the total surface of the planet and 14% of the human population. Located between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic, America includes the Caribbean Sea and Greenland, but not Iceland, for historical and cultural reasons.
Beyond Faith The Crusade movement must be understood as part of the process of changing feudalism during the Lower Middle Ages. Feudal society was agricultural, self-sufficient, subsistence-oriented only. Such an organization could not meet the needs of a growing population.