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Pre-colombian Nicaraguan
History
Christopher Columbus found Nicaragua in 1502.Most of the PreClombian groups were related to the groups located in
Mexcio.The majority of the people that lived in Nicaragua were
farmers and hunters.the majority of the people were indigenous,to
be exact almost 1 million peple who lived in nicaragua were
indegenous. In 1523 the first spainsh explorer Fransico
Fernandez de coraboda.as a reslut of his conquest many people
died due to sickness that was carried on by the Europeans.as a
reslut only 11,137 survived out of 1 million thta had once lived
there.
Nicaragua is located in central America. Nicaragua is bordered by
the Caribbean sea and the north pacific ocean. the countries that
border it are Costa Rica and Honduras.
Although Spanish is the dominant language in
Nicaragua the Nicaraguans also spoke Miskito.
Translation of the language Miskito
• Everyone is entitled to all the rights and
freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without
distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex,
language, religion, political or other opinion,
national or social origin, property, birth or other
status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made
on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or
international status of the country or territory to
which a person belongs, whether it be
independent, trust, non-self-governing or under
any other limitation of sovereignty.
Enrique bolanos was born in 1928. Mr. Bolanos has
always been known to have a competitive side when it
came to political issues. He belongs to the
constituional liberal party .
Nicaragua is one of the
many poor countries that
is located in Central
America. Although they
are poor they still
produce and grow many
crops. The thing consist
of melons, onions, meat,
coffee beans, sugar,
sesame and bananas.
Gallo Pinto
2 1/2 pounds of roast beef
12 ounces of tortilla dough
6 ounces of dried cheese
2 eggs
3 green peppers
1 onion
1 garlic
1 teaspoon of pepper grain
1/2 teaspoon of ground pepper
1 tablespoon of paprika
1/2 cup of pork lard -- as oil
1 tablespoon of margarine
1 stick of alspice
1 sour orange
Squash up the beans so that they are tender.
Fry the rice in vegetable oil and add in the boiled beans. Keep on frying the two in a pan
until it's all tender. Meanwhile, add in fine slices of the vegetables. Depending on your
taste, you may want to add more seasoning vegetables and vary the amount of each
one.
It's usually served with tortillas on the side and maybe some local cheese.
Source: Experience Nicaragua (http://library.thinkquest.org/17749/).
• Fresco de Piña y Arroz
• Pineapple and Rice Drink
Use leftover pineapple peel/rind and place them
in a pot. Add enough water to cover the rinds by
about one half inch. Bring to a boil for about 10
minutes and then add about ½ cup of uncooked
white rice. Keep boiling until the rice splits or
puffs. Let cool. Strain. Add about twice as much
water as you got from the pot. Add sugar to
taste. Drink very cold.
This pie chart shows the percentage of each
ethinic group that lives in Nicaragua
Mestizo
Black
Amerindian
White
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