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1. Who was elected president of Nicaragua in 1997?
2. What emotion does Eakins' "Salutat" communicate? (Go thttp://cgi.pbs.org/ ringsofpassion/ for the answer.)
3. What was the goal of the women's suffrage movement?
Super, Natural Nicaragua
A land of mountains, volcanoes, beaches and jungle, Nicaraguis a Central American oasis of beauty. At Experience Nicaragua, you'll discover the magic of the country and meet the friendly people who live here. Hop into your 4X4 and off-road out to http://library.advanced.org/17749/ for an exotic adventure. From poetry to local cuisine, you'll discover a culture that draws from the native Indians and the Spanish settlers. Be sure to taste the popular gallo pinto dish! Join in one of the fiestas, annual celebrations that include parades, music, dance and plays. The site's multimedia page-with video clips, interviews and local music-is nothing short of great entertainment. Plus, there's a special section dedicated to the country's many volcanoes, featuring a way-cool volcanic eruption simulator. Nicaragua has it all, including the heat.
The National Museum of Women's History in Washington, D.C.celebrates the historic contributions of American women and explores their diverse heritage. March down to the museum's Web site at http://www.nmwh.org and discover how women's achievements have paved the way for future generations. At the women's suffrage exhibit, you'll take an in-depth journey through a timeline of this momentous cause, complete with an impressive gallery of images and photos.
Pub Date: 12/08/98