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Beyond Our Borders

Argentina (#101)

Argentina's name derives from the Spanish word for silver, which brought the early Europeans to this land. The stark, spectacular beauty of the Patagonia and the Tierra del Fuego wildernesses is contrasted with the cosmopolitan capital city of Buenos Aires. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: American students retain geography and history information better when they experience living images of world cultures. These programs about some of the world’s major countries help students understand other peoples’ environments, values, and significant historical contributions.

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