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The Great Round World And What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 22, April 8, 1897

A Weekly Magazine for Boys and Girls

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,751 / 41 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 580
Added to site: 2005.03.25
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the people, and they are trying to get rid of him and put some one else in his place.

This little war is hardly worth speaking of at all. Toy revolutions are constantly occurring first in one and then another of the South American republics, and people have grown so accustomed to them that they hardly notice them now.

Uruguay, though a very small country, is particularly fond of these disturbances. The entire population of the whole country is no larger than that of the city of Brooklyn, but this handful of people manage to have enough revolts and disturbances to keep the country in constant excitement.

This present tempest is receiving more attention than is usual because it is supposed that the monarchists of Brazil are stirring the people of Uruguay to rebellion, with the hope of overthrowing both governments at the same time, joining the two countries together, and uniting them under the one emperor.

If this report is true the matter is worthy of serious attention, because Brazil is not one of

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