Who were the first inhabitants of Brazil?
Who was the explorer who arrived on Brazil and claimed the land for Portugal?
Pedro Alvares Cabral
What did the new settlers do after they came to Brazil?
Cut down trees and raised sugarcane.
Which people did the settlers use to work in the sugar fields?
The indians. They used them as slaves.
What discovery attracted thousands of Portuguese people to Brazil?
gold and diamonds, coffee and cotton
When did Brazil become an independent nation?
What ended in 1888?
In 1889 what did Brazil become?
Why did many immigrants from other parts of Europe come to Brazil?
To work on farms and mines
What do sugar mills use to produce the electricity they need?
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