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Carlos A. Fernandez

Introduction to American

Government & Political Science

POLS 131

Henry Ford Community College

2014 Winter Term

Chapter I - Salient Information

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/portugal-facts/, Text From National Geographic Atlas of the World, Eighth Edition.

http://www.weatheronline.co.uk/reports/climate/Portugal.htm, 1999-2014 WeatherOnline Ltd.

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3208.htm, U.S. Relations With Portugal. Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. 10th, Sept. 2013.

http://www.portugal.com/information/government, Portuguese Government.

http://www.economywatch.com/world_economy/portugal/export-import.html, Portugal Import and Export. EconomyWatch. 29th, June, 2010.

http://www.portugal.net/portugal-guide/portugal-traditions.html, Portugal Traditions. 2012.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-17761153?print=true, Portugal Profile. BBC News Europe. 27th, Nov., 2013.

https://www.un.org/en/ga/65/meetings/generaldebate/Portals/1/statements/634210063394687500PT_en.pdf , Portugal. Jose Socrates. 25th. Sept., 2010.

"Politics." The Economist 27 Apr. 2013: 6(US). General OneFile. Web. 11 Apr. 2014.

Sivy Michael "Why Portugal May Be the Next Greece." Time, 27 Mar. 2012.

Minder Raphael "Most Anything Is Fair Game in Portugal's Quest for Cash, Including the Mirós. ." The New York Times, 26 Mar. 2014.

Chapter II - Periodical Articles Selected

Fisher, Karin, "Portuguese Universities Turn Entrepreneurial, With Help From The U.S.

Effort To Align Academe and Industry Relies on Campus Partnerships." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 12th, Sept., 2010.

Raghavan, Sudarsa, "Portuguese Heal to Former Colonies to Escape Euro Crisis." The

Washington Post, 12th, Nov., 2012.

Porter, Eduardo, "Americanized Labor Policy is Spreading in Europe." The New York

Times, 4th, Dec., 2013.

Chapter III - Conclusions Based Upon Research

Portugal, Chapter 1:

Portugal is a country that lies on the western edge of Spain, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of forestry, with a wet and cooler climate in the north while in the south, it has hot and dry plains. It is the country that lies farthest southwest in all of the continent of Europe. Portugal became a member of the European Union back in 1986.

The capital of Portugal is Lisbon, which is located on...