Revelle Forum: Colombian Politician and Former Hostage Ingrid Betancourt
Date: 11/15/2010; 55 minutes

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Former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt speaks with UC San Diego's Peter H. Smith about her kidnapping by FARC guerillas, her six-year long captivity and dramatic rescue, and her extensive work raising awareness of the plight of victims of terrorism throughout the world. (#20013)

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Principles of American Democracy

12.9 Students analyze the origins, characteristics, and development of different political systems across time, with emphasis on the quest for political democracy, its advances, and its obstacles.

6. Identify the ideologies, causes, stages, and outcomes of major Mexican, Central American, and South American revolutions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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