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Fighting the Spanish for the Philippines - ... (http://www.biography.com/people/emilio-aguinaldo-9177563?page=20) The Philippines army was not powerful; they had many failed attempts at defeating better-trained and equipped American troops. Once Emilio Aguinaldo knew they could not take on the U.S head on they took in a new strategy, guerilla warfare. (http://pinas.dlsu.edu.ph/history/history.html#spanish_control) Guerrilla warfare is military actions enforced by small forces in the rear of an enemy with the object of distressing the enemy, interrupting their lines of communication, and destroying their supplies....   [tags: warfare, enemy, neglect] 644 words
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Spanish Leadership and Cruelty in An expedition by Miguel López de Legazpi - ... finally gained control of the Philippines. Spanish injustices, bigotry, and economic oppressions fed the movement, which was greatly inspired by the brilliant writings of José Rizal. In 1896, the revolution began in the province of Cavite, and after the execution of Rizal that December, it spread throughout the major islands. The Filipino leader, Emilio Aguinaldo, achieved considerable success before the new revolution, when the Spanish-American War broke out in 1898. On May 1, 1898, the Battle of Manila Bay took place as part of the Spanish–American War....   [tags: central rule, phillipines, malayans]
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Policy of the United States - Policy Of The United States As the United States strengthens border-security measures for greater protection against terrorist attacks, "we must do it through technology and an appreciation of our trade-dependent communities along the border," says Asa Hutchinson, under secretary of homeland security. Speaking May 7 before the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America, Hutchinson outlined elements of the Bush Administration's strategy to screen out terrorists and contraband material while facilitating the flow of legitimate travelers and commerce across the U.S....   [tags: terrorism, secutiy, power]
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The Cold War and U.S. Policy in the Philippines - “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed,” said by Martin Luther King while in Birmingham Jail on April 16, 1963. A quote easily related back to the Filipinos who struggled for independence from the United States during the Cold War. Influenced by the patronizing relationship with the United States throughout history, the economic and political evolution of the Philippines has been controlled by the dependence between the two allied countries. In 1898, the United States took special interest in the economic opportunities in the Philippines; it was en route to China, contained a hearty supply of sugar and rice, and most importantly, because o...   [tags: Philippines VS America]
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Benevolent Assimilation: The American Conquest of the Philippines, 1899-1903 - Benevolent Assimilation: The American Conquest of the Philippines, 1899-1903 Miller provides an account of the American-Philippines war from 1899-1903, revealing aspects of United States imperialism that are often forgotten. Miller provides both a military history as well as a demonstration of the way America lied and forgot its history, justifying war and colonization as a step for greater good. America's involvement in the Philippines is sometimes remembered as an act to protect Filipino's from Spain, and to "teach' them American democracy....   [tags: History Politics Political Papers] 2829 words
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The Colonization of the Philippines - Generally, textbooks, articles, and essays talk about America’s “occupation,” “supervision” or “intervention” in the Philippines. They seem to be afraid to use the word “colonization.” According to Webster’s Dictionary the definition of colonization is, “The colonial system of political government or extension of territory, by which one nation exerts political control over another nation, territory, or people, maintaining the colony in a state of dependence, its inhabitants not having the same full rights as those of the colonial power....   [tags: Politics, External and Internal Colonialism] 1412 words
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The Spanish American War - Most may think that the Spanish-American War was a war between the Americans and the Spanish. Most are right, but only to a point, because the Spanish-American War also included wars between the Americans and the Filipinos, as well as between the Americans and Puerto-Ricans. Reasons for these wars occurring are obvious to the history connoisseur, but to the normal individual, they may not be so distinct. America has been a country of great power for years, and that power has come not only from years of hard work and fighting, but also from years of audacity....   [tags: essays research papers] 1243 words
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Significant Filipino History - Filipino Heritage Since being born here in the United States I have not had the chance to learn more about my families heritage. I only know of what I was told by my parents and relatives, but I don't know Philippines like I think I should. In this I-search topic paper I will look for answers to questions that cannot be answered without researching facts. I am hoping to understand what it was like to be Filipino in the U.S. and maybe focus on what struggles Filipino's faced when they arrived here in the United States....   [tags: religion, spanish, idependence, ] 752 words
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The Legacy of Imperialism in Southeast Asia - The Legacy of Imperialism in Southeast Asia Imagine a tropical island paradise isolated from external influence or interference, with limited localized conflicts. Then a fleet of dark ships sail up to the golden beaches and land. These ships are filled with Europeans, who wish to take over this land for its strategic location and the plentiful natural resources that exist on the majestic lands of Southeast Asia. This straightforward scene, often exhausted at global locations, could be the start of a legacy of enormous impact and complication....   [tags: conquest, greed, power, colonialism]
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Timeline and World War I Study Guide - ... Dollar Diplomacy, used during the term of President Taft, was a type of a selfish action for the nation. The nation was purchasing power over countries. Emilio Aguinaldo was the first real leader of the Philippines. He helped the Philippine people revolt against Spain. Federal Reserve System is the major bank created for US government. It was made to hold important amounts of currencies for political purposes. Fourteen Points was basically an address by the president before WWI. It explain that they [American] was entering for the morals they hold....   [tags: Glossary, History] 795 words
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The New White Man's Burden - Throughout the course of history, nations have invested time and manpower into the colonizing and modernizing of more rural governments. Imperialism has spread across the globe, from the British East India Company to France’s occupation of Northern Africa. After their founding in 1776, the United States of America largely stayed out of this trend until The Spanish-American War of 1898. Following the war, the annexation and colonization of Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines ultimately set a precedent for a foreign policy of U.S....   [tags: history, colonization, modernization]
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Frederick Funston and Empire - Frederick Funston and Empire In San Francisco between 12th and 14th Avenue is Funston Street. By the Presidio, the former US Army base, is an old set of military structures collectively called Fort Funston. To most people these are just names to identify various locations in the city. But behind the name is a person who is a historical figure that is significant, not just for San Francisco, but for the United States of America and the Republic of the Philippines. Frederick Funston was to many a hero of his times but to others he was also a symbol of his times and not a good one....   [tags: History Historical American Essays]
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Pasyon And Revolution - 1The focus of chapter 3 deals with the formation of the Katipunan and how it was very well connected to the people's belief in the "Pasyon" and liwang ng loob. 2In truth, the Katipunan was supposedly formed to bring hope to the people and fulfill the religious belief that the Filipinos will be saved. 3Ileto, as an introduction, narrates and talks about in length, the Katipunan's history, especially when it comes to Bonifacio and Aguinaldo's fight. 4What is important though in this chapter is the goals the Katipunan tried to reach and Ileto connects this to their Christian belief in sampalataya and kalayaan....   [tags: Filipino] 1059 words
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The Army Human Resource System (AHRS) - The Army Human Resource System (AHRS) known as the Electronic Military Personnel Office or (eMILPO) is a web based multi-tiered application. It provides the Army Human Resource Community with a reliable mechanism for performing personnel actions and strength accountability. The System consolidates 43 Personnel Information Systems in one. This system provides visibility of the location, status, and skills of Soldiers in the United States Army. The primary users of this system are Human Resource Soldiers, Commanders, and First Sergeants....   [tags: eMILPO] 886 words
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Emilia's Intelligence in Shakespeare's Othello - In Shakespeare's tragedy, Othello, Emilia expresses her underrated intelligence to prove others' beliefs against her. Unlike the other women in the book, Emilia understands men and their thinking; therefore she shows no shame for standing up for what she believes in. Emilia unexpectedly ruins her husband's plan, which suddenly alters the outcome the story. Emilia without a doubt out smarts everyone, including her own brilliant husband, Iago, but little does he know that his loyal wife surprisingly ruins his plan....   [tags: Othello Essays]
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The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education - Reggio Emilia approach to education is a teaching philosophy based on Developmentally Appropriate Approach to teaching and learning. It is an approached founded on theories of child development, an observation and assessment of the child’s interest and curiosity about the world around him and his cultural background. A Developmentally Appropriate Practice ensures the wholesome growth of the child and nurtures his socio-emotional, physical and cognitive development. The Reggio approach to education respects the individuality of the child, his strength and capability and innate curiosity about the world around him....   [tags: teaching philosphies]
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Othello: Emilia the Grander one - “Othello,” the tragic play written by William Shakespeare in 1601 has given a new outlook to women’s right during the time period when they had no voice to call their own. A tragic play about a jealous and manipulative man named Iago who does everything in his power to pursue and destroy the life of the protagonist, Othello. In the belief that Othello had wrongfully promoted someone else to the position that he claims to be rightfully his. In this play, unsure if this was the intention of Shakespeare, but Shakespeare’s two main female characters each embodies a completely different bias about women and feminism during the Elizabethan time period....   [tags: English literature, Shakespeare]
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The Reggio Emilia Approach - The Reggio Emilia Approach Hailed by Newsweek (1991) magazine as the international role model for preschools, the Reggio Emilia approach has caught the attention of early childhood educators. In 1999, current Secretary of Education, Richard W. Riley visited the schools in Reggio Emilia to better understand its benefits (Dunne, 2000). It’s principals are understood by only a few, however, and has limited following with approximately 1200 Reggio inspired preschools in operation, most of them private (Sipprelle, 2009), making the innovative ideas offered by this approach available to only a few....   [tags: Education ]
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The Importance of Emilia in Shakespeare's Othello - The Importance of Emilia in Shakespeare's Othello In Othello the Moor, Shakespeare combines destiny with a fatal character flaw and that flaw is jealousy.  Shakespeare's tragedy allows one character to hold the key to the entire web he has spun and that character is Emilia. Emilia is the lone character who garners the knowledge to all circumstances of the events surrounding the characters in Othello the Moor.  Although other characters in the play are privy to certain details of the unfolding events, Emilia is the character that uses this knowledge to the benefit of the play.  Emilia's character is minor yet necessary.  Without her character the play would have no means of unraveling the c...   [tags: GCSE Coursework Shakespeare Othello]
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The Character of Emilia in Othello - The Character of Emilia in Othello   The definition of Renaissance women is fundamentally important in William Shakespeare's play Othello. One of the major causes of Othello's tragedy is his belief that Desdemona is not chaste. According to the men of the Renaissance, chastity, silence, and obedience are three attributes that define Renaissance women. Although Othello takes place during the Renaissance, the women in the play, Bianca, Desdemona and Emilia, defy traditional norms by lacking at least one of the major attributes defining women; Bianca's lack of chastity is clearly displayed when she unlawfully sleeps with Cassio; Desdemona's lack of silence is clearly displayed when she cons...   [tags: Othello Essays] 627 words
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Emilia, A Heroine of Shakespeare's Othello - Emilia, A Heroine of Shakespeare's Othello    Shakespeare, in his tragedy Othello, presents a minor character who does great things in the final act. Her character is deserving of analysis. Kenneth Muir, in the Introduction to William Shakespeare: Othello,  explains the motivation of Emilia through most of the play: Emilia’s character, too, is determined by the plot. In the source, the villain’s wife is privy to the nefarious designs. Shakespeare wisely makes her, like the other characters, ignorant of Iago’s character....   [tags: Othello essays]
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The Ignorant Emilia in Othello - For a long time, I have felt that Emilia could not possibly have been unaware that the handkerchief which was dropped by Desdemona and picked up by her (Emilia) was the same handkerchief the loss of which was the occasion of Othello's wrath and Desdemona's distress. The excerpts below will explain why (I have capitalized "handkerchief" because in this context we are talking, not about a handkerchief, but about The Handkerchief). Why would Shakespeare have given us so much indication that Emilia knew very well, and all the time, that the handkerchief she "found by fortune" was the same one that occasioned Othello's abuse of Desdemona....   [tags: Othello Essays] 1002 words
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Similarities and Differences between Reggio Emilia and High Scope - There are many different curriculums that are used in early childhood classrooms. Two curriculums that are used are High Scope and Reggio Emilia. Both of these curriculums have unique aspects that make up their curriculums. In addition, High Scope and Reggio Emilia have similarities and differences. In Ypsilanti, Michigan Dr. David P. Weikard created High Scope in 1970. High Scope does research in a variety of areas. However, they are best known for their research in preschool education and their preschool curriculum approach....   [tags: early childhood classroom,development indicators]
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Loyalty and Ignorance of Emilia In Shakespeare's Othello - Emilia is a minor but necessary character in Shakespeare’s Othello. She battles playing the role of a loyal wife and caretaker, while possessing inner strength to rebel against society and man’s invisible reign on woman. Emilia is a wife to Iago, a caretaker to Desdemona but most importantly she is a lady of potency and character. Through these qualities Emilia unwillingly follows her wifely obligations to Iago, but additionally develops a strong relationship with Desdemona. This connection between the two women, allows Emilia to hold Shakespeare’s key to the entire tragic plot....   [tags: essays research papers] 1427 words
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Othello: Emilia’s Metamorphosis - Othello: Emilia’s Metamorphosis        In his tragic play Othello, Shakespeare endows the minor character Emilia with some important functions. Her character, which changes dramatically in several ways toward the finale of the play, is the topic of this essay.   A.C. Bradley, in his book of literary criticism, Shakespearean Tragedy, defines the character of the ancient’s wife:   Few of Shakespeare’s minor characters are more distinct than Emilia, and towards few do our feelings change so much within the course of the play....   [tags: Othello essays]
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Emilia's Speech in "Othello" and Its Teachings - Emilia's speech and its teachings. In the play Othello The Moor of Venice, by William Shakespeare, Emilia's speech (4.3.84-103) has been called renaissance plea to women's liberation. This is because she tells of what she has experienced with her husband Iago, and what is bound to happen to her mistress Desdemona. Comparing their both lives in her speech, it vividly explains what happens to so many women in who are in a relationship, who find themselves in the same problem. According to her speech, there are some married women who do cheat on their husbands, there are problems in marriage relationships that men are the cause of them and she warns men that women can do what men can do....   [tags: European Literature] 538 words
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Free Othello Essays: The Character of Emilia - The Character of Emilia in Othello   Emilia is one of the few straightforward people in the Shakespeare's Othello.  Emilia is taciturn.  When we first meet her in Cyprus, after his throwaway condescending remark about suffering her tongue, and Desdemona's rejoinder that "she has no speech", Iago has to admit that "she puts her tongue a little in her heart and chides with thinking". In the scene of light hearted banter that follows Emilia manages to utter two words.  She really only finds her voice when fired by indignation as when Iago confirms that Desdemona has been called a whore, and even then much of her utterances or short phrases.  Even when she really gets going, lambasting Othel...   [tags: GCSE Coursework Shakespeare Othello] 778 words
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Buffalo Creek Flood Disaster - Buffalo Creek Flood Disaster Emilie Durkheim described the concepts of social regulation and social integration, and how both are connected to suicide rates. Both of these concepts can also be used to analyze the effect that the Buffalo Creek flood had on individuals and the community. Using the ideas of social regulation and social integration as well as the book “Everything in Its Path” by Kai T. Erikson, we can see the consequences of the Buffalo Creek flood disaster. Durkheim used the concepts of social regulation and social integration to analyze how social forces affect suicide....   [tags: Analysis, Emilie Durkheim] 1908 words
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Love's Destruction: Oedipus the King - ... In the play Othello, although Emilia is a minor character, she signifies plenty of importance. Emilia is crucial to Iago’s plan to wreck Othello’s life. Without Emilia, Iago could have never gotten a hold of Desdemona’s handkerchief. The handkerchief was used as a tool of persuasion by Iago to create the illusion that Desdemona was having an affair with Cassio(Tiles). Without seeing the handkerchief, Othello would have never believed such harsh accusations of his wife having the affair. Emilia in essence is the key player in Iago’s plan....   [tags: Jocasta and Emilia, Sophocles]
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The Tragedy of Othello by William Shakespeare - 4Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy… it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. 8Love never fails. (New International Version, 1 Cor. 13.4-8). Marriage is the union between two individuals that love each other and vow to be loyal to one another for the rest of their lives. In The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, William Shakespeare writes about two marriages: that of Othello and Desdemona and Iago and Emilia....   [tags: love, marriage, desdemona, emilia]
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Othello by William Shakespeare - Throughout the tragedy of Othello Shakespeare does an impressive job of quickly introducing and manipulating his main characters. His talents are no less when it comes to the creation and development of Emilia. Though it appears that Emilia is both a loyal and obedient wife, her actions speak much louder than her words. When Emilia betrays the sisterhood within the play of Othello much is revealed to the reader regarding her character. Through close reading and interpretation the reader may come to the realization that Emilia possessed a dangerously low self-esteem, never honestly loved someone wholeheartedly, and ultimately, acted out of jealousy of Desdemona....   [tags: emilia, low self-esteem]
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The Bond Between Women in Williams Shakespeare's Literautre - Women have been often looked at as the one’s who use their words to fight and are quick to hold a grudge against other’s but this isn’t true if one looks at the friendship between women. Women hold their friendships close to their hearts and go through the best and worst of times together, it could also be the concept of how women need to stick together in order to survive. The bond between women is something that cannot be broken by any means and will last a lifetime, this is due to the heavy reliance on emotional connects that they share....   [tags: othello, desmona, emilia]
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Have Not We Affections: The Romantic Power Struggles of Shakespeare’s Women - From the bitter Emilia to the pious Isabella, Shakespeare was a champion of crafting women. With a wide range of personalities, professions, and situations, Shakespeare mastered early in his illustrious career the art of creating diverse, dynamic, and multidimensional female characters. When stepping outside the traditional roles for female characters in theater, Shakespeare pushed boundaries by giving his women intelligent wit, innate humor, motives and goals which the Elizabethan and Jacobean audiences could relate directly to their own experiences....   [tags: Calpurnia, Juliet, Emilia, Isabella]
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Emilia’s Perspective on Betrayal in Relationships in Shakespeare’s Othello - Emilia’s Perspective on Betrayal in Relationships in Shakespeare’s Othello In Othello, Act IV, scene ii and iii, Emilia, Iago’s wife, reveals her opinion about relationships to the reader as she attempts to comfort Desdemona. She indefinitely believes that many men, as well as women, are frequently guilty of deception and betrayal of their partner. By this part of the play, Othello’s suspicions of Desdemona’s unfaithfulness have greatly increased, and he begins to accuse her of cheating on him....   [tags: Othello Essays] 578 words
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Three of the Bigger Curriculum Approaches - There are many curriculum approaches out there to choose from. Three of the bigger ones, are the Montessori approach, the High Scope approach, and the Reggio Emilia approach. They are all different, but none of them rank above the others. It depends upon what the director wishes for his or her center, and what type of approach the parent’s desire for their child. Montessori Approach The Montessori approach was created by Maria Montessori. Maria was born in Italy in 1870, her family was avid about education and because of this, Maria grew up well read (American Montessori Society)....   [tags: montessori, high scope, reggio emilia]
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Importance of the Gardens in The Sparrow - The actual turning point in The Sparrow was when the Utra-Light crashed. However, it was of little interest. The importance of the novel lied within the gardens that were built. The garden the Jesuit mission planted served as the catalyst to the future demise of the group, and especially Emilio. Emilio not only had his body destroyed, but also his soul. The gardens caused a slaughter, an imprisonment, an eventual destruction of the survivor's hands, another death, a rape, and a long period of despair for the only survivor of the overall mission....   [tags: American Literature] 900 words
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Glory, by Edward Zwick - With any Hollywood movie based on historical events there always exists an attempt to balance historical accuracy with artistic license. Remaining accurate enough to appeal to those with backgrounds in the field of history while still being entertaining enough for the masses is a difficult task. One that can often lead to disaster. The film Glory is no exception to this attempt at maintaining an equilibrium of fact and fiction. There are numerous mistakes in the film, and graded on this fact alone the film deserves at best a “C.” Directed by Edward Zwick and starring Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, and Morgan Freeman, Glory was released to theaters in 1989....   [tags: film analysis]
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War of Philippine Independence - War of Philippine Independence Filipinos are equally heirs to a second great missionary enterprise after Spanish: United States efforts to foster in our country institutions of government and attitudes toward life derived from American experience and faith in democratic ways.1 Originally a port of call for Yankee traders on their long voyage to China, our country became a source of sugar, pepper, hides, and hemp. There was very little in a way of immediate economic interest to make our country of special concern to Americans by the time the Spanish-American War brought Commodore George Dewey's fleet to Manila Harbor to do battle with the Spanish flotilla on the night of A...   [tags: Papers] 837 words
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Gloria Estefans Successful Life - "There's no growth with out a lot of hard work and little risk." (<a href="http://members.xcom.com./_xmcm/troycities/gebio.htm">http://members.xcom.com./_xmcm/troycities/gebio.htm) This statement is a reflection of what Gloria stands for. However there is more to Gloria, than concerts and videos, her personal life. Which would consist of family and marriage. Then of course there is her fabulous career. Gloria was born in 1959, in Havana, Cuba, her father, was a cuban solder....   [tags: essays research papers] 364 words
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Art in the Classroom - The word art carries different meanings to different people. Some appreciate art in all aspects while others just know it exists. In an elementary classroom, art allows perception, awareness, judgement, and the expression of ideas to occur in ways that are not technical such as mathematics or language. Gardner's study of multiple intelligences helped to support the use of art because of the different types of learning that an individual can be able to experience. Gardner also believed that children should interact with his or her environment, which can be accomplished by experiencing art....   [tags: Teaching, Education] 309 words
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My Bloody Life: The Making of the Latin King, by Reymundo Sanchez - Family Based Issues Family is one of those words that have a significant meaning to various individuals. Family may be viewed one way to an individual and another way to someone else. Family consists of those who have played a particular role in one’s life, whether it is positive or negative. In this paper, I will assess Reymundo’s family both nuclear and extended and speak of how his family has become significant in his life and how they have played a role in his decisions. I will also speak of my personal reactions to the story as well as address ways that as a social worker I could work to impact the gang problems in Orlando....   [tags: Community Based Assessment, Spergel’s Model]
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Beka Lamb by Zee Edgell - Beka Lamb, written by Belizean author Zee Edgell, is an influential novel written in 1982. The novel is created around Beka and Belize; she is an adolescent who lives in an adolescent country. Beka struggles with day to day growing pains of a fourteen year old girl living in Belize during the 1950’s. Affected by normal adolescence, Beka also faces the complications of the Belizean society and culture, which is struggling with the move from colonialism to independence. Zee Edgell wrote Beka Lamb to consist of seven months of Beka’s life; however within the seven months Beka’s life changes drastically....   [tags: novel story and character analysis] 657 words
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The Spanish Civil War: Soviet Intervention in the Defense of Madrid - On July 17th, 1936, a conspired military revolt broke out in the Spanish colony of Morocco. Within a month, the rebellion spread to mainland Spain and over the next three years, Spain became the center of a war between fascism and communism. With Nazi Germany and fascist Italy supporting the rightest Nationalists, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (Soviet Union) supporting the leftist Republic, this conflict encompassed all of Western Europe. When on the subject of foreign intervention in the Spanish Civil War, the major powers of Hitler, Mussolini, and Stalin come to mind as the key contributors....   [tags: World History]
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The Hispanic Influence in the Phillapines - We define culture as the manifestation of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively (Mangahas). Culture is very important to each country in this world. It is crucial to the makeup of a country and the diversity each country has. Today in the Philippines, the Hispanic influence is seen everywhere you go. In the past, the Philippines governed by both Mexico and Spain. Influences you will see are the language, food, and dance. Influences from the US are the use of English language and the modern pop cultural....   [tags: culture, war, society] 2409 words
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Spanish Civil War: The White Terror - ... The law of national referendums, was then passed in 1945 mandating all "fundamental law" to be approved by a popular referendum, in which only the heads of family could vote.5 Local municipal councils were appointed similarly by heads of family and local corporations through elections,while the government exercised the exclusive right to appoint mayors. It was thus one of the most centralized countries in Europe. The mass killings and bombings under the Nationalist movement during the war, the Falange moved east towards the Republican holdings in the country they ended laying waste to the country's infrastructure as well as to its people.6 The Spanish Nationalists believed that being rut...   [tags: nationalist regime, violence, rape, murder] 3307 words
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Charlie Sheen's Life and Accomplishments - Charlie Sheen is a well-known actor, although the person he is today is no longer Carlos Irwin Estevez. Charlie sheen, born on September 3, 1965, is the son of Martin Sheen. Charlie almost died at birth and was named after his doctor for this, thus his middle name was Irwin. His father, also an actor, was entering the stage of Broadway around the time Charlie was born. Charlie’s mother is Janet Sheen and the two of them had three other children. These included Ramon Estevez, Renee Estevez, and Emilio Estevez....   [tags: sheen family, drug addiction,two and a half man]
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Film Analysis: The Breakfast Club - The Breakfast Club is a coming-of-age movie. This movie follows five high school students who all have school detention on a Saturday morning. They all come from various types of group. There is the anxious and bizarre girl, Allison; the sporty guy, Andrew; the hard-acting guy, John; the popular girl, Claire; and the nerd, Brian. They all saw each other that way too because they were “brainwashed” into accepting that. Since they are all from different types of groups, they don’t know each other, nor do they want to....   [tags: students, school, realism]
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