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    Cesar Chavez

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    Caser Chavez: Leader or Migrant Worker? “Non-violence really rest on the reservoir that you have to create in yourself of patience, not of being patient with the problems, but being patient with yourself to do the hard work.” Cesar Chavez What makes a society look at a man as a leader? Is it the work that he does to help his community or is it the struggle they endure during their lifetime? Cesar Chavez was born into a migrant family and became one of the most recognized leaders for migrant

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    Hugo Chávez

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    Hugo Chávez El Comandante! El Comandante! If you scream that in the streets of Venezuela, there is only one person you could possibly be referring to – Hugo Chávez. The current president of the South American country, Venezuela, has been in power for the past four years. His time in office has been criticized by most and glorified by some. He has had the backing of other countries such as Cuba, Colombia, Brazil, Libya and Iraq. On the other hand, the United States has had a continuous growth

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    Cesar Chavez

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    In 1939, when Cesar Chavez was 12 years old, he and his family moved to a well known barrio (neighborhood) of East San Jose, CA known as “Sal Si Puede” (“Get Out If You Can”). Chavez described it as “dirtier and uglier than the rest.” The barrio consisted of Mexican and Mexican-American migrant field workers who had very limited education and money but a strong sense of pride and family. The actual origin of the name Sal Si Puede is still debated by some of the old timers. Some say it was what

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    Cesar Chavez

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    Cesar Estrada Chavez was born March 31, 1927, on the small farm near Yuma, Arizona that his grandfather homesteaded during the 1880's. At age 10, life began as a migrant farm worker when his father lost the land during the Depression. These were bitterly poor years for Cesar, his parents, brothers and sisters. Together with thousands of other displaced families, the Chavez family migrated throughout the Southwest, laboring in fields and vineyards. Cesar left school after the eighth grade to help

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    our cause” (Cesar Chavez); a quiet, devoted, small catholic man who had nothing just like those he help fight for; “one of America's most influential labor leaders of the late twentieth century” (Griswold del Castillo); and one “who became the most important Mexican-American leader in the history of the United States” (Ender). Cesar Chavez; an American farm worker, who would soon become the labor leader that led to numerous improvements for union workers; it is recorded that Chavez was born near Yuma

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    Hugo Chavez

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    Hugo Chavez. The name alone is instantly recognizable. The sixty-two year old man from Venezuela has made quite the splash with his entrance into the world of politics. His charisma is both mesmerizing and disarming, his upbringing humble and his ideals are revolutionary. Hugo Chavez is a true leader who, following in the footsteps of his lifelong rebel great-grandfather, aims to change the face and direction of the nation of Venezuela. His movements and decisions have garnered global attention and

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    Hugo Chavez

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    Demographics of Shantytowns in Venezuela The lifestyle and background of the shantytowns in Venezuela before the beginning of Hugo Chavez was rather depressing and in serious poverty from 1980 onto 1998. Shantytowns are deprived areason the outskirts of an urban area consisting of large numbers of crude dwellings and poor economic structure within the nation. Approximately 65% of Venezuelans live in shantytowns in extreme poverty and do not receive medical care or government aid (Latin American

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    Cesar chavez

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    One man that fought for the people to be equally, more specific farmers, was Cesar Chavez. He was a civil rights activist and also a labor leader, who fought hard, so that farmers could be treated equally. His life is remarkable because of his complicated years when he was young, the hardships he had to endure as he got older and finally he got the recognition he deserved after his death. In the beginning, Cesar Chavez started having a hard life ever since he was young. He was born on March 31, 1927

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    Hugo Chavez

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    Jules Boykoff published an analysis paper on how Hugo Chavez was represented on the United States media, in his article “Hugo Chavez and the U.S media”. He states the Hugo Chavez was represent in four different frames. A frame is a “persistent pattern of selection and emphasis that structure not only what becomes news, but also prime us for how we think about the news”(Boykoff). He found out that the US prestige press, which includes the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington

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    The Role of President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela Introduction Venezuela is a late bloomer in regard to having complete independence and in terms of running its own democratic government. Right now, the Venezuelan people are in the midst of the same debate that has historically plagued countries all over the world; the country is torn between class lines and is another classic example of the haves versus the have-nots. Caracas is the capital and the Andes region is home to two-thirds of the

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