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  • Witchcraft in Early North America

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    the ideas on witchcraft of the Spanish and British changed as well. “Witchcraft in Early North America” introduces different beliefs and practices of witchcraft of Europeans before colonization, Native Americans after colonization, the Spanish of New Mexico, and the British Colonies. The Spanish and British each adapted to the environment based on who they were involved with as well as what conflict was encountered. Views on witchcraft seemed different when evaluated post colonization, but Europeans

  • The Road Trip

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    long to get there and he loaded the car up with mounds of toys and snacks of sticky cotton candy to keep the kids busy during the ride. At last, they were on their way across the never-ending state of Texas. The family would be passing through New Mexico and Arizona to get to California. Baby Trinity started to get cranky. Something was bothering her but no one could figure out what it was. Trinity was crying so loud she woke up the roosters. Joey tried, unsuccessfully to calm her down. He

  • Uranium Exposure on the Navajo Nation

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    Uranium tailing piles are a legacy of an “out of sight out of mind” mentality of the last century. Many of these tailing sites were left exposed to precipitation and wind carrying uranium far from the original sites. In 1979, near Churchrock, New Mexico, 1000 tons of radioactive mill waste and 93 million gallons of acidic, radioactive solution was released into the Rio Puerco when the catchment... ... middle of paper ... ... pine. American Journal of Botony, 81. pp. 936-949 Jackson, R.D.

  • A Gamble on Texas

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    that could be awarded to state and local government funded programs for example, education, public safety, economic development, and infrastructure improvements. With the increasing number of legal casinos in bordering states such as Louisiana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, the loss of tourism and tax revenue is a growing concern for Texas. Passi...

  • The Impact Of The American Market Revolution

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    the event now known as the Alamo. The man who led Texas to victory, Sam Houston, ironically proclaimed that “their struggle was against Mexican “tyranny” and for American “democracy” (Takaki 158). Then in 1845, the United States annexed Texas, and Mexico broke off diplomatic relations. The Mexican-American War would then ensue over the southern border of Texas, though the true intention of the war was to procure California – “an important source of raw material for the Market Revolution”, in which

  • The Progressive Era Of The Chicano Movement

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    political rights these were some of the most significant ways Latin Americans were oppressed in everyday life. The 1960s Chicano movement had a lot to do with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo of 1846-1848 that was the result of the Mexican war ending, Mexico ceded land to the United states and American ensured that Mexican landowners would keep their

  • How the West Was Won

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    had ever faced: white European invaders,? states the book The Native Americans-AN Illustrated History. Harmony Lost Upon arrival in this new land Europeans were met with kindness and courtesy from the natives. One account states: ?Without the aid of the Powhatans, the British settlement at Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English colony in the New World, would not have lasted through it?s first terrible winter of 1607-08. Similarly, the pilgrim colony at Plymouth Massachusetts, might

  • Racial Segregation And Segregation Of Hispanic Americans

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    war (during the mid-19th – early 20th century), there was a rapid expansion of migrant American Hispanic workers in the U.S. agricultural and industrial sectors. However, during the Great Depression (1930s), many Hispanic Americans were deported to Mexico, due to the accusation that they took away American jobs and lived off public welfare. Consequently, these assumptions continue to be a part of the contemporary stereotypes of affect against Hispanic Americans. Furthermore, many other factors have

  • Analysis Of Luci Tapahonso

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    same format and them in her poem, "The American Flag" in that poem is describing what the American flag means to her, even though the American government had cause a lot of historical trauma for tribes. Tapahonso writes that the Navajo had taken on a new meaning to the flag, and it is not anger or hatred for the United States, as she states, Still, we watched for signs of compassion, as these soldiers had been born of a mother somewhere. Their mothers had been delighted to hear their first

  • Hispanic American Family Case Study

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    in 1819, Texas in 1845, and the Northwest Territories (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana) in 1846” (Ch. 7 Law Enforcement Contact with Latino/Hispanic Americans, n.d.), it appeared to be about unavoidable that clash would happen with Mexico. However, in