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    America has been influenced by many different ethnicities and cultures. “Latinas Make Sweet 16-ish Their Own” by Lizette Alvarez states that the traditional quinceanera party is over done in this generation. Journalist Alvarez’s purpose is to inform the readers that birthday party is a waste of money because many people treat sweet 16th birthday party like weddings; therefore, this statement is a categorical truth. The idea of a quinceanera birthday party started from the Spanish culture. The…

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    Cancun Research Paper

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    Cancun, a Mexican city on the Yucatán Peninsula, bordering the Caribbean Sea, was discovered by the Mayan ("Cancun" 1). Since Cancun is a peninsula, it is normally a tropical climate. Specifically a tropical wet and dry climate, with temperature differences between seasons, but it is a rainy place. May, June, September, and October are the wettest months of the year, in the two months, there is an average of 9 inches each month. All though Cancun is warm year-around. It is basically like having…

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    Shin In Geun Book Report

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    In Blaine Harden’s book, he recounts a Korean man’s escape from a North Korean prison camp to freedom in the west. The former prisoner, Shin In Geun, is the first man known to have successfully escaped from a North Korean "total-control zone" grade internment camp. In this book, Harden captures Shin’s difficult past while in the camp to his freedom afterward as an adult. Born in the prison camp, Shin had never experienced life outside of the treacherous conditions he faced on a daily basis.…

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    Fear. Worry. Love. That’s what the citizens of the hermit kingdom that is North Korea feel. They fear for their lives, they worry for their loved ones, but they love the chains that bind them. Their captor is their ‘savior’. North Korea is the closest thing to a dystopian society Earth has to offer right now. It’s closed off from the rest of the world besides a small outlet into China for trade for without that trade it would fall to ruins. The government in Anthem is its parallel.The novel…

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    Most of the historical events and cultural influences in Spain are due to its geographical location. Third biggest country in the Western Europe is located in Iberian Peninsula that serves as a bridge between Africa and rest of the Western European countries. Each period in Spanish history carried the great influence in the formation of their beliefs and their lifestyle. Long time before Christians and Muslims came to the Spanish land, Sephardi (Jewish Spain) was the leader in Judaism was also…

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    Nordenskjoeldi's giant penguin (Anthropornis nordenskjoeldi) is a species of megafauna, with evidence suggesting it lived 37-45 million years ago. It's diet mainly consisted of fish and other seafood and it was an aquatic creature, spending the majority of its life in the water. These giant penguins grew up to 1.7 metres in height and 90kg in weight (Abyssal, 2015). It had a bent wing joint, beneficial for flight and powerful propulsion under water when diving for fish. Gilbert Price,…

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    Maddie Buxton 28 November 2017 4th Hour Composition English Riding v Western Riding Western and English are two completely different styles of equestrian riding. Not only are the types of events different, but the tack and the types of horses used as well. English riding came about long before western riding. English riding originated in in England and was then brought to the United States. English riding is considered to be the traditional way of horseback riding (English or Western).…

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    Galloping across an open green field is a big, brown, silky smooth, majestic animal known as a horse. I’ve been riding horses for four years and it has been the best four years of my life. They are fun to ride and teach you so many valuable skills you've probably never thought of. Horse will develop a strong loving bond for you and always stay loyal as long as they are treated well. Having a skill like horseback riding can benefit you in many ways because it is great core and leg exercise, you…

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    To me horseback riding is the best sport ever. With horseback riding you can do a bunch of competitions with your horse. You can participate in Barrel Racing, Show Jumping, Pole Bending, Dressage and a whole lot more. There are also different types of saddles for riding such as Westren and English. Both types of saddles are designed for certain styles, sports, and disciplines. My favorite thing about horseback riding is that it gives you an opportunity to bond with your horse, and mother nature.…

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    In the show ring, every run is one of thirteen NRHA approved reining patterns. When someone executes a pattern it is called a run or a go. Each pattern is composed of precise maneuvers designed to demonstrate the degree of which the horse is responding. Each pattern obtains five main maneuvers. The maneuvers are undoubtedly complex and requires the horse and rider team to be extremely precise in the execution of them. Patterns consist of galloping circles, dizzying spins, and abrupt sliding…

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