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    an alternative motive for speaking English than my mother had thought, but that is what it sounded like to my mother. Growing up under her wing I knew the last thing she would ever let happen was let me or anyone else in the family forget about our Cape Verdean roots. To her, picking English over Creole in an instance where I did not have to speak English was a sign of a threat to our culture. Reading Anzaldua 's words everything clicked. To purposely and willing change or be expected to change…

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    Vacation In Yarmouth

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    Yarmouth, a town in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is a great place to go on vacation and spend time with family. Only about 2 hours from Boston, it is located just 26 miles from the Bourne Bridge and 22 miles from the Sagamore Bridge. A day at the beach is a must when visiting the Yarmouth area, and there are several beaches to consider visiting. The most popular beach in Yarmouth, Seagull Beach, is also the largest. It is a very clean and beautiful family beach. It has a large parking lot, clean…

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    place predominately in Eskasoni, Nova Scotia between 1997 and 2001 while according to the book Angela was doing her field research there. “ Between July 1997 and April 2000, I conducted three separate periods of participant-observation research in Cape Breton. My first two visits were spent mostly on the island of Potolek, where I attended the annual St.Anne 's Mission..” (Robinson, 2005) The purpose or objective when writing this book was according to the preface of the book was to ensure that…

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    JESSIE EMMA COOK was born in Heart’s Content at the end of 1880 or the beginning of 1881 and was baptised at St Mary’s Church on the 14th of January 1881. At some point during the early 1900s, Jessie married a man by the name of John Carmichael Dunning. Born in Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire in Scotland in 1882 to parents William and Janet (née Carmichael) Dunning, John was a telegraphist like Jessie’s father. Few reasons would have given Jessie reason to leave Heart’s Content, much less…

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    The song that I will be representing is far well to Nova Scotia. Nova scotia, which is Latin for “New Scotland”, is one of three Maritime Provinces in Canada. Nova scotia is the second smallest province in Canada with up to 55,284 square kilometers of land. This land has been a destination for sailors, adventures and settlers all across history, because of there close location to the Atlantic sea and there mid tempeture climate. The song farewell to nova scotia originated in none…

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    these torn characters with in Island to reveal the hardships they face, he suggests it is not possible for the past and present to coexist as they ‘exclude each other in a manner that [is] so blunt and too clear.’ Despite the inevitable need for the Cape Bretoners to change their ‘old ways’ and move into the present…

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    João's successor, Manuel I ordered Dias to serve as a shipbuilding consultant for the expedition of Vasco da Gama. Dias sailed with the da Gama expedition as far as the Cape Verde Islands, then returned to Guinea. Da Gama's ships reached their goal of India in May 1498. Afterward, Manuel sent out a massive fleet to India under Pedro Álvares Cabral and Dias captained four of the ships. They reached Brazil in March 1500…

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    At Cape Catastrophe the expedition suffered the loss of the ship's boat and its eight sailors, including Flinders' close associate, John Thistle. Dramatic moments occurred while passing through the Great Barrier Reef, in the Gulf of Carpentaria during hostilities with aborigines, and at the inspection of the ship's deteriorating hull in the North. After reprovisioning at Timor, an increasing number of crew developed dysentry, and with a mounting death toll and a heavy heart, Flinders was forced…

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