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    Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517-1570 is centered around three Spaniards and their approach to Maya in the Yucatan Peninsula. Clendinnen weaves a tale of forced conversion, colonial power struggles, and mass torture, but she contextualized these horrors in a way that the rationales of the Spaniards do not get lost. However, the Maya side of the story gets lost with only one Maya figure, the resistance leader Nachi Cocom, emerges as an individual. The Catholic religion and its doctrine proved to be the largest shaping force on the three primary figures featured in the Ambivalent Conquests. Franciscan Diego de Landa, mayor Diego Quijada, and bishop Francisco de Toral and of the three Landa stands above the others, an…

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    Being the first generation of my family to graduate from high school and attend college has been one of my major goals throughout my life. I was born on September 21, 1992 in Mexico City but raised in San Diego since the age of four. My mother was only sixteen years old when she had me raising me as a single mother, my mom has sacrificed her life to put a roof over my head. My childhood has not been easy, since I was a little girl I had to face many obstacles that has shaped me to become the…

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    Pre-Visit Experience Goal Arriving in San Diego the prospective customer was hoping to organize a casual dinner for a group of twelve college students. Without much knowledge of the city the customer wished to find a convenient, affordable option which would contribute positively to the experience of all parties included. Not looking for a tourist-attraction or a chain restaurant, the options were limited to favorite local establishments within downtown San Diego. Ideally the restaurant would…

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    AGENCY DESCRIPTION The San Diego hope for humanity (SDHH) mission is to provide underprivileged children, youths, adults, homeless, runaway, and foster youths the support to San Diego County. The San Diego hope for humanity was founded in August, 2004. - 2004: Established case management, homeless feeding, supply services, - 2005: Added after-special event program. - 2007: Developed partnership with the other nonprofit organizations and establish community services program - 2008: Created…

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    Symbol Example from story Importance Act 1: Nature “Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it.”- Lady Macbeth (Act 1 scene 5 line 72-73) “The air nimbly and sweetly recommends itself unto our gentle sense.” - King Duncan (Act 1, Scene 6, Line 1-2) “... heaven’s breath smells wooingly here.” - Banquo (Act 1, Scene 6, Line 6-7) All of these lines compare Macbeth to something in nature. Lady Macbeth’s line says that Macbeth needs to look like a flower but really be a snake deep…

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    The Couple in the cage was a performance, filmed into a documentary of artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco. Guillermo Gómez-Peña is a Mexican–American performance and installation artist and writer, as well as an activist and educator. His works revolves around the issue of the north–south border and US–Mexican interactions. Gómez-Peña is deemed as a pioneer of performance art, experimental radio, video and installation art. His works often involve dense texts, a collaboration with…

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    Frida Kahlo was born lived and created her art in first half of the 20th century. She was born in 1907 in Mexico and died there in 1954. She became painting after in 1925 she got into car accident that dramatically changed her life. She didn’t receive any education after she finished school but she connected her life with arts forever. During her life she was an activist of the Mexican Communist Party and was married with a famous Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. He played one of the most…

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    heritage and displayed it throughout her life. She even changed her birth year to 1910 to coincide with the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution. In 1922, Frida is one of the few women admitted to a prestigious National Preparatory school in Mexico City to study medicine. (Souter) While she studied there, Frida met with many political activists, such as the Cachets, and artists, such as Diego Rivera. (Friedman) Unfortunately for Frida, she was a woman who had a life filled with many unfortunate…

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    I Juan De Pareja

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    In the beginning of the book I Juan DE Pareja a boy who lost his mother at a young age is working of the mistrust of the house and is kept and fed well until one day a disease came and killed off most of the slaves and as Juan is laying there dying a man comes and say that you are blessed because god decided to save him and that he is lucky to be alive. This same man also helps get back his strength until a named Don Carmelo come to take him to his new master and a city called Madrid which would…

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    Visual Art Analysis Essay

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    depression except a few areas that the artist used bright colors. The painting is divided into two sides with Kahlo standing in the middle. The left side of the painting represents Mexico, Kahlo’s birth country, and the right side represents America where she was residing with her husband at the time. When comparing the two sides of the painting, on the left side which represents Mexico, filled with primitive objects is reflecting simplicity, nature and Kahlo’s heritage. The right side on the…

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