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    El Salvador History

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    The Conquest The history of El Salvador begins with the time period in which indigenous people resided in the country. According to Roy Boland, in Culture and Customs of El Salvador, The Spanish conquered El Salvador in 1524; the spanish found the country was divided into three states (13). The spaniards hegemonic influence finally converted El Salvador into a Spanish colony after twenty six years of indigenous resistance(Boland 14). Such conquest brought violence, diseases, and poverty to the indigenous people. The colonial period lasted until 1821(Boland 14). El Salvador finally became independent from Spain in 1821 and joined the United Provinces of Central America in 1823; however, in 1840 El Salvador gained full independence (Eileen…

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    Violence In El Salvador

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    El Salvador has been overran with unequal rights and violence caused by the Civil War. The 1 United States became involved in this conflict through the struggle for human rights, democracy, and equality. During the Civil War, the U.S. sent more than $4.5 billion in aid to the Salvadoran government, and trained many Salvadoran soldiers on U.S. ground. In 1977, the U.S. voiced concerns about the frequent human right violations. The Salvadoran government renounced all aid from the U.S. El Salvador…

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    El Salvador Culture

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    The Culture of El Salvador There are 195 countries currently in the entire world. With countless countries in the world, it also brings different backgrounds. Being raised in a part of the globe, much of their population can grow accustomed to their norms. The perspective on their way of life can be very odd or disquieting to other countries. In fact, a culture is what construes their way of life, not to mention their way of thinking. Culture is what forms a person a person, as well as a…

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    El Salvador Ideology

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    El Salvador finally has peace after twelve years of civil war. During recent years, violence and poverty have plagued the country due to over-population and class struggles which, caused discontent with social inequalities, a poor economy, and the repressive measures of dictatorship. One of the most violent and bloody chapters of El Salvador’s history has ended in January 16, 1992 that has changed the life for everybody in the country after twelve years of unstoppable wave of murders of…

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    Your Hands Located on the Pacific coast of Central America, the Republic of El Salvador is the smallest and most densely populated amongst its neighboring nations. Formally under Spanish rule, El Salvador gained independence in 1821, following other Central American states during the beginning of the 19th century. Due to the colonization of El Salvador by Spain, Spanish reigns as the nation’s official language. Geographically, El Salvador shares its boarders with two neighboring countries;…

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    In “El Asco” Moya tells the story of his life in El Salvador through the protagonist Vega. Throughout the book Moya uses the character of Vega to unleash his monologue. Moya uses the character of Vega to retell his cold and cruel words about El Salvador. As the book goes on the monologue becomes more intense to the point where El Salvador sounds like a truly awful place. However, Moya wrote the book to expose the harsh and complex reality of El Salvador while expressing his distaste for…

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    El Salvador Flag Essay

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    -This is a Union of Central America after they had gotten their independence from Spain El Salvador’s flag includes all equal bands These bands go from the color dark blue,then white inbetween and then another dark blue band The coat of arms is placed in the center of the flag The coat of arm includes a triangle with five volcanoes, these volcanoes represent former member of the Central American union. The red had that tops a staff is called the Phrygian cap this cap represents liberty. Behind…

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    El Salvador Research Paper

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    Before Romero In many ways, El Salvador was no different than many of its South American neighbors during the 1970 's and 1980 's. The oppressive government that existed in El Salvador had much in common with the violent regimes running Argentina, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, and others. Death squads, supported if not organized by the ruling governments, murdered with no fear of reprisal those they saw as enemies of the status quo. However, it was the global setting, not simply a continental…

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    El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America and also one of the most dangerous countries. During the civil war in the 1980s a lot of salvadorans migrated to the USA and other countries, But most people immigrated to USA. But how this has connection to gangs problems? Salvadorans had lack of education and they were not legal residents in the USA, so they choose the easy life involving themselves in gangs as self-protection. Salvadorans began to commit crimes and the USA did not accept…

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    one memory that I will never forget, the day when my family and I traveled to El Salvador. El Salvador is known as the smallest country in Central America. The reason why we went on a vacation to El Salvador was because it is both of my parent’s hometown. Once we arrived at the airport of El Salvador family members and friends greeted us. During our vacation we went to visit tourist places, but I did notice a couple of differences than the ones compared to California for instance; the food was…

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