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    The Canary Islands consist of seven volcanic islands that are west of Africa and make up an archipelago. The name of these islands are Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Gomera, Palma, and Hierro. These islands are home to three different species of lizards called G. atlantica, G. stehlini, and G. galloti (Lab Manual: Lab 6: Island Biogeography and Evolution: Solving A Phylogenetic Puzzle Using Molecular Genetics). The Canary Islands were named the Fortunate Islands by the…

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    Illegal Immigration Impact

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    On the surface, it is easy for many people in the United States to turn a blind eye to the effects of illegal immigration. Some may say that this cognitive dissonance is caused by the prominence of immigrants and their impact on the nation. Many foreigners, migrating to the states, sought out the American dream. The dream to live in the United States promised new objectives like freedom, hope, and a better life for loved ones. Although this yearning incited a new hope for many adoptive citizens,…

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    Today I saw one of the most hateful racist and ignorant post by people who I thought were the future, our generations Americans. Today, I am disgusted because I cannot believe I went to school with half of you. I shared a part of my life with half of you, I mean I can say we had conversations, we went to school together and I would have thought of all of you as people who make mistakes, learn and grow from them would actually take the time to think before you say something so hurtful and…

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    The United States has rapidly conformed into a multiracial society. Bilingual individuals come to America in hopes to find equal rights and freedom and face discrimination by Americans. American values are forced upon these people and according to Tan and Anzaldua, a certain way of life is expected of them. The struggle of “fitting in” and accepting the cultural background is a major point in both essays, Mother Tongue by Amy Tan and How to Tame a Wild Tongue by Gloria Anzaldua. Their…

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    At the heart of Mark Danner's graphic and eye-opening historical novel, The Massacre at El Mozote, is an ideological battle between communism and capitalism. By backing the right-wing El Salvadoran government and military, the United States became an active and willing participant in one of the bloodiest single massacres in Central American history. The massacres at El Mozote, La Joya, La Guacamaya and Arambala killed nearly 1,000 peasants. The group most responsible for these atrocities was the…

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    point of the cocaine trade, Medellin, Colombia, was dubbed the “most dangerous city on Earth” by TIME magazine at the height of the cartel’s power. It bore the highest homicide rate and was plagued by civil conflict, which set the stage for illicit drug trafficking to occur. Presently, it ranks as the 49th most dangerous city, and it is speculated by both the DEA and Colombian National police that more than 300 drug smuggling organizations are active within Colombia today, all contributing to…

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    Immigration America are known as the land of opportunity among immigrants, because U.S. is able to provide the immigrants with a variety, of life opportunity that they wouldn’t have had in their own countries, such as higher education, economic stability and, etc. America is home to world’s largest immigrant populations with more than 41 million, and is by far the largest economy in the world, but native views about the immigrants are mixed. Half (51%) of Americans this year, said immigrant’s…

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    Impact Of Pablo Escobar

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    The South American country of Colombia has usually been recognized for it’s exports of both crude and refined petroleum, coal, and coffee. However, after the life and criminal reign of Pablo Escobar, Colombia became internationally recognized as an exporter of a different good— cocaine. Although the record of cocaine exports from Colombia dates back far past the time of Pablo Escobar, he is one of, if not the most, successful Drug Kingpin of all time, and is responsible for implementing a drug…

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    to take action on anyone who remain in the country above the limit granted by immigration officers upon arrival at one of our port of entry. When speaking of illegal immigration, one of the most important aspect agued by certain immigration policy advocate is, illegal immigrants account for a large amount of criminal activities. However, certain consider that illegal aliens contribute significantly in the growth our economy in doing job that most Americans refused to do. Former New York City…

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    All illegals should not be deported because it will increase public debt in the United States and the labor force will decrease in some areas. In contrast, legalizing all undocumented will help the country’s economy and the new documented people will pay taxes and pay for their own benefits. In the United States, it has had been saying that there are more than 11 million of undocumented and since long time ago the anti-immigrants have had been saying that all of these illegals must be deported…

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