Gran Colombia

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  • Impact Of Pablo Escobar

    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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  • Cocaine Trade: Medellin, Colombia

    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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  • Mark Lyttle: The Importance Of Immigration Issues

    IMPORTANCE OF ISSUE Since its inception, America has continuously dealt with immigration. Aversion and hostility usually welcome immigrant communities. Still, how the American government chooses to deal with the influx in migrating population has been disputed. Only a fraction of the population in detainment are illegal immigrants are a threat to the society. Many detainees are women and children asylum seekers from violence-stricken countries in Central America. Even worse, some of the people…

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  • Summary Of Globalization In America

    Chapter 10 discuss a lack of globalization in that people are unable to freely migrate from one country to another. They are obligated to do so by illegal means which creates greater opportunity for oppression. The author also points out how restrictionists portray an image which dehumanizes immigrants and perpetuates negative stereotypes that immigrants/minorities are criminals. Without global equity we will continue to see people trying what they can to rise out of the oppression and poverty…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Immigration To The United States

    Immigration “Since 1970, more than 30 million foreign citizens and their descendants have been added to the local communities and labor pools of the United States” (11). It is the numerical equivalent of having relocated within our borders the entire present population of all Central American countries. The United States is the best country in the world, but it is starting to become a disaster. Immigrants should not be granted into the United States of America. With thousands of illegal…

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  • Life As An Undocumented Immigrant Rhetorical Analysis

    Rhetorical Analysis of “Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” The article “Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” argues to convince the reader that illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay in the country as long as they are hard working. The author tell his account of being an undocumented immigrant in the attempt to gain empathy from the reader and convince them that he should be allowed to stay in the United States. The author tries to paint himself in an innocent light throughout the article…

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  • Slavery In The Market Revolution

    The southerners were experiencing dramatically different developments than the northerners between the 1830s and 1860s. The crop of choice in the south became the cotton, and it was quickly labeled the king. Cotton contributed to half of the exports in the nation, and the Southern farmers knew that they would get rich if they continue to farm the cotton. Southerners brought slaves and slavery with them into the southwestern territories of the United States because for the farmer to grow cotton…

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  • Medellin Cartel Pros And Cons

    When Cesar Gaviria was elected in 1990, he made it his personal mission to take down Escobar. Colonel Hugo Martinez of the La Policia Nacional de Colombia (PNC) was leading the fight to take him down. On the same day that Galan was murdered, the PNC colonel Waldemar Franklin. Once when Pablo’s wife and kids were driving down the road, they went through a road block. They were taken into custody for…

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  • My Life As An Undocumented Immigrant By Jose Antonio Vargas

    In the narrative essay, “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant,” journalist Jose Antonio Vargas recounts his childhood journey from the Philippines to the United States. He presents his accomplishments in his education and career as a journalist while living with his grandparents and having an illegal status in the United States. Throughout Vargas’ story, he explains the difficulties that he faced for not having the proper credentials to be in the United States. Building up his essay as a…

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  • The Snake Warriors Summary

    “The Snake Warriors – Sons of the Tiger Teeth: a descriptive analysis of Carib warfare, ca. 1500-1820” by Neil Lancelot Whitehead Neil Whitehead, in his article The Snake Warriors analysed Carib warfare, uses historical texts’ to interpret Carib war culture and society anthropologically. He does this by first, describing Carib military tactics prior to European contact, discussing social and ideological context they were deployed, and also to analyze the effect European contact had on the…

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