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    Mexican Culture Essay

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    The Renovation of a Damaged People: Mexico’s Post-Revolution Cultural Recovery Throughout history, music, art, and literature have held key roles in dealing with and responding to current political events. This type of culture has been used for good and evil - spreading truth that inspires the masses to make a change, or propaganda in order for a government to cultivate certain ideas within its citizens. By looking at the content of artistic expression during any given time and in any given area, we can use lyrics, pictures, and prose to ascertain the state of affairs and how the common people as well as the government felt about it. The Mexican Revolution, lasting from 1910 to 1940, inspired a plethora of historically significant, meaningful traditions, all colored with anti-colonial, autonomous attitudes. During and following this period of revolution, Mexican art, music, and literature responded to the turmoil and violence by attempting to formulate a unique national identity by which all Mexicans could be unified. The Mexican Revolution was a time of great turmoil and ongoing violence between the lower working class who fought for “tierra y libertad (land and freedom)”, and the supporters of Porfirio Diaz, a dictator who had held power for over 30 years. As evidenced in the many vignettes in Nellie Campobello’s Cartucho and My Mother’s Hands, such disturbing acts of violence were very commonplace in this era. An example of this is the narrative of a Villista named…

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    The individual that I interview is Maria del Refugio. Maria is 67 years old and she was born and raised in Guadalajara, Jalisco in the city of Zapopan. The interview took place in my house. However, she came to the United States 5 months ago. Maria came to visit her family. During the interview she mentioned that people from U.S are more liberal and unfriendly. She states that even neighbors are stranger. That’s something she misses from Zapopan that fact that everyone knows each other and that…

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    Well I agree with Butler's strength on motivation, I disagree on the different views of god. Motivation was the key of this story it showed how Lauren never gave up on her method that she has accomplished. Its a hot sunny day like always in California like usual Carlos plays his soccer game and goes home to watch his favorite team play which is Chivas de Guadalajara. Carlos always wears his favorite team colors which is red and white also he a good educated kid when it comes to school. His…

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    Maria Dynamite

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    at home to care for the family. When Maria was young, she enjoyed playing games that were meant “for boys,” she despised dolls and any games that were “for girls.” She was also an accomplished horseback rider. In addition, Maria did not have a good relationship with her sisters due her strong personality. She also described her relationship with her father as cold and uncaring. In 1920, the Felix family moved to Guadalajara, Mexico. During this time, Maria did not adjust well to…

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    Enrique Camarena, a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Special Agent was abducted on February 7, 1985 near the U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico and shortly after that, Capt. Alfredo Zavala, a DEA source, was abducted from a car near the Guadalajara Airport. They were tortured for over 30 hours and died. The two abductions would be one of the largest investigations ever conducted by the DEA. The case would involve major forensic problems. Many suspects were arrested and tried for 8 weeks in…

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    Reason for Referral: Mrs. Sofia Martinez was referred for a psychological evaluation to assess the relationship between Mrs. Martinez and her spouse Lorena, The purpose of this report is to evaluate the impact of a familial separation on Mrs. Martinez. Background Information and History of the Incident: Sofia Martinez was born on September 26, 1966 in Guadalajara, Mexico. She migrated to the United States in 1986 in search of employment opportunities. At the time Mrs. Martinez’ goal was to…

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    Mr. Kenny Rivera graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a Bachelor’s Degree in biological science. During his time there Mr. Rivera developed a strong and enthusiastic commitment to public service by volunteering for various organizations, including John Muir Hospital, and the American Medical Student Association. His dedication to service even took him so far as to travel to Nicaragua and Costa Rica with the “Vida Volunteer Medical Mission Group” where he was able to help…

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    It was six A.M. and we were all dragging ourselves to get up from the bed. The family and I were heading for Mexico and the plane was to leave at 8:30 a.m. We had packed earlier that week. I was anxious mostly because my father would continuously talk about the dangers of the streets and people. The time though would arrive when we would all aboard the plane to fly to Guadalajara, Mexico. After a five hour delay and a two-hour flight, we finally touched down in Mexico. While in the country, we…

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    Some major cities are: Iztapalapa is the Federal District of Mexico City’s 16 boroughs located on the east side of the entity. Mexico City is the densely populated, high-altitude capital of Mexico. It's known for its Templo Mayor (a 13th-century Aztec temple), the baroque Catedral Metropolitana of the Spanish conquistadors and the Palacio Nacional, which houses historic murals by Diego Rivera. All of this resides in and around the Plaza de la Constitución, the massive main square also known as…

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    depose the following: I am writing this letter to provide a description off the hardships my husband, Edward Vivio, would suffer should we have to leave the United States if my waiver is denied. First, I would like you to know that I was born on July 21, 1986 in Zapotlanejo, Jalisco, Mexico. I was born into a family of six people including my father and mother, an older sister and two younger sisters. I grew up in a very poor community called Santa Fe, Jalisco Mexico, 35 minutes away from my…

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