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    were invaded and then colonized by Christopher Columbus and Juan Ponce de Leon. After Spain conquered parts of the Americas, it increased their knowledge of new land, also called ‘New World’. Using that knowledge, the Spanish took advantage of the high status that was given to them due to the substantial amount of newly-discovered land. The Spanish changed the New World in many ways, which caused Spain to become one of the most powerful countries throughout the sixteenth century. Columbus was highly supported by the Spanish…

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    struggled with health problems. She received advice from her physician to move south during the winter. Flagler and his family moved south to Jacksonville. Unfortunately, his wife did not recover from her illness and died. Two years later Flagler married again, he and his wife moved to St. Augustine, FL. They adored the town and foresaw growth in the area. This town had a problem, it lacked in proper hotels and transportation systems. Flagler still a board member of Standard Oil decided it was…

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    Christopher Columbus is arguably the most significant explorers for Spain, but there are many more navigators and colonizers who are worthy of praise. Two more explorers who were noticeably influential to North America include Juan Ponce de León and Hernando de Soto. Juan Ponce de León and Hernando de Soto discovered areas that now belong to the USA. These two conquistadors came years after Columbus and other major impactors like the cartographer Amerigo Vespucci. During the 1530s Hernando de…

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    Most of the early revivals started in areas where the Spanish settled first, then started to migrate from there. Earlier revivals were free to adapt to American cultures, but in the early 20th century, these modifications and alterations were more true to the historical style. These differences were mostly caused by regional expansion, and caused different “styles” to be blended into American Architecture. The Ponce de Leon Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida was completed in 1888 and was one of…

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    Trip To Puerto Rico

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    When thinking back to my past, my favorite memory is my trip to Puerto Rico. I got to travel with some of my close friends and really cool adults. We were in Puerto Rico for seven days, and every single day I got to discover the culture and learn something new about the island and the people living on it. We were able to explore the nature there, try Puerto Rican foods, speak in Spanish, and tour historical sites. We left at four in the morning to board our plane. When we arrived on the island,…

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    Ponce De Leon Hall History

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    THE HISTORY OF PONCE DE LEON HALL Flagler College’s Ponce de Leon hall, located at 74 King St, St Augustine, Florida, was built in 1888 by architects John Carrére and Thomas Hastings, who were still new to the field at the time (Horn). The main building of the hall is now used mostly for student housing purposes, but the exterior architectural features and domed lobby space showcase impressive design features and elements of styles that we have covered this semester (Branch). It originally…

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    On the morning of February 28, 2001 the Pacific Northwest was hit by a 45 second, 6.8 magnitude intraslab earthquake called the Nisqually or “The Ash Wednesday” earthquake. The Nisqually earthquake occurred when the Juan de Fuca plate subducted under the North American plate, this quickly released the built up strain. This was caused by mineral changes as the plate moved farther into the mantle. The Nisqually earthquake hit the southern end of Puget Sound causing damage to the ports of Seattle…

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    Historical caudillos, Rosas and Peron Juan Manuel de Rosas is well known as a historical dictator in Argentina. He dominated Argentina from 1829 to 1852. Some people evaluated him as a caudillo to his enemies, but for his supporters, he was a hero who saved Argentina from disorganization. Although Rosas was a saver to some Argentina, he definitely was a caudillo. He had all caudillo characteristics. He was authoritarian and charismatic, and he was also a large landowner, and implemented…

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    Globalization is pushing organizations to be more competitive and is forcing them to be highly innovative, creative, and prompting them to be more proactive, visionary, with a better strategic plan and mechanisms that can make them more productive and unique. This paper would try to identify (a) market and non-market strategies that Starbucks has used in Colombia since 2014, and (b) market and non-market strategies of the domestic competing Colombian brand, Juan Valdez (a national symbol), who…

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