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    California, children exposed to music as a part of their daily lives have a faster rate of maturation (Gersema). Interestingly, people begin to hear music from the beginnings of their lives, and most likely until the end of it. Music has been around for approximately 55,000 years, and was used by ancient humans to socialize and express their emotions. It does not come to a shock that music varies greatly across cultures, between different periods, and religions. For instance, the music played in Guatemala differs greatly from the music played in China: Traditions impact the composition of the music. Similarly, this concept also applies to the…

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    Julio Hernández Cordón’s films Marimbas Del Infierno and Polvo reflect the neoliberal period in Guatemala by illustrating how the profound digressions from the period of nationalism affected everyday life. During the nationalist era of the early to mid 20th, Guatemala gained a strong sense of national identity All things traditional and national became popular. The onset of the neoliberal period, however, would drastically change many of these consistencies. The effects of these changes are…

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    Fareed Zakaria GPS Response The December 6th episode of Fareed Zakaria GPS touched on the strategies the U.S. is taking to contain terrorism, the stereotypes Americans have of certain minority groups (specifically Muslims), and how one group’s music is countering the horrifying attacks by ISIS that took place in Paris. Mr. Zakaria first sat down to interview President Obama’s national security advisor, Susan Rice, on what the path U.S. is planning to take to prevent any further ISIS acts of…

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    Maya Geographical Setting

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    Student Name: Mahayelea Maya Geographical Setting: What continent? What Landforms? What important Places? The Mayans settled in Mesoamerica. They lived in southern and northern Guatemala. In the Northern part of Guatemala it is full of mountain ranges, filled with minerals, and has a dry cool climate. In the southern part of Guatemala has the places Belize and Yucatan. In Yucatan the climate was dry and hot. Hot humid rainforests covered the southern area of guatemala and it had plenty of…

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    Clendinnen recounts the history of the Yucatan peninsula once the Spanish arrived. She splits her recounting into two sections: the Spanish’s perceptive and the Mayan’s perspective. Clendinnen’s recounting the Spanish side of history demonstrates a struggle not only between the Spanish and the new land and its inhabitants, but also the internal conflicts between the Spanish settlers and the friars. At first she tells us how the Spaniards’ interactions with the natives consisted of tribute…

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    Guatemala Case Study

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    In analysing the usefulness of these theories in explaining the case of Guatemala, history and socioeconomic contexts prior to and during the development process is worth observing. The United States’ political and economic interests on the Latin American region was officially expressed with the articulation of the Monroe Doctrine in 1823 (Gilderhus, 2008: 5). The doctrine mainly served as a declaration of political independence of the American Continent from European colonial powers, yet the…

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    The Decline of the Mayan Civilization Thought to be the founders of the Mesoamerican empire, the Mayan culture began around 1800 B.C. Around 200 A.D, the mayans experienced a time of great advancements and thrived until about 900 A.D. The Mayans were able to create large cities without “essential” tools such as metal or the wheel. They were also about to create a 356 day calendar, which we still base our calendars off of today. To creating their own writing system using a form of…

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    shoulders, and knees. They myth of the ball game is that the sacrificed their winners. Everyday they had greenstone, beads, cacao beans, and copper bells. Nowadays there are farms, lands, rivers, and ect… Pyramids show human existence from the famous Mayan calendar. On the island of cozumel there is Mary and goddess Ixhel. They lived in large palaces in the city. Most of them speak bilingual in spanish. Around 5 million speak Mayan language. Their clothes were made from animal skin. In other…

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    were subjugated under their often-repressive rule. As a result of this social discourse in the early 1800’s, there were many revolutions by armed militias in Latin American that expelled the colonial rulers. Ultimately the individual countries were granted independence often with the leaders of the revolutionary militia assuming the mantle of leadership. The traditional oligarchy that has had a significant influence on Latin America following the revolutions are the military, the Catholic…

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    life that my mom was never able to have. Now at the age of forty she has a mother figure with short red hair and the same beautiful tan skin. Also the three-month old is now twenty-one with a husband and children of her own. She is my older sister that made the crazy journey of coming to the United States with my mom. Back in Guatemala she and her family struggled a lot. My mom had to help her mother out a lot with chores, cooking, and running errands. She was in the third grade when things…

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