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    There’s not much to do in the Rio Grande Valley during spring break, but spring break 2017 was an unbelievable spring break. I acquired to experience my first livestock show with my boyfriend. I also had the chance to relax and watch Netflix the entire day without any interruptions. During the week I had a plentiful other fun experiences during the week, but experiencing my first livestock show and relaxing by watching Netflix was my favorite. The Rio Grande Valley is Livestock show had been popular for plentiful years now, but sadly my parents never had the chance to take. Luckily, my boyfriend, my boyfriend had a day off from work and had the opportunity to take me and I had a blast. For example, the hypnotist, Tina Marie was attending the…

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    I've lived in the Rio Grande Valley my whole life. Ever since I could remember, I had never been outside these valley roads. I had always dreamed about what a vacation would be like. I ustheir ed to have friends all the time tell me about their trips to San Antonio, Houston, and Florida , just to name a few. I came from a lower class family of five so a vacation was never an option for us. Once I turned seventeen years old, I got my first job. I would help the family out as much as I could,…

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    Social Worker

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    a daily basis. After comparing South Texas College (STC), University of Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), and Baylor University based on my criteria of tuition cost, cost of living, and distance from home, University of Rio Grande Valley would be the best choice in helping me pursue a career in social work. Thus, the University of Rio Grande Valley offers the expertise required to become a social worker. The social work field is abundantly diverse. There are different types of social workers: child and…

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    Brownsville Ship Channel from the same point of entry. In addition, LNG waiting export will be stored within four LNG storage tanks on site. The entire RGLNG site will approximately span 1,000 acres with central coordinates Latitude: 26° 1’ N, Longitude: 97° 15’ W("Rio Grande LNG - Project…

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    first-generation student, I was honored to make the Dean’s list, play collegiate volleyball, and acquire employment as a Technician at Lee’s pharmacy in McAllen, Texas. Coming from a low income family has helped me perceive the hardships many go through in the Rio Grande Valley. Volunteering at the children’s hospital and community events has made me treasure those moments like never before, for I believe there is no real happiness other than helping people in need. While volunteering at the…

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    The Manifest Destiny certainly had good intentions. The idea that the United States was destined for greatness and expansion beyond the current borders was a substantial idea. However, enacting these ideals quickly turned into an oppressive era for surrounding territories not seized by the united states. The United States hastily settled the dispute over Oregon with Britain, not to avoid conflict, but to deal with conflict arising in the southwest. Mexico urgently broke ties with America right…

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    Chihuahuan Desert Essay

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    Where the earth’s crust and lithosphere have pulled apart and created the Rio Grande river, multiple mountain ranges, and the Potrillo volcanic field. It is typical to find lime calcareous soils throughout the dry hot desert. As mentioned before the Chihuahuan Desert is mainly surrounded by the Sierra Madre Oriental (east) and the Sierra Madre Occidental (west). There are many more mountain ranges that have built up over time, including: the Sierra del Carmen, the Organ Mountains, the Franklin…

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    The black bean episode, or the black bean lottery, was the result of the Mier expedition. Alexander Somervell had led his militia to raid border towns, such as Guerrero and Laredo, and decided to quit due to the fear of a deadly clash with Mexican troops. Only 189 troops listened to his orders and went on the long journey back home. Over three hundred troops continued on their journey with their new leader, William S. Fisher. The Texans decided to cross the Rio Grande River and enter the town…

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    (Paz 26). Therefore, Mexico too knows that these characteristics cannot define their nationalism. Mexico is rich in both past and present hardships that can be considered as moments that shaped their nation. Of these hardships, which did not aid in the production of Mexicanidad? Out of these hardships there are a few that need to be overcome in order for a nation to develop and thrive. In researching the Mexicanidad, one of the biggest and most influential hardships that the Mexican people as a…

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    Fort Bliss History

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    By the order of Colonel Edmund Alexander, Fort Bliss was moved to Magoffinsville. The order was placed as a barrier to guard against Apache Native Americans who were attacking the citizens. According to the Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, it states, “originally strategically located near the ice-free through the Rocky Mts., it guarded the U.S.-Mexican border and protected west- bound gold seekers… task forces against Cochise and Geronimo…” (Fort Bliss, Columbia) In the year of 1867, the Rio…

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