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Hernan Cortes – The Conqueror of Mexico

Hernan Cortes was born in 1485 in a town called Medellin in Extremadura. It talks about little of his child hood and little about his young life except that he studied law at the University of Salamanca. His law school years were cut short in 1501 when he decided to try his luck in the…

Latin America,

Mexico,

Politics

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General George Meade at the Second Battle of Bull Run

Do you know who was the general for the Second Battle of Bull Run? Everyone knows what the Second Battle of Bull Run is but who was the general? Some people even know that the North won that battle. Most people do not know that General George Meade defeated General Lee at that battle. General…

History,

Mexico,

War

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Mexico

Mexico, or the United Mexican States, (Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is located on the continent of North America. It is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean, and The United States, Belize, and Guatemala. It has a total of 1972550 Sq. Kilometers of land area. It is slightly less than three times the…

Country,

Culture,

Mexico

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Warm Feelings For Cold Blood

.. Perry to help him. Perry consented and they got together. On a Saturday night in November, Dick and Perry killed the Clutter family. The townspeople found the Clutter’s dead in their house on Sunday morning and no one could believe what had happened. They couldn’t believe it because it was such a small community…

Fiction,

Literature,

Mexico

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Jack Kerouacs On The Road – Carefree? On The Ro

  A laughing blue sky waiting to swallow you alive above, a gleefully roaring engine burning hungrily in front, the road and its devils grinning wickedly below, Jack Kerouac’s characters go flying off randomly along the twisted contours of their lives in his autobiographical epic On the Road. But what is the meaning of the…

Fiction,

Literature,

Mexico

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Beautiful Blueberries

Christopher McCandless’ last journal entry before dying of starvation in the Alaska bush was simply the words Beautiful Blueberries. Over the previous two years he bought a secondhand canoe on impulse and paddled to Mexico. Then he lived on the streets of Los Angeles with vagrants, camped in the Arizona dessert with hippies, tramped through…

Culture,

Fiction,

Literature,

Mexico

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Chiapas Revolution 1994 Proved to Be Radical Year in Mexican History

There were three major assassinations of political figures, President Carlos Salinas signed the NAFTA agreement, and a small revolution began in the Pacific Southwest of Mexico. Although all of these a major impact on Mexican society none played out to the public greater then Zapatista uprising in Chiapas. Several hours before 1994 became the New…

Ethnicity,

Mexico,

Politics

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Aztec

The Aztec Indians, who are known for their domination of southern and central Mexico, ruled between the 14th and 16th centuries.Their name is derived from Azatlan, the homeland of the north.The Aztecs also call themselves Mexica and there language came from the Nahuatlan The Aztecs were formed after the Toltec civilization occurred when hundreds of…

Civilization,

History,

Mesopotamia,

Mexico

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There are also claims that the margarita was first mixed in Juárez

There are also claims that the margarita was first mixed in Juárez, Mexico at Tommy’s Place Bar on July 4, 1942 by Francisco “Pancho” Morales. Morales later left bartending in Mexico to become a US citizen, where he worked as a milkman for 25 years. Mexico’s official news agency Notimex and many experts have said…

Mexico

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Chicano

The Chicano power movement of the 1960’s is characterized by Carlos Munoz, jr. as a movement led by the decedents of Mexican Americans who pressed for assimilation. These young people, mostly students, became tired of listening to school rhetoric that stressed patriotism when they were being discriminated against outside the classroom. Unlike their parents, the…

America,

History,

Mexico,

Power

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