Biographical Information And Sociopolitical Contexts Of Participant 's Life Essay

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A. Biographical Information and Sociopolitical Contexts of Participant’s Life
Mrs. Bravo was my high school Spanish teacher. Mrs. Bravo is forty-two years old and was born in Guatemala, Central America. Guatemala is south of Mexico. Home to the ancient Mayan sites. Guatemala population is about 46,761,485 people. Doing Mrs. Bravo time there the Guatemalan Civil War was going on; latest from 1960 to 1996. Her mother worked as a housekeeper, a babysitter, and a home health aide. Mrs. Bravo mother has a third-grade education level. Mrs. Bravo attended school in Guatemala from Kindergarten to 5th grade. In Guatemala students attend elementary school from 1st to 6th grade. Then you attend three more years of middle school. After completing middle school students have different schooling options such as attending technical school to learn a trade, and or attending high school, and later students can attend university to pursue a profession.
Mrs. Bravo, her mother, and her younger brother moved to The Bronx, New York in 1985. Mrs. Bravo stated, “New York City is one of the most diverse cities in the world, where immigrants easily assimilate”. Mrs. Bravo was able to keep her home culture with her family; while also pursuing her new culture. Acculturation allows the individual to become part of the mainstream culture without discarding past meaningful traditions and value (Igoa, 1995, p.44). She and her family moved in with her aunt and her family. When they arrived in New York

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