The genre bachata was developed in the Caribbean island of Dominican Republic. This genre was created based on boleros (slow-tempo Latin music), son cubanos, waltzes, Mexican music and merengue. Bachata is well known as love and depressing songs in which many people describe them self with this genre. At one point back in the earlier 1960s, bachata was considered vulgar and low-class. “Acceptance of the music has increased significantly in the last two decades, although some dominicans, both individuals living on the island and stateside, still do not accept the music because of the implication of its lower-class origins and associations with such themes as crime, poverty, drinking, and prostitution’’(Stavans 47). The genre Bachata has spread and grown so quickly for the past few years that is has become very famous in the United States, Europe, China, and South America. The genre bachata is well known to attract people with its lyrics, instruments, and dance since it identifies many people with real life events.
Everyday life is great at making you who you are or what you have become. It is amazing how one choice or event can change someones life. This is especially true when it comes to the Vietnam War. There were so many lives that changed during this time. The Vietnam War brought us the end of the draft and instated a volunteer army which we still have to this day. This war also helped give the right for 18 year olds to vote which was a big help to Nixon’s second term as president. With this said the Vietnam War has greatly affected America and Tim O’Brien is one of those people. O’Brien says he wasn't into the war however I think he eventually discovered a new form of happiness from creating his amazing stories with his experiences in the
Throughout his short lived life, Ryan White brought about awareness and educated many people about AIDS. He was born in Kokomo, Indiana and later became the face of AIDS during the mid 1980´s. White, being a hemophiliac, contracted the disease from a contaminated blood treatment. After being diagnosed with AIDS in December of 1984, the doctors gave White only six months to live. To the surprise of many, White lived five years longer than the experts predicted.
Already under fire, the Chicago Police Department is facing more scrutiny after an officer fatally shot a woman and a man Saturday morning on the West Side of Chicago. This comes soon after a white officer was charged with murdering Laquan McDonald,17 years old, last year.
After the killing of 19-year-old William Kindred in February of 1978, Gacy's crawlspace was so full of bodies that he had to resort to dumping Kindred and the remainder of his victims into the Des Plaines River. The other victims that were dumped off of the I-55 bridge into the Des Plaines River included 20-year-old Timothy O'Rourke, 19-year-old Frank Landingin, 21-year-old James Mazzara, and 15-year-old Robert Piest.
John Wayne Gacy was born Chicago, Illinois on March 17, 1942. He is the middle child of the three, his older sister Joanne and his younger sister Karen. As a child he was known as a quiet boy who worked as a newspaper boy, bagged groceries, and did boy scout activities. He seem to be a normal boy, well-liked by his teachers, co-workers, and friends. However, his relationship with his father was very violent. His father would frequently beat him, Gacy’s friends, who would witness the beating, say that his father would hit Gacy for no reason. His father was an alcoholic with a violent temper, and was homophobic. At the age of eleven, he suffered a blow to the head from the swings. This caused to have frequent blackouts for five years. Gacy’s blackouts stopped once the doctors found a clot in his brain.
John Wayne Gacy was born on March 17th,1943 in Chicago Il. He was the second out of three children to be born to Marion Elaine Robinson and John Stanley Gacy. In his early childhood, Gacy’s father was a very abusive alcoholic not only to him and his siblings, but to his wife as well. Gacy had a lot of love and respect for his father even at a young age. His father often called him degrading names such as ‘’Sissy and Queer’’. He and his sister’s would be beaten frequently if they did anything “wrong” in their father’s eye’s. He was close to his sisters and mother but not as close as a ‘’normal’’ family would be. Gacy stated in an interview he never felt like he fit in when he was younger. When Gacy was twelve years old, he was struck by a swingset
The killer clown most know as John Wayne Gacy, was a convicted American serial killer who murdered and sexually assaulted 33 teenage and young men's. John Wayne was born on March 17 of 1942 in Chicago Illinois, he was the second son of three of John Stanley Gacy and Marion Elaine Robinson. John had polish and danish heritage since his paternal grandparents were from Poland but immigrated to the Unites States. As a young boy, he was really close to his two sisters and mother but unfortunately he had a hard relationship with his father because he was an alcoholic who physically abuse John's mother and sisters.
Ruben Villa IV was born on April 16, 1997, in Salinas California. To his parents Ruben Villa III and Jessica Villa, both Salinas Natives. Being the only son out of 4 sisters. Ruben Villa III introduced his son to a gym in a recreation center for his 5th birthday. Since that day Ruben knew boxing was his passion. Ruben enjoyed throwing punches at the speed bags every time he stepped a foot in the gym with his coach Rudy Puga. In his corner for 12 years. Ruben’s father and his coach decided to take their passion for boxing to the next level. They started a boxing gym in Rudy’s backyard and this is where the beginning of Ruben’s legacy was birthed. Positive guidance has been important to Ruben, having his uncle George Villa as his strength and
We have taken the city of Tenochtitlan on August thirteenth year of our lord 1521. Many people died in the siege because of the long hard fought battle. The city is nearly destroyed from Don Cortez’s soldiers that came in and took all the spoils from the Indians.
On January 1,1995 My 22 year old brother Joseph Gonzales was born in Minnesota . He is now in college and loves to play football.In the summer he likes to help out Horizon high school camp for football . When he was in horizon high school he played football and he Knows all the coaches. Alos he wants to be a cop .
Chris Farias was an alcoholic who was arrested several times for driving under the influence. Farias had a family who always celebrated special events consuming large amounts of alcohol, and him as a kid he always watched how they drank excessively like if it was nothing bad. His parents never really taught him the dangers of consuming alcohol because their perceptions and experiences where different from any other person. He and his siblings grew accustomed to celebrating any special event with alcohol. As he got older he began to notice that his father was an alcoholic, and worried about his health he tried to help him better himself, but at the end continued to drink. He seen how alcohol ruined his father life, and he spent most his life
Francisco Pizarro was one of the many conquistadors who explored the then New World. It was also known as the Americas. Pizarro mainly conquered the South America area where Peru now stands. He is best known for overthrowing the Inca king Atahualpa and establishing the capital Lima in Peru. Pizarro was born an illegitimate child of Gonzalo Pizarro, who was a spanish captain who did several campaigns in Italy. When Pizarro was a boy he was intrigued of stories of the New World, he gained a quick interest in exploring. So he joined Vasco Núñez De Balboa on an expedition to the Americas. On this expedition they discovered the Pacific Ocean. Of course the Pacific Ocean was already found by early settlers but this was probably the first time someone had actually documented the findings of this huge mass of water. Francisco Pizarro also had threes brothers who accompanied him on his road to conquering Peru for Spain. He also had a partnership with Diego de Almagro, which went bitter after a few years of adventuring.