Joan Didion 's article Notes From A Native Daughter and Ernesto Galarza 's piece Barrio Boy both talk a lot about how life was like in Sacramento while they were growing up. In Ernesto Galarza 's article, he writes about living in lower Sacramento and Didion 's essay, talks about life in a different area of Sacramento, California. Ernesto Galarza 's Sacramento is filled with a lot of Mexican and other Latin American people living in a particular area of the city. Barrio Boy 's Sacramento took place in around the 1910s-1920s which was the early 20th century. Joan Didion 's Sacramento was at a later time which was 1940s-1950s and was also a time when World War II took place. Since these stories both take place in Sacramento, California, they
had been weathered. And then in 1986, Chris drove out to El Segundo, made the
Carmen is a student who goes above and beyond. She is an A & B student and is currently taking two AP classes. She is also very involved in school. She is part of the Organization of Latin American Students, member of the Theater Honor Society, and participates in soccer, cross country and track. Aside from her school activities she also works 25 hours a week. She was honest and said that worked played a big rolled in her low ACT score. Because of all of this she did not prepared and study as she should of. Carmen knows that she is a good student bases on her hard work and transcript but also know that she will need to learn how to manage her time and even work less hours once she is in college and she want to be successful academically.
La Amistad movie is a movie from the year 1997 and it is directed by the famous director, “Steven Spielberg”. This famous director has made a lot famous movies like for example the famous movie of “Jurassic Park” or “E.T”. Amistad is the word for “friendship” in Spanish. In this movie four different languages are spoken. English, Spanish, Portuguese and Mende. Mende is the language that the African slaves speak in. This movie is a little recreation of a true story about slave revolt on a small Spanish schooner in 1839. This revolt caused a series of trials beginning in the lower parts of Connecticut. This case not only marks a milestone for Abolitionists in their fight against slavery but it also questioned the natural laws of our Constitution.
I believe I am easy to work with and I work well with others. I work well under pressure too. I have a genuine, positive attitude as well. I am typically a happy person and I strive to be nice to everyone to spread positivity. Additionally, I am very committed and punctual. I strive to work hard and accomplish my tasks punctually. I am the type of person who always has a plan set up for their future, but I can also adapt and accept the changes that life brings. I have a creative side as well; I enjoy reading, writing and art. I use these subjects as inspiration to expand my ideas in and out of the classroom. Instead of always seeing black and white I like to look at different perspectives. I am a very curious person; I love to explore new places, cultures and subjects. I love to learn and I have a very positive attitude toward learning new subjects and concepts. I believe I am a fast learner too. I complete all assignments
I am a diligent person, I tend to give all my work my 100% and try to perfect everything that I do. Whether it be school work, chores, or volunteer work, I try to complete the work on time and to the best of my ability.
In this extraordinary novel , you are taken on the journey of the Mirabal sisters during Trujillo's reign. First you are introduced to Dede the only surviving sister. She is having flashbacks to when her sisters lived, while doing an interview. The interview starts off telling about the girls early years. When Minerva convinces her Papa to send them away for school she meets Sinita. Minerva shares her beliefs and knowledge of Trujillo and how she is sure he was responsible for the death of her family. When Minerva and and her friends are asked to perform a play for Trujillo himself they quickly accept. When performing Sinita pulls a fatal stunt, she tries to attack Trujillo with a bow and arrow. Minerva had to quickly pull the play back
Recognize Nieves? No? Okay, how about Zacatecas? Still not ringing a bell? Okay, okay, Mexico? Yeah, I knew you’d know that one. Nieves, Zacatecas is within the Mexico borders. A humble place where I was born. Several circumstances started evolving where I was raised. And just like any other parents, mine got concerned which later resulted of us relocating to a safer environment. A place where death would visit frequently wasn’t a good place for a 1 year old kid. A town where the word trust was unknown. Leading to my parents decision of following the american dream.
I set forth a great deal of exertion into everything that I do. I do my best in any and everything. When I set goals for myself, I give it my best shot to accomplish them and on the off chance that I happen to miss the mark regarding my goals then I value realizing that I gave a valiant effort. I am exceptionally persevering in my studies and
In conclusion having a weakness is not going to be great but never is late to discover your weakness. In my case I discovered the mistakes I was doing wrong at the time I needed to study. And because of professor Chew’s I was able to see that problem I was doing and other things not to do. And it’s hard when you are so confident of doing things right and its wrong because you can’t see your mistakes until someone tells
On the day of April 21,1999 I was born at the women’s hospital , in Colorado Springs CO. It was around 9:00 a.m. when my mother went into labor and I was then delivered at 2:42 p.m. . I weighed six pounds eight ounces. A healthy baby welcomed into my parents lives.
My friends and colleagues would describe me as charismatic, nurturing, and with a strong desire to learn, all
Every human that has stepped foot on this earth has had a different story. No story is identical, no story is exact, no story is perfect. No one has ever read a book that was exactly alike by two completely different authors. Now why do you think that is? Why is everyone so unique? It is because we are each born in different settings or environments. Our families, homes, and communities shape who we are, because no one is born a certain way… Rather, we each live a different way.
I now know that my weaknesses particularly lack of confidence is through lack of knowledge in a specific area and can be boosted by improving my self management and allocating dedicated periods of time to a specific topic. This in itself will help me overcome the majority of my weaknesses and boost my confidence, in turn this will have a knock on effect in improving my assertiveness and concentration and avoid selling myself short. As stated by Chuck Gallozi Internet article 08.12.09 “Many are painfully aware of weaknesses that hold them back. Yet, surprisingly, they are unaware of their many strengths. Focusing on our weaknesses while ignoring our strengths can be a source of discouragement and failure. And glorifying our strengths while ignoring our weaknesses can be equally unproductive. It is only when we give equal weight to our strong points and faults that we can realise our potential. Also note that we must choose our friends carefully because each relationship nurtures our strengths and weaknesses. That is, we will grow better or worse, depending on whom we spend our time with. “ Choosing associates at University is not an option ,but I