Northern Mariana Islands

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  • History Of Globalization And Globalization Of The Chamorro Language

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    communication, all known human groups possess language” (Gumperz 1968). Chamorro is an Austronesian language spoken by about fifty-thousand people, in the Marina Islands. It is the language of Micronesia with the largest number of speakers and one of Micronesia’s two most endangered languages. The Chamorro language is spoken in the Marina Islands and by many Chamorro’s in the western states of the United States and has been a powerful symbol of cultural identity for more than three hundred years. In my

  • Sociological Imagination And Social Imagination

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    As cliché as it sounds, Dr. Seuss was right. “There is no one alive that is youer than you.” From a sociological persepective, this is also “truer than true”. As individuals we are cultured and moleded by our society from the moment we are born. Every society, although there may be similiarities, will also have many differences due to the influence of its history and individuals. The history and individuals, are also in turn, influenced by its society. That is why it is important in the furthering

  • Cnmi Essay

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    The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) is a territory of the United States of America located in the Pacific Ocean. The six inhabited islands have a total population 52,300 people (U.S. Department of Interior, n.d.) Land Mass The CNMI is made up of a total of fourteen islands. The fourteen islands amount to a total land mass of 176 square miles. The three main islands of the CNMI are Saipan, Tinian and Rota (Central Intelligence Agency). Land Ownership/Use Not just anyone can own

  • Juan Carlos Benitez Research Paper

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    administrative posts with two organizations on Saipan, the largest island in the US commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Since 2013, he has assisted individuals in pursuit of EB-5 US visas as the president of Saipan’s Marianas EB-5 Regional Center. For the past two years, he has also served as president and board chair of Saipan’s Latte Training Academy, an organization that is committed to developing workforces in the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam by providing a range of skilled and certified vocational

  • The Polynesian Republic Essay

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    The early 22nd century, September 21, 2114, would mark the start of a new age within the Pacific region, for better or for worse. For more than a quarter of a century the Northern Mariana Covenant had expanded and integrate various tribes and islands within Micronesian region, however to the East the islands of Polynesia had done the same and they were a growing superpower in the Pacific with a majority of their resources and weapons being derived from prewar military caches. However, to say that

  • North Atlantic Ocean And The North Pacific Ocean

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    North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico Geographic coordinates: 38 00 N, 97 00 W Map references: North America Area: total: 9,833,517 sq km land: 9,147,593 sq km water: 685,924 sq km note: includes only the 50 states and District of Columbia, no overseas territories (2010) country comparison to the world: 3 Area - comparative: about half the size of Russia; about three-tenths the size of Africa; about half the size of South America

  • Territorial Claims of Philippines

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    Sabah / North Borneo A majority of Filipinos everywhere are wondering what this Sabah claim is all about. The Philippine history books, Malaysian's probably too, have not mentioned about the Philippines' stake on the northern part of the island of Borneo. On the other hand, the Malaysians maybe furious that there are a lot of attention now being focused to that part of the Malaysian federation to which they believe was theirs since the British handed the territory in 1963.

  • Biography Of Edwin P. Hoyt 's ' The Storm Over The Gilberts '

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    the invasion of Tarawa and Betio. His present study can be divided into three sections: the invasions of Kwajalein, Eniwetok, and the other islands of the Marshalls which provided an advanced base for invasion of the Marianas group; the carrier battles during the Marianas invasion; and the struggle to capture Saipan, Tinian and Guam. This secured the Marianas as a base for long-range B-29 attacks on the Japanese homeland. The struggle to capture what sometimes amounted to only a few square miles

  • Voting In Presidential Elections Essay

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    Introduction The Constitution excludes a substantial number of American citizens from the democratic process. Approximately four million Americans residing in the U.S. territories lack voting rights and full voting representation in Congress; consequently, creating a second-class citizenship with partial constitutional rights. These policies articulate the historically silenced voices of the people of the U.S. territories by their "democratic" government. However, amending the Constitution does not

  • Iwo Jima Essay

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    battle at Gettysburg. Near the beginning of summer of 1944, American B-29 bombers were ruining the islands. “Iwo Jima proved itself an indispensable asset to the Pacific command.” “Thousands of fighters took off from its runways, and this ‘stepping stone’ served as a staging ground for countless Allied advances.” The U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army Air Forces started naval bombardments against the island. About seventy-thousand U.S. Marines and eighteen-thousand Japanese soldiers were in the battle. When