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    Zapatista Resistance

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    even considered relevant in the political sphere due to his abilities with as a writer and as a speaker. The mysticism of Marcos as a leader relies in the fact that he is more than a name, but instead represents the ideals of Zapatismo and as the author says “Marcos, more than a name, is a universal symbol of resistance”

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    The Successes and Failures of the Zapatista Movement On January 1, 2004, over one thousand people in the mountain hamlet of Oventic, Chiapas, celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) rebellion with song and dance. Thus, it seems a fitting time to take stock of the successes and failures of the Zapatista movement in the context of its original goals. While the EZLN has been able to establish thirty eight autonomous indigenous communities in Chiapas

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    San Andrés Accords made overt military action politically and tactically unviable. In addition, the EZLN’s national popularity and visibility guaranteed their survival. Though the Mexican government maintained a virtual monopoly of the press, Marcos

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    We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies - it is the first law of nature. –Voltaire We have been in so many situations, either you are a young or old man or woman, but it is always different. In this situation, we saw how we handle our lives. And when we handle those we always analyze it first and how our ability to solve the situation. Once we solved it we saw what our capabilities are; our strength that we admire and the weakness we snub because it’s

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    Generic Proposal Outline

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    Table 1. Generic Proposal Outline I. Introduction • Statement of the problem • Statement of the solution • Brief statement of how the solution will benefit the reader(s) II. Background • Explanation of key terms • Proof that you know the issues surrounding the problem • Proof that you know what action has been taken to solve similar problems • Proof that you (or someone you are associated with) can carry out the action plan III. Action Plan and Requirements • A set of

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    The novel Denton Little’s Death Date by Lance Rubin is about seventeen year old Denton Little, a high school senior, who lives in a world exactly like our own except that updates in science have made it possible to accurately predict almost everyone’s death date. Denton Little is due to die on the day of his senior prom, ironically with the theme of Livin It Up, though is unsure as to how and when. Despite his early status, death date before the age of 21, Denton has always wanted to live a normal

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    1.In the piece of writing by Jessica Statsky, she writes about children 's sports and how they should not be competitive. In making this claim she uses certain evidence to make her point valid. In one of her pieces of evidence she uses states that, "That a twelve-year-old trying to throw a curve ball, for example, may put abnormal strain on developing arm and shoulder muscles, sometimes resulting in lifelong injuries: (Statsky, 350). From this evidence Statsky is trying to make the claim that sports

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    Philippine Government

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    In 1972, President Ferdinand E. Marcos (1965-86) declared martial law, citing growing lawlessness and open rebellion by the communist rebels as his justification. Marcos governed from 1973 until mid-1981 in accordance with the transitory provisions of a new constitution that replaced the commonwealth constitution of 1935. He suppressed democratic institutions

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    I am always for freedom; that is the truth. But I realize that today, we have too much freedom, so much so that the truth of our lives have been muddled into this really vague truth: whatever works is OK; as long as you harm no one, what you do is OK; if you obey the law, whatever you do within it is OK; that as long as you are conventional, as long as you obey what people say today, your amorality, your insincerity, your plain stoic unfeelingness is OK. But the simple truth is that this thinking

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    meeting new people and other Filipinos with different backgrounds. I was interested to what specific event affected their belief. The Martial law in 1972 is a major event in the history of the Philippines that caused disorder and violence against the Marcos government and this event modernized the country in terms of government and the Filipinos. There are many books written on the effects of the Martial law to the

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