Introduction Less than half of Americans know that the people of Puerto Rico are legal citizens of the United States (Venator-Santiago). This predominantly has to do with the gray areas that have been established through contradictory and confusing legislation imposed upon the commonwealth regarding its residents’ status throughout time, hence aiding in the creation of a national identity that’s not trenchantly defined, neither in the eyes of its inhabitants nor of those of the mainland. Puerto Rico used to be a Spanish colony, and it wasn’t until the end of the Spanish-American War in 1898 that the island was handed to the U.S. On the authority of Charles Venator-Santiago (2017), coordinator of the Puerto Rican Citizenship Archives
The hybrid context of myth and modern technology in Midnight Robber creates possibilities of agency in physical, psychological and linguistic divergence and duality. The central trope of this agency is Tan-Tan and her “Robber Queen” persona. It is a corollary of the tale of the “Robber King” which is a classical masquerade from the Trinidad Carnival. The King would wear exaggerated robber costumes and stop people in the streets and tell them a fantastic tale in exchange for coins. The wordy tale would be about him being the son of an African prince who’d been subsequently stolen into slavery and brought to a land full of strange-looking people.
Laertes found out about his father 's death, and immediately returned home. He confronted the King and accused him of the murder of his father. Claudius told Laertes that Hamlet was responsible for his father 's death. He then decides to kill Hamlet to avenge the death of his father. He and Claudius enact a plot to kill Hamlet.
My dearest grandson John, January 1, 1700 It seems only yesterday I was an ambitious young man looking for riches. I had heard about the abundance of gold and jewels in the new world and was actively looking for passage there. A friend of mine, who was employed by The Virginia Company, suggested that I join him in his voyage. Being young and naïve, I spontaneously agreed.
“Philip the II succeeded his father as the sovereign of Spain,Sicily,MIlian, the Netherlands,France Carte Mexico, and Peru” ( Lincoln Library Press).” Although Philip’s region extended for over 40 years in many ways he never outlasted the enormous shadow of his father” (Lincoln Library Press). Charles V had a better reign and left spain in a much better place than Philip II.Charles V unparalleled successes in the New World, and kept Spain at the very pinnacle of world power, a position she did not relinquish for 100 years(World History in Context). Also Philip’s II rule was not as good as his father's rule was because Philip tried to force policies on to his people which Charles the V did not do(OI). Since Philip II tried forcing policies on The Netherlands, which made the Netherlands revolt and it allowed the Netherlands to gain their independence after a long war that took 82
Abrazo de Vergara was a treaty that favorably ended the considerable amount of the fighting in Spain 's First Carlist War, which was the mid nineteenth century. In the treaty Baldomero Espartero for the Isabelines signed it or what would be the Constitutionalists and Rafael Maroto signed it for what would be the Carlists side. There is 10 articles in which outline the agreement for both sides. In the main objective of the treaty it explains about the jobs and who does what, the division between each other, and the discussion of some victims of the Carlist war like to take care of the widows and orphans. The agreement was accepted with a hug or embrace that occurred between Espartero and Maroto on August 31, 1839.
At this time Zhao Xie was king of Zhao, Chen Yu was in command of the army, and Zhang Er was prime minister. All fled and took refuge within the walls of Julu. Zhang Han ordered Wang Li and She Jian to encircle the city, while himself camped to the south and constructed a walled road along which to transport supplies of grain. Chen Yu, the Zhao general, with a force of some 20,000 or 30,000 men, camped north of Julu. This was the so-called Army North of the
Bolivia was invaded by Peru on May 28, 1828, and Sucre was forced to resign from president. Mariscal Andres Santa Cruz was elected the next Bolivian president. August 6 has been declared Bolivia's national Independence Day. This was first stated in 1809 but was later formally signed on August 6, 1825. Bolivia is named after Simon Bolivar who helped them to receive their independence.
In the play, Oedipus the King, there are many different examples of situational, dramatic, and verbal irony. Irony is very prevalent during this play, mostly because of the backstory of Oedipus. Oedipus’s parents were presented with an oracle that stated their son, Oedipus, would eventually destroy the city of Thebes, kill his father, and lie with his own mother (Oedipus Rex 1205-1206). As the story goes on, Thebes is hit with a plague and the only way to get rid of it is to exile or kill the murderer of King Laius, the king of Thebes (99-108). Although Oedipus was determined to find the murderer of Laius, it ended up being himself (1118-1123).
That day, 30 June 1520 CE, referred to as Noche Trista, forced the Spanish to flee (Youtube.com). The months following, the Spanish returned with their allies, the Thaxcalan, declaring an extensive and daunting battle ravaged with sickness and death, the city of Tenochtitlan collapsed. The conquerors ransacked and pillaged any remaining resourceful commodities and treasures and declared the land New Spain, under new and direct rule from the New World. The Aztec civilization came to an abrupt end (Calloway
Early in September, the Pequot attacked again. They had attacked English soldiers who ventured two miles away from their block houses. Two Pequot indians had died. On April 23, 1637 a group of Pequot warriors attacked English settlers at Wethersfield.
After mastering subjugation men ambushed the abolitionist town of Lawrence on May 21, 1856, Brown before long searched for requital. A couple of days sometime later, he and his kids attacked a social affair of hotels along Pottawatomie Creek. They killed five men with long swords and set off a late spring of guerilla battling in the tormented space. One of Brown 's kids was executed in the doing combating.
King Philips War created immense fear and hatred towards Native Americans and caused rebellions throughout the English colonies, the greatest rebellion being Bacons Rebellion. Ironically, the rebellion began with a pig. A group of Doug Indians took some pigs as payment for a debt that planter Thomas Matthew owed them. Due to the act, Matthew gathered a group of family members and neighbors to track down the Doug Indians, capture them, and beat most of them to death. In retaliation, the surviving Indians attacked Matthews’s plantation and killed one of his indentured servants.
However, he returned in 1821 when Mexico gained independence from Spain. In the newly established Republic of Mexico, de Zavala served in the Mexican Constituent Congress and then the Mexican Senate from 1822 until 1826. He was then elected governor of the state of Mexico, just west of Mexico City. After serving in addition