Growing up as a young black African-American girl in the rural south, Atlanta Georgia to be exact was not just southern peaches and cream, but more everyday trials and tribulations that built character. Marie Linnette Scott, born on 09/21/1930 at a healthy seven pounds, 2 ounces to the late Fannie Brown and Fredrick Brown. She was the second daughter of the family and the last child. Marie was the baby in the family and brought so much joy to her family. Having a father as a farmer and a mother as a housewife taught Marie to work hard and always keep up on household duties.
Maya society was no different than any other society around world during this time period. Their society was broken into a class structure, which followed how other civilizations were. You had the ruling class, the nobility (“almehenob”), the priesthood (“ahkinob”) and often scribes would be at this level as well, the common folk (“ah chembal uinieol”), and of course, the slaves (“pencatob”). The most powerful of the ruling elite was known as the “halach uinic” or “true man,” which makes a fifth class in some cases. The halach uinic (Chief or King) was a hereditary position that was typically passed from father to eldest son.
Everything was perfectly planned out. As the calendar says, they have to sacrifice one of their own to please the Gods. The Mayan people would get together as a whole to practice their religious ceremony at the temple. The Mayan and Aztec civilizations are two ancient civilizations that were located near Central and South America. The Mayan civilization was more remarkable than the Aztecs because of their advanced knowledge.
Long ago, a mysterious people populated the American Southwest. Hundreds of miles south, another mysterious civilization thrived deep in overgrown jungles. Soon after a few generations, both tribes disappeared without warning. The Mayans and Anasazis lived in completely different areas. Far out in the arid dusty American desert, the ruins of the Anasazi rise from the landscape.
In Central America jungle in the beginning of the 16th century, a tapir is caught is caught by a trap while running anxiously in the forest. Then Young Jaguar Paw divides the tapir’s internal organs among his fellow hunters, from its hanging position impeded with spikes. Blunted, one of the hunters is given the tapir’s testicles as a joke since he and his wife have not been able to get a child. However, Flint Sky offers Blunted some remedy in form of red leaves, which he instructs should use the next time Blunted and his wife try to have a baby.
The spanish people where trying to over rule the Mayan’s . The tribe was broken into pieces by distorting some of the greatest artifacts they could of had to find evidence about them. The way that we all know so much is because of the covered ruins and art. As archeologist say “the hardest part is trying to find out what the hieroglyphics of stelae and codices mean.” The full story of the tribe is not yet complete.
It was July 4, 1880 in Stockholm Sweden where Mary Manson my great grandmother was born. Then 16 years later, she arrived by boat Ellis Island New York where a bunch of fireworks are being lit off. At the time, she believes that this is How Americans invited all new immigrants to their country. However, a few years later she realizes that they were just celebrating the Fourth of July. When she found her family who left a year prior, she was given a pair of regular shoes.
The mayans and Americans have many similarities and differences. First, the mayans have many cultural differences. Second, us Americans have cultural differences that they would call weird just like how some of us think their beliefs are weird. Finally, we have many similarities with the mayans. To sum it up, we have many similarities and differences with the mayans.
Immigration Narrative Why did my family immigrate from India and Australia to America? Was it because of: better wages, more land, famine in their land or religious freedom. It was none of these reasons, they moved for one primary reason. In 1961 my grandpa's twin brother started the trend for my family moving here for a higher education. All of this led up to having most of my family and extended family moving to America.
Today, I will be comparing the societal values of the past, the present, and the puritan period. I will be using the lessons and excerpts we have read as sources for the Puritan values. I will get today’s values from my own personal experiences and my past values from Ann Hedden. Ann is my 91 year old grandmother. She was born in Sacramento, California and she lived most of her early life in the California areas.