It is located in the middle of the arc of sea (which begins South of Florida and runs in an arc to the coast of Venezuela).Puerto Rico is rectangular in shape and is 100 miles (160 km.) by 35 miles (56 km.). The mountainous interior of the island is surrounded on all sides by a wide coastal plain. Puerto Rico also includes the islands of Vieques (51.7 sq. mi.)
Bossa nova can flow in the American market as an impressive success history (Green 2012). It is a common part of high school jazz. Nevertheless, bossa nova is far from the American tradition but it was introduced to American musicians in 1960s (Bossa Nova 2005). It tends to be the rising of the cool wave from Brazil in the style of cool jazz. It shows how influence for a musical style developed in a peripheral country as Brazil was introduced in a large and central market place as the American (New World Encyclopedia).
Negro spirituals were often called sorrow songs because of the fear of living as slaves. Later, a genre called ragtime was introduced in 1895, with Scott Joplin as the most known musician with this style of music. Next, blues was a way to transverse emotion of those longing for a better life. In the Harlem Renaissance era, jazz came into play. Performers often in clubs like Connies Club, and Smalls Paradise were the entertainment for the whites.
They soon coerced the natives into working on sugar and tobacco plantations as slaves—the conditions were horrendous and life was short and brutal. Because European explorers brought along their native diseases (such as smallpox and tuberculosis), the native population was soon dramatically diminished. This meant that Caribbean plantation owners had to import in African slaves. This rejuvenated the African slave trade, which became an essential part of the global economy. Russian serfdom, however,
Runaway slaves were very common, slaves killing slave masters; and slavery as an established legitimate institution was cracking at its base. White people realized that most black people and mulattoes would prefer to return to their African motherland than to live in servitude. Thus in 1821 the American Colonization Society bought a large piece of land (43,000 sq. miles, almost half the entire new country) in the west coast of Africa "Cape Mesurado". The site then was called Grain Coast by the Portuguese because of its valuable crop called "Pepper."
El Tango originated in 19th century Spain. It was influenced by various things and eventually in the 20th century became the modern Tango in Argentina. A mix of minuet dances, polkas, and African influences all went into developing the Tango. The dance became popular in poor neighborhoods in Argentina and was known as “music/dance of the immigrants”. The dance is multiple different styles of dance because there are many types of Tangos.
Mackenzie Bill Lyman Grant Huma 1315 Essay 2/Analytical Essay 2/28/18 Influential Music Culture For many reasons, the 20th century was seen as “America’s Century.” During this time, America’s influence was felt among the world. This couldn’t be truer when talking about music. The most important influence on music in the 20th century was African Americans and the culture they brought into this country that developed within the bonds of slavery. One of the most influential songs that emerged from this time was Billie Holiday’s ‘Strange Fruit.’ This song exposes the brutality of racism in America in the early 1900’s. The end of the century was the birth of hip hop.
“Star spangled Banner” was written by Marvin Gaye and composed by John Stafford smith . In 1814 Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics while he detained on a british ship in baltimore. Key who was on a diplomatic mission was inspired after witnessing the American victory at Fort McHenry which Key believed was an impossible task. And before it became our anthem, it was an American drinking tune, too. Back in the days before national media, one of the best ways for a politico to reach the common man was through catchy tunes sung at bars and parties.
“I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood ” (King, M. L., 1963) The 1960’s were one of the most creative periods among other period. Known as the decade of revolution in politics, music and society, the 1960’s pop culture began in the United States and the United Kingdom before it spread to mainland Europe and different parts of the world. After years of nightmare when World War II has finally ended, it was a period of readjustment and remaking especially in Europe. This made the youngsters on the 60’s bewildered and they began to question their values about life. A period of purity and trust soon changed into a period of hate and savagery.
Around 2000, the term "guerilla" was regular sounds at the radio, but in this time its purposes was different from the base that the group was created which was to fight Colombia 's inequality and corruption government at that time. The guerrilla group in that time which is actually actives and is taking peace dialog in Habana, Cuba, is know as the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC). Many demobilized families, kidnapping, child forced recruitment, and bloodthirsty attempt to the civil population have been performed by this guerilla
The Royals Have had seven Hall of Fame Players that have been affiliated with the organization. Those players are George Brett, Orlando Cepeda, Whitey Herzog, Joe Gordon, Harmon Killebrew, Bob Lemon, and Gaylord Perry. These men have been honored with being in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Over the course of their careers, they have played to the highest of standards. These men are just a few of the greatest players in the history of the MLB.