A fast pace, fun and friend of the popular festivals. The instruments use is so powerful that it can change any person mood. Merengue is very inspiring, happy, passionate and enthusiastic genre. Merengue is considered an integral part of the national identity of the Dominican Republic. Furthermore, a brief description of the history of Merengue in the Caribbean and the instruments uses in the genre.
Slide 3: Mardi Gras originated from Rome, going back thousands of years to Pagan Celebrations including Roman Festivals of Spring and Fertility, also known as Saturnalia and Lupercalia. Historians say that the first Mardi Gras was celebrated in 1162. It is said that on March 3, 1699 French Explorers landed in what is today Louisiana. There was a celebration and nicknamed the spot “Point du Mardi Gras.” You may have heard of Mardi Gras as Fat Tuesday or
He prayed The Lord to show him the way using his compass. His prayer was answered when his sailers finally started to see Puerto Rico 's shore. When he reached Puerto Rico, he received a letter from a recently landed immigrant. Ponce was to return to Spain immediately. Frightened, he journeyed back to Spain where he was unexpectedly "knighted, given a personal coat of arms, and granted a royal patent to colonize the islands of Bimini and Florida.
So let’s talk about how interesting it is. The national capital and largest city Is Santo Domingo. The country’s name in Spanish is República dominicana. Some historians believe that Christopher Columbus is buried on this island in the Columbus lighthouse in Santo Domingo. The Dominican republic has been ruled by other countries and dictators.
The largest example of this relating to the pink flamingo would be the immense popularity if the Flamingo hotel in Miami. “Americans had been flocking to Florida and returning home with flamingo souvenirs” (Price). While there were surely many other similar hotels to the Flamingo, and surely some of them would have been more moderately priced, people still chose the Flamingo because of the extravagance surrounding it, and, mainly, because so many others were doing
history in terms of loss of life.Galveston,First visited by French and Spanish explorers in the 16th and 17th centuries, is located on Galveston Island, a 29-mile strip of land about two miles off the Texas coast and about 50 miles southeast of Houston. The city, which was named in the late 18th century for the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Galvez (1746-86), was incorporated in 1839 and is linked to the mainland by bridges and causeways. Galveston is a commercial shipping port and, with its warm weather and miles of beaches, has also long been a popular resort.the good thing about the hurricanes, it gave water to plants and to let people start over to move and have a fresh start with their new life where ever it will be to keep their life safe and move to another state and probably some like Arizona. the poor would start over and get a job.wind speed of 143 mph Hurricane,Affected areas: Atlantic Canada, Puerto Rico, Nebraska, Michigan and more.A Galveston Daily News reporter in 1900 told the story of the Sept. 8, 1900, hurricane could never truly be written. For many, no words could ever be spoken again about the deadly hurricane that reshaped the Gulf Coast forever.The story of the 1900 Storm is one about
Since early ages communist parties had used Santeria as their religion in 1959 when Fidel Castro was giving his first speech a white dove landed on his shoulder for two hours straight this means he was protected for obatala a divine king in the Yoruba pantheon. Gerardo machado who was the Cuban president in 1933 he was considered that he was a santero too. Furgencio Batista
Fidel Castro was able to play on Cuba’s history in order to produce and maintain the revolution. Castro was not only able to use the current conditions in Cuba to shape the conditions for a successful revolution, but he was able to prolong the revolutionary movement for decades. Cuba has a lengthy and complex history, filled with many missteps, and wrongdoings against the Cuban people that Castro drew from during the revolutionary period. Preceding 1959, Fulgencio Batista was in office, and he represented imperialistic powers to the citizens of Cuba. Castro was able to use the anti-imperialism present in both Cuba and Latin America to manufacture conditions for revolution.
If you want to have a wider paradigm of our country's lifestyle, my friend Joey has a blog called PTY Life in which he shares his adventures as a foreigner living in Panama City. I highly recommend it :) CAUTION: This might be a hectic trip but it's not impossible. Do you dare? Day 1 - "Nice to meet you, Panama": Get your butt right from your hotel to the historic Panama Canal then drive to the beautiful Old Panama Ruins which are the remaining parts of the Old Panama City. You should end your first night doing a Rooftop-hoping through some of the best rooftop bars in town (Tantalo, Gatto Blanco and 1400) Day 2 / Day 3 - "I better not be hangover cuz I have an 8 hours trip to Pedasí": Make a quick stop at Quesos Chela (Best cheese empanadas ever) then make another quick stop at El Valle which is a rainforest area in which you can experience some thermal pools, see a beautiful waterfall and buy nice souvenirs.
Jarek 1 Nick Jarek Miss Richardson World History 9 Honors December 1st 2014 Great Turning Points in History: The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus, 1492 Part 1 (10 Points) Important Place(s)/Date(s) of Event: • 1000 BCE: The year that the Phoenicians reached South America. • .1415: In this year, Henry took part in the storming of Ceuta. • 1419: It was this year that Prince Henry returned from an expedition in Morocco, and settled in Sagres. Here he called together all the captains, pilots, maritime scientists, and cartographers. He make a school and trained these people.
Today, many people think of Pensacola as an active metropolitan beach town that sits in the most western part of Florida’s panhandle. It is a town full of life and culture. Pensacola is a hub of entertainment, food, art, music, shops, and various other things; but it hasn’t always been this way. Pensacola is actually one of the most historic cities in all of Florida. It was a part of Spanish Florida and was the site for some historical and important events.
Puerto is one of the Caribbean Islands it has a landscape of lush greenery. It has beautiful green mountains, waterfalls, and tropical rainforest. It is famous for its sandy beaches and coral reefs and very vulnerable to attack. Puerto Rico should become a state because it is already a US territory and an ally of the United States ,also it should become a state because Puerto Rico’s government has asked the US for it to make Puerto Rico a state numerous times. finally Puerto Rico should become a state because we can get a lot of money due to the large amount of tourist that go to the territory.
The memorial is made of 90,854-ton marble. Robert Mills designed the memorial, which is comprised of 90,854 tons of marble (Curlee 27-28). The Franklin Roosevelt memorial is a park. It has many benches. It consists of three rooms, one for each term.
An army of troops and volunteers that was lead by General William Shafer, which included Theodore Roosevelt and his Rough Riders cavalry, docked at Santiago and slowly made their way to the city trying to force Cervera’s troops out of the city and out of the harbor. On July 3, Cervera led his troops out of Santiago and led them westward along the coast. All of Cervera’s ships were beached by United States guns. Cervera surrendered to the United States and Shafer on July 17, ending the war. The US military was in rough shape