The Aztec calendar stone is a Mexican sculpture that is housed in the national anthropology museum. The Stone was created in 1511 and was buried in 1521. The Stone was found again in 1790. This essay will discuss the history of the the aztec calendar stone, the description of the stone, how the stone was when found and the location of the stone. The Mayan calendar was used in the Valley of Mexico before the destruction of the Aztec empire.
The goal of the report is to provide an overview of the research performed on the company Chipotle Mexican Grill. This report will go over several key information pertaining to this company. Some of these include an overview of the company and its products or services; company’s key distinctive features; history, growth and the current location of operations; the company’s "mission"; its atmosphere; its target market; competitors and problems the company has had with previous expansions. By the end of this report, you will have the necessary information about this
Have you ever wondered how the United States formed and how history formed everything? Well, one important event in history was the Mexican Cession. The Mexican Cession was a land that the Americans obtained after the Mexican-American war. The Mexican Cession refers to lands surrendered, to the United States by Mexico at the finish of the Mexican War. It was a territory that included California, Nevada, Utah, and also parts of Colorado, Arizona, Wyoming, and New Mexico.
Latino and Hispanic resistance to discrimination, violence and the United States’ push-pull immigration policy began to take shape as early as the 1920s. Cannery and factory workers in the Southwest formed unions. The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) opened its doors in 1929 with the mission of fighting injustices such as racially segregated West Coast schools and discriminatory hiring practices at
The Cosmic Race is an essay written by Mexican philosopher Jose Vasconcelos to express the future race in the Americas and how the new emergent will occur. The first part of the essay was entitled “Mestiza” discusses the myth of the fall and rise of Atlantis in the American missions he encounters the white race as the worlds invader. Vasconcelos sees the Latin America as the land for developments the land that is open to strangers and not racist towards other cultures.
The Devil’s Highway written by Luis Alberto Urrea and Persepolis written by Marjane Satrapi both independently advance and develop the notion of borders in their works. Although the generalized idea of borders is evident in the palpable content of their books; the types of borders themselves, as well as the purpose in writing it, is where their works begin to separate. In the Devil’s Highway, Urrea introduces the idea of an economic border between the United States and Mexico in attempts to draw awareness of the state of being in Mexico, and hopes that through these ideas individuals realize that the mass immigration into the United States is due to those existing economic issues; while Satrapi discusses the idea of cultural borders between
On Saturday, June 25, 1938 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill that was a landmark law in the Nation’s social and economic development. This law was called the Fair Labor Act of 1938. (Grossman) This Act established minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting full-time and part time workers in the private sector and in the Federal, State, and local government. (US Department of Labor, 2008) This law is enforced by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for employees and cover employees of Legislative Branch. (US Department of Labor, 2008) All employees of certain enterprises that workers engaged in interstate commerce, handling, selling, or working on goods that have been moved in or produced by
Criminal justice, known as an interdisciplinary, liberal arts field of study that began in the late 1920s. August Vollmer, a police chief at the time convinced the University of California to offer courses on the subject of Criminal Justice. August Vollmer, considered the founder of the discipline (Jeffery, 1959). Ecological criminology was the first sociological criminology, developed during the 1920s. at the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago.
The first black Americans were brought to the territory of the modern USA in 1619 as slaves. Release of slaves began in the State of New York in 1799 and ended in 1841. The industrial cities of the American Midwest, the North East and West lacked labor force because of sharp reduction of immigration and mobilization to army during World War I. This circumstance causes the Great Migration of Afro-Americans from the South in the 1910-1920s years. The region of Harlem in Northern Manhattan became the main center of black migrants.
In the autobiography ‘Hunger of Memory’, Richard Rodriguez offers a nostalgic portrayal of his past and an evocative analysis of his life through his words. ‘Ricardo’ Rodriguez, the child of Mexican immigrants who relocated to America for a better life, was quick in analyzing the effects the cultural change brought on him. He recounts the memories of his youth and digs into his childhood on how his education in America impacted him as a person. Although his experiences are his own; the message of this book is rather universal, highlighting the synergistic relationship of culture and education. To be an ethnic American is a culture all on its own.
In the 1940s, about 10 years prior to Woodson’s death, the state of West Virginia began celebrating Negro History Month. Nearly 20 years later, Midwestern cities would follow suit with creating opportunities to expand the celebration for the entire month of February. Chicago, Illinois cultural activist Frederic H. Hammurabi helped to organize the Negro History Month and began incorporating themes from African history in the celebration. The Black United Students at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio organized one of the first Black History Month celebrations on a college campus in February 1969. Seven years later, 1976, in celebration of the United States Bicentennial President Gerald Ford recognized the need to honor the accomplishments of African Americans.
Pilsen is a predominantly Mexican neighborhood of Chicago’s southwest side expanding from the Chicago River north to 16th St., and the Chicago River west to Damen Avenue. This neighborhood is the recent target of new building constructions and refurbished service industries and much of the surrounding community is not content. Erica Castillo, a student at DePaul who was born and raised in Pilsen, has noticed the growing changes.
Review: Federal Support for Local Law Enforcement Acquisition Executive Office of the President This review conducted by the Executive Office of the President detailed procurement of federal equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies. The review names office furniture, computers, and personal protective equipment as the bulk of federally supplied equipment. The review sheds light on the parameters examined by the federal government before equipment is provided and audit of the current processes for best practices. Karandinos et al. (2013) The Moral Economy of Violence in the US Inner City Chicago Journals Field Research conducted in a predominately Puerto Rican neighborhood located inside Philadelphia’s northern section captures true life events.
Being Mexican American in The United States, I wanted to learn more about my culture and the impact Mexicans or Mexican Americans have had in the community or the communities surrounding me. Researching historical places, I stumble upon Olvera Street. Olvera Street is known to be the first pueblo in what today we call Los Angeles, California. When Olvera Street was founded in 1781, it was called El pueblo de Nuestra Señora Reina de Los Ángeles, which translate to “The Settlement of Our Queen of Los Angeles.” After googling Olvera Street and noticing that I live a couple of miles away, I decided to take a small trip. Arriving to Olvera Street brought many memories back to me, I had forgotten that my parents use to take my sibling and I to Olvera