CHAPTER 11 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I provide a summary of points of interests within this chapter 11 of the book entitled “EL NORTE.” II was particularly interested in the events that led to the Cuban-Spanish war, and that even as war took place the United States was not able to acquire Cuba. The U.S. continued to gain territory with wars. President Roosevelt became philosophical about the act of war. The claiming of territory was known as American Imperialism.

CHAPTER 9 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I summarize Chapter 9 of my reading from the book entitled “ELNORTE.” I make historical and present day connections, especially to focus upon the Texas cotton industry, the Texas Annexation and the Mexico-America war.

CHAPTER 8 | CONNECTIONS!

Within this writing I reflect upon on Chapter 8 of my reading from the book entitled “EL NORTE.” I make connections from historical and present day events.

BIDEN | PUTIN SUMMIT.

Within this writing I reflect upon the recent Biden-Putin Summit that was held in Geneva, Switzerland on June 16th 2021.

JUNETEENTH | FEDERAL HOLIDAY!

Within this writing I reflect upon the signing of legislation that has created Juneteenth a Federal holiday within the United States of America.

A SPECIAL THANK YOU!

Within this writing I reflect upon President Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden’s visit to the G7 summit and the visit with the UK Royals which could have easily been viewed as a USA Royal Visit to the UK, with a Special Thank You!

CHAPTER 7 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I reflect upon Chapter 7 of my book reading entitled: “EL NORTE.” I especially became interested within the history of Plaza de Armas located in what was formally the Spanish province of Louisiana. I also found unsettling moments within this chapter, yet to find moment of reflections to connect to the present day, and the importance of the title of a nation as the United States of America.