WHAT IS YOUR CASA?

Within this writing I reflect upon the scene entitled as” Castles in the Air” from the book” “Little Women” By Louisa May Alcott.

CHAPTER 15 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I reflect upon Chapter 15 entitled: Florida, CA. 1960 – 80 from the book entitled” “EL NORTE.” I was especially drawn to the the continuing themes of historical architecture, the Cuban Regime, immigration, education and the formulation of the term Hispanic.

CHAPTER 14 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I reflect upon Chapter 14 from the book entitled: “EL NORTE.” The desire to conserve the cultural heritages of the Spanish-Mexican past are noted with the arts, film and progression of the Hollywood film industry that is known as the Mexican Golden Age of Cinema. Cultural preservation is intertwined with the establishment of unions, riots, protests and world war II. With notable individuals who led movements to improve Mexican-American relations.

GIMME SOME LOVE PLEASE! ;)

Within this writing I share a moment of hope that was derived from reading passages from the book entitled: “THE WORLDS GREATEST PROPOSALS” by Fred Cuellar. This reading was very personal and deep especially as I reflected upon the pain of severed relations, to once again find the continual hope of human to human love.

CHAPTER 13 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I reflect to provide a summary of “Chapter 13 New York, ca. 1920s-’60s” from the book entitled “EL NORTE” I found this chapter refreshing to learn of the evolutions and blending of cultural infusions with arts, poetry and dance. Puerto Rican, Cuban and Spanish migration to New York led to the creation of the idea of Hispanidad, that aimed to create a shared Latin American cultural heritage.

REFLECTION | EMERGENT LEARNING.

Within this writing I reflect upon the process of learning as doing something, such as a process to shift a view, create an opinios and to build upon previous learning. It is through this thought that I share views upon the current evolving situation in Afghanistan, Venezuela and the book that I am reading, to discuss and reflect upon my own learning that is evolving through the learning of Spanish American History through its founding and creation story that leads to The United States of America.

CHAPTER 12 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I summarize Chapter 12 from the book entitled “EL NORTE.” To ease the process I felt that this chapter could be dived into two parts, the first pertains to the Mexican Revolution and the second with for the reimagining and revival of the Spanish Missions in California. However the parts are intrinsically linked with the involvement of the United States (U.S.).

immersed in you.

The following are some abstract ideas that are coming to mind as I take the time to think about preparing a summary for Chapter 12 from the book entitled “EL NORTE.” I am excited with emerging themes such as reimagine and reawakening the soul of America, through the Spanish roots and hertiage.

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.