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.

CHAPTER 10 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I summarize Chapter 10 from the book reading entitled “ELNORTE.” This chapter offers complex details of land grants and legislations that were utilized for the development of the United States territories. I was especially interested within an early literary era as I title that seeks to preserve the historical Spanish past with the new identities that evolve with the United States of America.

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.

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.

CHAPTER 6 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I reflect upon Chapter 5 of my reading from the book entitled: “EL NORTE.” I became interested in the act of letter writing, the time-lapse between sending and receiving a letter from coast to coast, the historical Spanish missions in Alto California, the Kings Highway and the Spanish historical territory located in present day Vancouver that was called Nookta Sound.