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.

JULY 4TH | REFLECTION.

Within this writing I reflect upon the celebration of July 4th. American Independence Day. Celebrate For Me. With love and support.

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.

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 4 | SUMMARY.

WIthin this writing I reflect upon Chapter 4 of my reading from the book entitled: “EL NORTE.” I specifically became interested at the making of racial categories within what we know today as America.

EMERGING VOICES!

Within this writing I reflect upon the recent readings and notes from the book entitled: “EL NORTE,” as related to my previous blog posts and current events, and why I feel that it is necessary to read and learn the American Hispanic / Spanish heritage.

BOOK READING NOTES!

This blog post page is to share and preserve thoughts as I read through the book entitled: “EL NORTE, The Epic and Forgotten Story of North America” (Gibson, 2019).