When I Was an Athlete
I open a drawer and theres a medal. I face the wall and see the picture. With the
uniform calling my name from the closet, I close my eyes and see the water.
Flashback. My memory lapses to my days as an athlete.
I ran 3.5 miles on th
In the early sixteenth century, the Spanish conquistadors used the infamous document
known as The Requerimiento to enhance the knowledge of the native peoples. This document
required that all natives follow the Spanish rule and Christ
Requerimiento Reflection Paper
Written by Juan Lopez de Palacios Rubios, the Requerimiento is a document that the
Spanish Conquistadors read aloud to their conquered peoples in the New World. This text begins
with a proclamation of the prominence of God a
I have read many documents and articles in my short life, however the
Requerimiento is one of the most outlandish. The Seed article does a good job of
capturing the essence of the document and exposing its perplexing history, which is
There are many different aspects in which border crossing can be discussed.
Without knowing, we cross borders many times in our daily lives. We enter new worlds
that demand different efforts, attitudes, and personalities. Discussion of bo
The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico by Bernal Diaz del Castillo is an
extraordinary recall of events. In part XVII, the speaker retells the eventual finding of
Jeronimo Aguilar and Gonzalo Guerrero. Both men were involved in a shipwreck in New
Stepping Into the Unknown
Life is full of new adventures and one never knows where their next path may take them.
To many students, the word college or university may bring upon an utter shiver down their
spine. It is something that marks a period in thei
For Love of Family and Family Values:
How Immigrant Motivation Can Inform Immigration Policy.
Family trumps money in main motivation factor for immigrators. One immigrant that
was interviewed, Roberto, said that Mexico and Madrina were like his motheremot
PART V: Leader of his People
Gualinto stands tall over the plains of the battlefield with sweat gliding down his
head. He takes an assured breath of victory and cries Attack with all your might! His
troops are all armed from head to toe with swords and gu