Immigration Sociology 224-61: American Ethnic Diversity Viviana X. Lucabeche, MSW,LCSW Efrain Agosto Jr. May 4th, 2011 Table Of Contents I. Abstract 3 II. Introduction 3 III. Immigration from Puerto Rico 4 IV. My Family 4 V. Dominican Immigration 5 VI. Conclusion 7 VII.
Why Haiti is so poor? Historical reason One of the historical reasons for Haiti being poor began on the 5th of December, 1492 when Christopher Columbus came upon a very big island in the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean, that later was known to be the Caribbean. The people who lived there were known as the Taíno and Arawakan people. Some of them called their large island Ayiti, others Bohio and the rest Kiskeya. Columbus and his men claimed the island and called it the La Isla Española, which is the Spanish island in English.
It as in the A small coat of arms featuring a shield supported by an olive branch to the left and a palm branch to the right is at the center of the cross. This beautiful flag was designed by Pablo Duarte, the father of the Independence of the Dominican Republic. It was raised the night twenty-seven of February of 1844 on downtown Santo Domingo, the day of our independence from the Haitian and become free. That flag was sewn by a lady named Concepción Bona, who lived nearby the Baluarte, a monument where the patriots gathered to fight for their freedom. This flag symbolize more that freedom, hope.
De Leon was pronounced the first European to step foot on new land, he called Florida. Ponce De Leon, a Spanish explorer was searching for the Foundation of Youth, which was said to be in the Bahamas but discovered the land we know as Florida and its features. In 1493, Ponce de León sailed with Christopher Columbus on Columbus' second voyage to the Americas. Juan and his family settled on an island named Hispaniola in the Caribbean. De Leon was one of the first Europeans to see the small island of Borinquen, which is the Indian name for Puerto Rico.
Diana Maldonado 4/27/11 Agrumentive Essay Puerto Rico Should Become a State In 1898, United States took possession of Puerto Rico after the Spanish War. In 1917, island’s residence was granted US citizenship thru a law passed by Congress – Jones Law. In 1952, Puerto Rican’s approved a constitution which recognized as Free Autonomous State. Which mean that the government. Although, United States has presence in Puerto Rico, the island has maintained it’s cultural.
Since New York City is home to the largest Dominican community outside of the island it has attracted the most attention by scholars. One book that examines the migration between New York and Dominican Republic is Between Two Islands: Dominican International Migration (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991) by Patricia Pessar and Sheri Grasmuck. Contrary to popular perceptions the migration of Cuban exiles to the United States dates to the nineteenth century well began before the Cuban Revolution. In “With All, and for the Good of All’” The Emergence of Popular Nationalism in the Cuban Communities of the United States, 1848-1898 (Durham NC: Duke University Press, 1989) Gerald Poyo focuses on those exiled Cubans who found support for their popular nationalist ideas among Cuban workers in Key West, Tampa and New York City. In With Open Arms: Cuban Migration to the United States (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 1988) Felix Masud-Piloto provides an overview of 20th century Cuban migration to the United States within the context of U.S.-Cuba relations and the Cold War.
Just like the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day go from pub to pub, I feel proud when it is February 27th—Dominican Independence Day. I go out and celebrate to Manhattan on August 14th to march in the Dominican Parade. I feel extremely proud to be Dominican, which is why I now claim myself as a Dominican-American now. “However, there are many anecdotal instances of people adopting ethnicities when they marry or move to a strongly identified neighborhood” (235). This is another point that Waters makes in her essay that I can relate to entirely.
Alyssa Pimentel English 1301-232 Ms. Bullard November 8th 2013 Response Paper 5 Tim Wendel was born in Philadelphia and eventually moved to New York where he grew up. Wendel graduated from Syracuse University. Wendel majored in journalism, he teaches writing, and Wendel is also a sportswriter. Wendel has written a book, “DOWN TO THE LAST PITCH,” it will be released by Da Capo Press this spring, March 11, 2014. “It is the story of arguably the greatest World Series ever played and deals with many watershed moments in and out of the game.” (www.timwendel.org/blog) King, Kennedy, and the Power of Words was a short story about Robert Kennedy giving an amazing speech after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
In 1772, the Company established a capitol in Calcutta and appointed its first governor-general, Warren Hastings, and assumed political control over Bengal, Bihar, and Calcutta. Company rule ended in the Government in India Act of 1858, which transferred political governance of India to the British government. The British East India Company was founded on December, 31 1600 with an approved charter from Queen Elizabeth I. The Company first acquired a foothold in India when the Mughal Emperor granted them the rights to establish a trading post in the city of Surat. In 1640, a second trading post was instituted in Madras.