Essays Tagged: "Mexico City"

How Monkey Lost His Tail - by Aaron Shen 391 words.

is Tail.It was a day just like any other, except for poor Monkey. It was a hot and windy morning in Mexico City, Mexico, and Monkey found himself on a wooden floor of a smoky bar. His arms were flacci ...

(2 pages) 52 1 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Toltec civilization

ing of celebration.The Toltecs were one of the first 'Nahuatl' speaking cultures to colonize centralMexico. It is unclear whether they came from the North or the South, but, popular theoryis that they ... came from the North (Southern America). The tribe first settled a smalldistance west of what is now Mexico City. There, they built the largest city ever inMexico, even dwarfing today's Mexico City (vo ...

(15 pages) 118 0 3.4 Dec/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

A Glimpse at the mighty structures of the past

s cities here in America.The Aztecs were an American Indian people that had a great civilization in Mexico. They thrived in Tenochtitlan, current day Mexico City, during the 1400's and early 1500's (g ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Mexican War.

an War was based on the Americans trying to expand their territory. They thought that some parts of Mexico was a good idea so they tried to buy the lands from Mexico, using an excuse that they want pa ... od idea so they tried to buy the lands from Mexico, using an excuse that they want payback from the Mexico's owe to America during the Spanish War. The Mexicans refused, and when they surprisingly att ...

(3 pages) 142 1 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Kings highway history.

s", the land that has become Texas was explored and settled first from the coastline on the Gulf of Mexico and then overland from both East and West by treasure-seekers, the clergy, the military, the ... omes, and other items.The Kings Highway, which now also closely resembles Highway 21, once ran from Mexico City, Mexico through San Antonio, Texas to Natchitoches, Louisiana and on to San Augustine, F ...

(5 pages) 33 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Impact of Human overpopulation on Social systems and the environment.

ity, will reach a staggering 27 million people. San Paolo, Brazil will reach almost 20 million, and Mexico City will reach 19 million. Sixteen other cities world wide are expected to exceed 10 million ...

(2 pages) 95 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Title: Treaty of Guadlupe Hidalgo(1848) Teachers comments:none

reaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, signed on February 2, 1848, ended the war between the United States and Mexico. By its terms, Mexico ceded 55 percent of its territory, including parts of present-day Arizo ... , Mexico ceded 55 percent of its territory, including parts of present-day Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, Nevada, and Utah, to the United States.The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, whi ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Be Like Che

im. He will soon follow his remark after the Arbenz failure to overthrow Guatemala City and flee to Mexico City (9).He meets Fidel Castro in the summer of 1955 and joins his crusade to overthrow the d ... ee to the Argentina embassy because the Armas government was going to put him in trial. Che fled to Mexico with the other political exiles in fear of being jailed in Guatemala.It was Guatemala, which ...

(7 pages) 102 2 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Frida Kahlo

Frida KahloFrida's life began and ended in Mexico City, in her home known as the Blue House.She gave her birthdate as July 7,1910, but her birt ... she was out and about after her accident, a close friend introduced Frida to the artistic crowd of Mexico, which included Tina Modotti (well known photographer,actress, and communist) and Diego River ... everal years after Trotsky's death, Diego and Frida enjoyed telling people that they invited him to Mexico just to get him killed, but no one knows if they were telling the truth or not. They were fan ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Public Relations

also about the wide range of top-selling Gillette products.From Boston to Bangkok, Johannesburg to Mexico City to Berlin, the modern traveler encounters a Gillette product portfolio far broader, and ...

(22 pages) 721 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Frida Kahlo This essay is a biography of Frida Kahlo and includes a brief analysis of a few of her paintings. Includes works cited.

s born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderon on July 6, 1907, in her parents' house in Coyoacan, Mexico a suburb of Mexico City. She was born to Guillermo Kahlo and Matilde Calderon. Her father, Gu ... ther, Guillermo, was the son of Hungarian Jews from the German town of Baden-Baden. He emigrated to Mexico where he became a well known photographer. It was there he also married Frida's mother, Matil ...

(7 pages) 106 0 4.1 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Man on fire

story of a bodyguard names "John Creasy". Creasy was hired to protect a young daughter of a wealthy Mexico City couple "Pita" from getting kidnapped. Creasy has a lot in common with Jesus. He h ...

(2 pages) 21 1 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Atmosphere and Air Pollution: Mexico City

William Williams Page 1 The Atmosphere and Air Pollution: Mexico CityThe atmosphere of the earth consists of four main layers of various gases that surround t ... an and Frantz, 2000, p. 249).Primary pollutants are those released directly into the atmosphere. In Mexico City some of the primary pollutants are carbon monoxide, sulfur oxides, nitrogen compounds an ...

(2 pages) 41 0 1.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Biography of Octavio Paz.

and has set a foundation for future generations of Hispanic writers to overcome.Octavio was born in Mexico City on March 31st, 1914. His grandfather was a novelist, and greatly influenced Paz into bec ... oming the renowned writer that he was. Paz studied Law and Literature at the National University in Mexico, but refused to take his degree. However, from his youth Paz's ambition was to be a poet. Whe ...

(1 pages) 32 1 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Virgin of Guadaloupe.

December the 12th. It is estimated that 10 million people visit her Basilica every year, making her Mexico City home the most popular Marian shrine in the world, and the most visited Catholic Church i ... Hernán Cortés and his Conquistadors, the first Roman Catholic missionaries arrived in Mexico to branch out Christianity. And one of the first a men to be converted into Christianity was ...

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Mexican War

The Mexican War between the United States and Mexico began with a Mexican attack on American troops along the southern border of Texas on Apr. 25, ... he southern border of Texas on Apr. 25, 1846. Fighting ended when U.S. Gen. Winfield Scott occupied Mexico City on Sept. 14, 1847; a few months later a peace treaty was signed (Feb. 2, 1848) at Guadal ... eb. 2, 1848) at Guadalupe Hidalgo. In addition to recognizing the U.S. annexation of Texas defeated Mexico ceded California and, New Mexico to the United States.At the time of the war, Mexico had a hi ...

(2 pages) 21 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Torre Mayor Tower: The Sky of Mexico

built in seismic zones.The Torre Mayor Building is a 57-story office tower that was constructed in Mexico City, Mexico, in summer 2003. Once completed, the tower became the tallest building in Mexico ... orre Mayor, but the fact that the Torre Mayor is being built in one of the highest seismic zones in Mexico makes it unique. There is a lot of seismic energy in Mexico City and any tower that tall woul ...

(5 pages) 14 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Civil Engineering

The History of the Virgin of Guadalupe and the views of her from Young Mexicans, old Mexicans, and myself (an international student living in Mexico).

The Basilica:The basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City is a big pilgrimage location for visitors. The Basilica is found at Mount Tepeyac, which ... dalupe was very strong (and that many don't know the difference between Tonantzin and Guadalupe) in Mexico City; in Guadalajara her following is much less strong. Finally, the tone in which they spoke ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Ancient Aztec Architecture

The ancient Aztec Architecture can still be seen today throughout Mexico. They mainly resided in Tenochtitlan, which is current day Mexico City, living there in the 1 ...

(2 pages) 14 1 2.3 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Mexico City

MEXICO CITY Mexico City is a very modern city. It is where the old traditions meet new modern ones. ... ery modern city. It is where the old traditions meet new modern ones. Mexico City is the capital of Mexico. It is also the largest city in Mexico. Some people say it is the largest city in the world. ... ople say it is the largest city in the world. Around one fifth of the countries population lives in Mexico City. Many Aztec temples are still standing in Mexico City. Many stand right next to modern b ...

(1 pages) 27 0 4.5 May/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays