Essays Tagged: "Puerto Rico"

The Levels of Agriculture, The Levels of the FFA

one of the 54 states of the National Level(including the USA states, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and Puerto Rico). There are over 450,000 members in the FFA from the USA.These Levels are similar becaus ...

(1 pages) 61 1 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Describes a trip to Puerto Rico.

My Trip To Puerto RicoI am from a small town of all most all white people and I had never been outside of the U ... f all most all white people and I had never been outside of the United States until 1997. I went to Puerto Rico that year to play baseball. I knew baseball would keep me occupied, but I wanted a chanc ... y baseball. I knew baseball would keep me occupied, but I wanted a chance to experience the island. Puerto Rico was a very different place compared to where I come from and it didn't take me long to r ...

(4 pages) 79 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Coca Cola and Coco Frio.

discontent or happiness to each individual. "Coca-Cola and Coco Frio" talks about a boy who goes to Puerto Rico looking for something new, something that he had never seen or tasted before, Puerto Ric ... poem begins when the boy apparently first introduce to a different culture, to a different country, Puerto Rico. However, the boy is award with a culture that he already knows or at least a part of it ...

(3 pages) 112 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Wal-Mart - Are "Sweat Shops" Hurting or Harming Third World Countries?

e worlds largest retailer more than 3,200 facilities in the United States and over 1,100 in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, China, Korea, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Part of their ...

(9 pages) 322 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

This is information on Puerto Rico

ocationPuerto Rico occupies a central position in the Caribbean, approximately 1000 miles southeast of Miam ... public and Haiti), Jamaica and Cuba - while to the east is Saint Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Puerto Rico is comprised of six main islands with a land area of 3,421 square miles.LanguageSpanish ... a of 3,421 square miles.LanguageSpanish and English are the most spoken languages that are spoke in Puerto Rico.Educational SystemEducation is very important to Puerto Ricans. During Spanish rule, tea ...

(1 pages) 81 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Montserrat Volcano Eruption.

Montserrat, a small Caribbean Island southeast from Puerto Rico, made headline news in July 1995, when the country's dominant volcano, Soufrière ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Welfare Reform

as shared between the Federal and State governments. All 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands had an AFDC plan. The benefits of AFDC were calculated by what is ...

(10 pages) 216 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

La Quinceanera- written for cultural anthropology class to share a cultural ritual experience.

In Puerto Rico, Cuba, Mexico and other Latin American countries a girl's entrance into womanhood and he ... , with the traditional Quinceañera dress color being white. "In Central America, Cuba and in Puerto Rico the dress is invariably pink or at least a pastel shade such as lavender, blue, or yello ...

(5 pages) 97 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Lord of the Flies- This is a review of the film, for a film class.

ry addictive at the same time. It'll end up being stuck in your head all day. The movie was shot in Puerto Rico so there is at least one attractive thing to look at in the movie. The dialogue is good ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

I was required to writ about a place that is special to me. this essay is about Puerto Rico.

My Puerto RicoAnyone who has ever been on vacation knows how special it can be. Spending time with fami ... hedule can be very rewarding, and make for some great memories. The first time I traveled to Puerto Rico, I was nine months old. I don't remember much about that trip, but there were many more ... stretching session, it was time to claim our baggage. It's easy to forget what the tropical Puerto Rican climate is like, especially after spending years straight in Minnesota. The first step ...

(5 pages) 117 1 4.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Genogram essay

good relationship with everyone on my mom's side compared to my dad's side. My grandfather lives in Puerto Rico and we only see him during Christmas time. He divorced my grandmother a couple years bef ...

(3 pages) 89 0 2.6 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Role of Language

been coming to the U.S.A from non-English speaking countries such as Mexico, China, Russia, Japan, Puerto Rico and many other countries. It is understandable why these immigrants in the beginning cho ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Analysis of a Successful Business Communication Essay

ntion of the provided electronic mail is the one that all person whom it has that to travel outside Puerto Rico, it must ask for the same one to the general manager in writing using the document provi ... this message is all the personnel of the departments of sales and trade who needs to travel outside Puerto Rico to bring better businesses to the company. Its message was envoy of a direct form and si ...

(1 pages) 75 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

My Culture's Impact

nality traits that they will pass on for generations. I come from two different areas of the world: Puerto Rico and Italy. Each of these places has specific attributes to their culture that have shape ... has been very influential during certain times in my life.My mother's side of the family is from Puerto Rico. My grandmother and my late grandfather were both born there and lived there for many ye ...

(4 pages) 99 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Not For Sale" - Judith Ortiz Cofer: Clash between Cultures

placed on the female role in society in the story "Not for Sale" have a clash between American and Puerto Rican cultures. Conflicts between a 16yr old daughter and her father occur multiple times due ... Conflicts between a 16yr old daughter and her father occur multiple times due to limitations of the Puerto Rican culture. The daughter from the story wants to have the freedom of an American girl. Wit ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.5 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Bermuda Triangle Myth

rld. It is a 1.5 million-square-mile area of the Atlantic Ocean that is roughly defined by Bermuda, Puerto Rico, and the southern tip of Florida. Some believe paranormal events occur in this region, i ... 's Triangle, is a 1.5-million-square-mile (4,000,000 kms) area of ocean roughly defined by Bermuda, Puerto Rico, and the southern tip of Florida. Located on the 80th degree longitude, the Bermuda Tria ...

(8 pages) 49 2 4.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why Visit Puerto Rico?

PUERTO RICO, THE HOTTEST DESTINATION THIS WINTERWHY SHOULD YOU TRAVEL THERE?NIKITA ARORATORONTO-From ... RE?NIKITA ARORATORONTO-From the beat of reggaeton to the hordes of cars weaving through the island, Puerto Rico will instantly capture your attention and hold it there forever. You will not only be ca ... re forever. You will not only be captivated by the sounds but also the sights that fill the island. Puerto Rico is remarkable for the amount of things it has managed to squeeze into such a small space ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Future Of Puerto Rico

The Future of Puerto Rico In 1898, the United States assumed control of Puerto Rico and since then has become a Co ... ontrol of Puerto Rico and since then has become a Commonwealth. While this particular status allows Puerto Ricans to be drafted into the U.S. army, it does not allow them to vote in the Presidential E ... into the U.S. army, it does not allow them to vote in the Presidential Elections and does not give Puerto Rico a seat in Congress. Some consider this status to be the only modern day colony left in t ...

(3 pages) 47 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Annexation Of The Philippenes

es?" After defeating Spain in 1898, the United States took control of Guam, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. Then decided to annex Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Guam, but to give Cuba its freedom. Now ... the United States has to make the decision to annex the Philippine Islands, like Hawaii, Guam, and Puerto Rico, or to give them their freedom, like they did Cuba. It would be in the best interest for ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

From One Immigrant to Another: A Narrative of a Young Boy and His First Days in America

A young Puerto Rican Boy, siblings and mother migrate to the mainlands of the United States, to right here i ... n chhhhsss as Marco Smith and his brother Efren play marbles in the yard of their home in paradise, Puerto Rico. As the marbles hit the dirt and knock out the other player's pieces, they cheer and boo ... w school would be, how his classmates would treat him knowing he was from such a beautiful place as Puerto Rico. The days passed he became further excited by the fact that he was going to move to the ...

(4 pages) 10 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing