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Corridos

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http://rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/corridos/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Corridos is a folk art form situated somewhere between oral history and cultural myth. Influenced by the native American epic traditions, it emerged in the 19th century and is related to the Spanish romance (Spanish verb to run). In the Mexican culture, corridos serve a similar function to that of the blues in African American culture in passing on oral history. Standards 8.12.7 and 11.9.7

Comments: This content can be used as a way to understand Mexican and Mexican American perspectives and well as a model for performance assessment.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 820

Accion Zapatista

http://www.eco.utexas.edu/faculty/Cleaver/zapsincyber.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Accion Zapatista gathers and redistributes information about the Zapatistas and the struggle for democracy in Mexico. Includes the communiques of the rebels, plus related resources on the issues. Some information a bit old, but useful. Standards 10.10.3 and 12.9.8 civics

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 71

Brasil - Environment by Sergio Koreisha

http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~sergiok/brenvironment.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is an excellent collection of links related to the environment of Brazil, one of the country's major issues. Includes resources from both Brazilian and other countries and organizations. Many rainforest sites are listed. (Many sites are Portuguese language.) Standard 11.9.3

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 435

CIA World Factbook: Brazil

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/print/br.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has both historical and current information on the Brazil provided by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. It gives social, political, geographic, cultural and other basic reference information and also includes a map. Standards 10.10 and 11.9.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 669

CIA World Factbook: Mexico

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/print/mx.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has both historical and current information on Mexico provided by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. It gives social, political, geographic, cultural and other basic reference information and also includes a map. Standards 10.10 all and 11.9.7, and Appendix A of the H-SS Framework

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 687

Experience Nicaragua

http://library.thinkquest.org/17749/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This student ThinkQuest project provides a rich multilingual introduction ot Nicaragua's culture, history and economy. See the sites, read the poetry, and take a multimedia journey through the Nicaragua. Standard 11.9.3 and 12.9.5

Comments: This student-developed site sometimes scrimps on scholarship, especially in the area of economics, but it is a valuable resource for taking a look at the impact US-Latin America policy.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1149

Latin American Studies Virtual Library

http://lanic.utexas.edu/las.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site is a gateway of links to resources about Latin American Studies. This list is maintained by the Institute of Latin American Studies of the University of Texas at Austin. Standards 10.10 all, 11.9.3, and 12.9.6

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1931

Latin Focus

http://www.latin-focus.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is the latest economic and political information on Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Venezuela and Peru. This is an important site to see current information that will influence Latin American decision making and U.S.-Latin American policy choices. Standards 11.9.3 and 12.5.2

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1932

Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.sre.gob.mx/comunicados/comunicados.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Official Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs information, including economic, governmental and social texts, in both Spanish (mostly) and English. Check the Newsletters and Federal Government sections for much of the information. Standard 10.10.2 and 11.9.3

Comments: Look here for links to information about Mexico and her neighbors in Spanish.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2158

Monroe Doctrine

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/monroe.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is the complete text of the Monroe Doctrine that was part of President Monroe's speech to Congress, December 2, 1823. Standards 8.5.2, 11.4.3 and 11.9.3

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2197

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