Week 4- The Reliability of Digital Sources, and the Analog Sources They Come From

September 17th, 2012

I enjoyed this week’s articles by Errol Morris because they were both thought provoking and interesting but at the same time a little disheartening. Both articles underscored the importance of the use and effect photography in the past print media and in the current world of digital media. “Photography as a Weapon” touched on a subject area […]

Historical Archives

September 13th, 2012

I found several right news articles about President Arbenz in the early 1950’s in the ProQuest Historical Newspapers database. Two were from the Christian Science Monitor and one was from the LA Times. These are great articles for my research because they describe the president and his goals for Guatemala at the time. They also […]

Final Project Proposal

September 10th, 2012

Why was the United Fruit Company’s interference in the Guatemalan government so devastating to the country?

Final Project Topics

September 10th, 2012

I narrowed down three topics that I would be interested in. 1) Guatemalan History paying special attention the United Fruits Company’s involvement in the 1950’s 2) Immigration to the US from Latin America and the Caribbean 3) African-American migration across the US during the great migration.