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AS 100/110 - First Year Experience

The Common Reader: Background Information

1.The Common Reader

Resources:


National Endowment for the Arts: In the Time of the Butterflies 

Audio Documentary for In the Time of the Butterflies

The Dominican Republic

Resources:


BBC Country Profile - The Dominican Republic

BBC Current News - The Dominican Republic

CIA World Fact Book - The Dominican Republic

UNESCO - The Dominican Republic

Rafael Trujillo

A poster that was required to hang in every Dominican home during the Trujillato. It reads, "In this home Trujillo is a national symbol." "Rectitude. Liberty. Work. Morality." "1955: Year of the Benefactor of the Motherland" (Public domain via Wikipedia) 

Resource:


Report of Trujillo's Assassination