PreReading: Novel Study: Before We Were Free

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1. Picture Evaluation

1.1. Anita

1.2. Patrica

1.3. Maria

1.4. Teresa

1.5. Dede

1.6. 1125

1.7. September 9th through October 2nd

1.8. Before we were free

1.9. Oil the same page

1.10. 2005

1.11. Julia Alvarez

1.12. Revolution

1.13. In the Time of Butterflies

1.14. Dignity

1.15. Passion

1.16. US flag

1.17. Dominican Republic/Haitian flag

1.18. Dates

2. Both

2.1. share the Island of Hispaniola

2.2. Taino tribe discoverd

2.3. 80-90% Roman-Catholics

2.4. either very poor or very wealthy

2.5. humongous climate/geographic difference

3. Haiti

3.1. very poor

3.2. has no electricity supply

3.3. no roads for driving

3.4. Speak French and Creole

3.5. Money is referred to as gourde

3.6. often is hit by earthquakes and other natural disasters

4. Dominican Republic

4.1. in the 1900s the sugarcane industry profited most of the country

4.2. Speak Spanish

4.3. Money is referred to as pesos

4.4. more likely to get tourists

5. Websites

5.1. Breaking News, Analysis, Politics, Blogs, News Photos, Video, Tech Reviews - TIME.com

5.2. http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2016/04/world/haiti-timeline/haiti-timeline-snippet.html

5.3. Haiti and the Dominican Republic: One island, two worlds | Global Ideas | DW | 12.02.2013

5.4. Rafael Trujillo - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

6. Rafael Trujillo

6.1. Rafael Trujillo was a president of the Dominican Republic in 1930. Trujillo killed 20,000 Haitians and when the word was spread people were furious. A group of rebels assassinated Trujillo a while later.

6.2. Partnered with Allowed refugees and immigration

6.3. Trained by US Marines

6.4. Didn't give human rights

6.5. Dictator

6.6. Hurricane ruined trading system

6.7. conflicts between dominican and haiti

7. Haiti vs. Dominican Republic

8. Map

9. distressed

9.1. won a award

9.2. in her home due to the riots outside

9.3. black and white-