Massachusetts Bay Colony was one of the first 13 original colonies. The name Massachusetts is an indian word. It means “at the great hill” or “large hill place.” Boston became its capital in 1632. Boston was a very popular port city, and had lots of available jobs for immigrants.
Crispus Attucks By:Avry Anderson Did you know that Crispus Attucks was a free slave. Crispus Attucks was born in 1723 in Framingham MA. In this paper you will learn about crispus Attucks childhood education how they impacted the revolutionary war and other interesting facts. Like he was a sea merchant for 10 years. Crispus Attucks had a very early interesting live.when he was little he was born on the plantation then he was sent to america .He was bought for ten pounds of weed.
I believe I should be able to participate in La Tomatina next year, an event where over one hundred metric tons of tomatoes supply a giant food fight. I will be able to learn things that I would not have experienced if I had not taken part in this event and experience an entirely new culture altogether. La Tomatina is held in the Valencian province of Eastern Spain in the town of Buñol. It takes place during the last Wednesday of August in Buñol’s streets, only 20,000 people a year are allowed to participate in La Tomatina, as this event is inclusive to only those who purchase tickets. People who participate in La Tomatina throw tomatoes at one another for entertainment purposes, and participants of La Tomatina believe that La Tomatina is an incredibly fun event
Puerto Ricans are known for their “parrandas”, which is when a group of friends surprises another friend. This is the equivalent of Christmas caroling. Part of the festivities include roasting a pig. The pig is called lechón asao. The pig is prepared a few days ahead, and on Christmas the pig is roasted.
Easter Island stretches 64 kilometres long and is situated in the South Pacific Ocean. It is located 2,300 kilometres from Chile’s west coast and 2,500 kilometres east of Tahiti. The island was originally known as Rapa Nui by its inhabitants who held the same name as the Island, but its name was later changed when the Dutch explorers discovered it in 1722 to Paaseiland which is Dutch for the current name 'Easter Island' to commemorate the day they found it. Easter Island’s main source of income comes from tourism, and the most popular tourist attraction is an array of almost 900 giant stone figures that date back centuries. The statues reveal that the Rapa Nui people were master craftsmen who had a distinctive style, unlike any other Polynesian
In 1195, I was born in the city of Lisbon, Portugal to a wealthy family. Back then I was called Fernando Martins. When I was fifteen, my parents sent me to the Abbey of Santa Cruz in Coimbra (during that time, Coimbra was the capital) to become a priest. After I became ordained, they told me to take charge of the hospitality of the Abbey. While I was in Coimbra, I met some Franciscan friars at their settlement dedicated to St. Anthony of Egypt.
As the superstition goes, the groundhog climbs out of its burrow and if it's a clear day he sees his shadow and goes back to bed because Winter will last for six more weeks. If he doesn't see his shadow because of it being a cloudy day, Spring is right around the corner. The most famous groundhog is known as Puxatony Phil, and the town( Puxatony) in the US state of Pennsylvania, has a huge celebration where everyone comes out early in the morning on February 2, to see Phil's
Key Facts The most popular tower and skyscraper in the world in this period is Burj Khalifa. Burj Khalifa was built in Dubai (UAE) started in 2004 and completed in 2010 (Burj Khalifa, 2015). Burj Khalifa is the tallest tower in the world and standing 829.8m from sea level (Burj Khalifa, 2015). In addition it has highest number of floors which is 163, and the total
Santo Niño Cebu is one of the best tourist spots in Cebu City and one of the oldest churches in the Philippines. The location where the Santo Niño was found is where Basilica De Santo Niño is standing today. Fort San Pedro, one of the known tourist spots in Cebu, is a Spanish camp built on 1565. It has a fortification wall with a thickness of 8 feet and 20 feet high above the ground. For Php 30.00 you can have a piece of view in the past of Cebu.
It was an octagonal church. This layout of the building is very similar to churches of the same kind in Italy and Syria as well as Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem that was built in late 7th century. The church and the ruined synagogue stand almost adjacent to each other near the shore of Galilee. There are houses that were built from 1st century to 6th century between the church and the synagogue. This church underwent reconstruction process in 1990 so that the church is preserved and protected well.
Today, Tokyo is Japan’s capital and is the world’s most populous metropolis. Tokyo has evolved into a wonderful and amazing city in which many admire, and a lot has changed since the preceding centuries. In the earlier days, Tokyo was originally known as Edo (a small fishing village) during the 16th century, and was formerly part of the old Musashi Province. Ōta Dōkan, who was a Japanese samurai warrior-poet, military tactician and Buddhist monk, built the Edo Castle in 1457. The ever so evolving Edo period during the 18th century, became one of the largest cities in the world with a population topping one million people.
Santa Barraza is the second of six children; Barraza was born in Kingsville, Texas. Joaquin Barraza (Santa Barraza’s Father) worked in order to provide good fortune for his children and wife. Barraza’s mother was a feminist throughout her life. Barraza’s parents owned a small repair car shop with a jointly agreement. The priest with the role of baptizing Santa Barraza as a child considered the name to be sacrilegious.
VASCO NÚÑEZ DE BALBOA Vasco Núñez de Balboa was a spanish explorer during the 1500s. Balboa was born on May 22, 1475 in Jerez de los Caballeros, a town in the impoverished Extremadura region of Spain. His mother was the Lady de Badajoz, and his father was Nuño Arias de Balboa, a nobleman. As a child, his family was poor.