THE FATHER, THE SON, AND LA CHINGADA: THE TRINITY OF THE CONQUEST ‘Lo Mexicano’ is a phrase-turned-concept in 20th century Mexican philosophy. The term literally translates to “the Mexican,” however, it is also used to superficially describe the identity of the Mexican individual. The notion came about after the revolution; the phrase was meant to emphasize and unite Mexico as an independent people. Today, the phrase is understood as an all encompassing term for “mexicanness,” or that which makes someone a true mexican.
At the beginning of the 1600's the new world was just being discovered. Europeans had never seen a culture like that of the natives. They hardly wore any clothes, and they worshipped nature. It was very astonishing to the Europeans. Upon hearing of this Spanish friars were sent to convert the natives.
The El Camino Real de los Tejas served as a lifeline for Spanish Missions. It moved men and equipment rapidly, and brought them much needed supplies. It also served as a communication line, and supported trade, supplies, and military protection. In a similar way, this pathway contributed to Texas independence. It gave troops and armies supplies that were needed, and enabled communication.
Linda Viera Caballero, better known as La India, is a one of the best singer-songwriters in the latin music industry. Born on March 9, 1969, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, La India was raised in the South Bronx area of New York City. Her parents left Puerto Rico soon after she was born and they moved in with her grandmother.
Cabeza de Vaca attitude towards the new world was that of suffering and starvation. During his travels, he ate very little, mostly deer-tallow and at one point powdered straw. They did not eat during the day and ate very little at night. Cabeza de Vaca and his men grew very tired and hungry, but could not let the Native Americans see this suffering because they were upholding their authority over them. Cabeza de Vaca’s description of the terrain in some parts differed greatly from that of Columbus in that Columbus stated that the terrain he saw was rich lush lands with warm air and year round green
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The legend of the Virgen de Guadalupe has become a common symbol of hope to many incoming immigrants of Latin American countries. Due to U.S. governmental and economic interventions in Latin American countries, it has caused many people to migrate as refuges and flee unstable environments. These mass migrations have been followed by torturous trails and stories that many times end in death or abuse, however, other times it has allowed refugees to move away and live stable lives in the U.S. However, once in the U.S., these immigrants are faced with discriminatory policy based on false accusations that makes their lives unsafe and unprotected. Therefore, Latinx religious faith becomes a strong component of community for these groups.
Throughout this book Cabeza de Vaca are nomads for a long period of time trying to find a place to stay ,food and supplies. In this journey he needs to be able to understand different languages and be adapted to their culture, and let 's not forget that he doesn 't know anything thing tribes and how trust is going to be taking a big part in this journey of his. While in South America we start to see the different kinds of house that people are living in. Each tribe had their own way of building a house and some held more people than others. One tribe actually builds the houses so that during the summer the house would get some shade while during the winter they would have some of the rays of the sun come in towards the windows of the
Susurros de Mi arrabal is literarily a fiction/generational history fiction story book written with the purpose to entertain, educate future generations and probably help Puertorricans enjoy a little bit of their own cultural traits, language, ethnic, folklore, music, perhaps food and most important of all, their Love and their life. Every country has changes and challenges related to their generation, the economy, politics etc.; as well as ethnical traits, their idiosyncrasy, their religious beliefs, food and most important of all Puerto Rico has a very powerful and strong spirit. This spirit has kept us growing, educated, in faith and kind throughout the years.
One day Esmeralda and her family decided to go for vacation to Spain. They wanted to visit many places and enjoy their trip. When Esmeralda visited El Escorial, she totally loved it. She became very interested in the history behind it. Until one day, Uncle Alberto her fathers friend who is a tour guide took her to visit the Escorial to learn about the history behind it.
In Central America, some parents leave their children, and set out a journey to the United States in hopes of making a better life for them. Throughout the years, the children who are left behind eventually go on a journey to be reunited with their family. On the journey, the children acquire many character traits and skills that ultimately make them grow as a person. In the book by Sonia Nazario titled Enrique’s Journey, author Nazario writes about Enrique, a young Honduran boy, who goes on a long and strenuous trip to find his mother. In the article “Desperate Voyagers,” by Ioan Grillo, it talks on the subject of children fleeing their country due to gang violence.
Francisco Vasques de Coronado, a famous Spanish explorer was famous for his voyage to set out and find the 7 Golden Cities. Just like many other voyages Francisco’s was a failure, nevertheless he did find some major landmarks. Francisco was born on 1510 and died in 1554. Francisco’s death place was in New Mexico, cause of death was an infectious disease. First of all Francisco was born on 1510, he married a woman named Beatriz.