Benito Pablo Juárez García was a Mexican politician and lawyer of indigenous origin, also called "Benemérito de las Américas" and recognized as one of the presidents of Mexico; also by his famous phrase: "Among individuals, as among nations, respect for the rights of others is peace" He was born on March 21, 1806 in the town of San Pablo Guelatao, and was the son of Marcelino Juárez and Brígida García. He was orphaned when he was three years old and left in charge of his paternal grandparents. When his grandparents died he was placed in the custody of his uncle Bernardino Juárez. On December 17, 1818, Benito made the decision to travel to his hometown of Oaxaca, and with the help of his sister Josefa, who worked for the Maza family, he got a job taking care of the farm. Days later, he met a Franciscan priest of the third order named Antonio Salanueva and admitted him as an apprentice bookbinder.
Tejano Religion and Ethnicity, by Matovina timothy M., is a historic book that presents intensive research of the complex mesh of ethnic, religious, and political devotion in the development of the identity of Tejanos (Texas residents of Spanish) in the first decades of their interaction with Anglos in San Antonio. It was the first major Mexican population to be absorbed into the expanding Anglo-American empire. In 1821, San Antonio was a Mexican Catholic town of Mexico. In the same year, Mexico had just gained its independence from Spain. But the Tejanos in Texas gradually started to lose ground to the Anglo foreigners who were allowed to immigrate into their country.
Right after Pancho Villa’s famous raid on Columbus, New Mexico, 1916, U.S army general John J. tried to capture Pancho Villa in a nine month search but they unsuccessfully failed to find him. The Mexicans helped Villa hide when the Army would come close to him. Their even more about that later Villa retired in 1920 and was given a large estate which he was turned into a “military colony” for his fellow soldiers. It was during this time that Doroteo Arango began using the name Francisco "Pancho" Villa. " Pancho" is a common nickname for "Francisco.
In 1518 Hernan Cortes was in command of an expedition to explore and secure the interior of Mexico for colonization. At the last minute, due to an old argument between Cortes and Diego Velazquez de Cuellar, de Cuellar changed his mind and revoked Cortes’s charter. Cortes ignored the order, committed mutiny, and went on the expedition anyway in February 1519. Cortes landed in Mayan territory, and found Geronimo de Aguilar, a Spanish Franciscan priest who survived a shipwreck. de Aguilar was captured by the Maya, and was able to learn the Chontal Maya language and translated for Cortes.
Hernando de Soto was a noteworthy Spanish explorer in the early to mid 1500s. He was born in Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain, in the year 1500. As a young adult he attended the University of Salamanca, his tuition was paid by the generous Pedro Arias Dávila. Although his family repeatedly told him that they wanted him to study and become a lawyer, Hernando de Soto had other ideas. He wanted to be an explorer in the West Indies.
Being able to market to potential students that GCU has an outdoor training facility will give Grand Canyon University a competitive advantage against other schools across the country. This new investment would still follow GCU’s morals and beliefs while just giving students more opportunities to be active and live a healthy
Dhrumi Patel Period:4 Mrs.Blanke Mrs.Hnasko English Lit IV A Research Paper Langston Hughes Influence on the Harlem Renaissance “Democracy” by Langston Hughes was written during the Harlem Renaissance and left a great impact on it. It helped people stay true to their traditions and made people want to fight for their equality. His real name was James Mercer Langston Hughes and was born on February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri. His parents got a divorce when he was a young child.
Background Description On February 23, 1836 Santa Anna and his troops arrived at San Antonio and started planning their attack on the Alamo. This would become one of the most celebrated military battles of Texas. The Alamo was a Spanish Mission that was established in 1718 as church. It became a makeshift fortification for Indians and rebels.
In the beginning there wasn’t much to America. President Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory in 1803. He sent the Corps of Discovery, led by Lewis and Clark, to explore the territory in 1804, now we have western America. In 1829, Andrew Jackson became president, he didn’t like the Native Americans. He had them leave their land and go elsewhere; Famously known as the Trail of Tears, they walked from their homes to a camp in Oklahoma.
Juan Seguin and Manifest Destiny Juan Seguin is a very influential man who played a significant role in the history of Texas, specifically the Texan Revolution. He was born in San Antonio de Bextar, Texas in the early 19th century, which at that time in history was part of Mexico. The Seguin family had lived in that area for several years. In the 1740s, the Seguin family had arrived in the San Antonio Valley, making them one of the oldest families in the area. Once a Spanish providence now under the control of Mexico, this area of land saw the migration of many Anglos.
Everything 's bigger in Texas, as denoted by the vast land composing the state of Texas. The culture, government, economy, language, and history can be traced back to the 19th century, to a time when Texas was a state governed by the country of Mexico. Texas land has been occupied by indigenous Americans, claimed by Spanish conquistadors, snatched by Mexican troops and placed in a little red, white and green box where it was instructed to remain and look pretty. The war that declared Mexico’s independence from Spain in 1821, granted Mexico the territory claimed by Spain, also known as Tejas. It was a part of Coahuila y Tejas, governed by Mexico between 1821 and 1836.
He was elected on his next two elections in 1853 and in 1855. In 1854, he sent some rangers to deal with some problematic attacks on the Mexican Freight Carriers in South Texas, also known as the Cart War. A border war with Mexico in 1855 was narrowly averted across the Rio Grande after mounted participants chased a group of raiding Lipan Apaches. Also, he funded for establishing a hospital for the mentally disabled and proper schools for the blind and deaf. He paid off state debt that would later on be used to finance schools and colleges, and also encouraged railroad construction through state loans devoted to every mile of new track laid.
At the Convention of 1836, de Zavala was elected vice-president of the ad interim government of the Republic of Texas. After Santa Anna 's capture at the Battle of San Jacinto, de Zavala and Secretary of Treasury Bailey Hardeman were commissioned to accompany Santa Anna to Mexico to negotiate a permanent treaty, but outraged soldiers of the Texas army circumvented this plan and detained Santa Anna for several
In 1830 newly elected President Jackson instituted the Indian Removal Act which gave the United States government the ability to negotiate with the Native American tribes of the south and relocate them to lands west of the Mississippi. When implementing the Indian Removal Act Jackson attempted to justify it by saying that he was trying to protect the Native American Tribes from becoming extinct as their brother in the Northern states had become . Jackson would develop a Native American reservation in present day Oklahoma where all Native Americans living east of the Mississippi River would move to with the passing of the Indian Removal Act. The lands that the Native Americans had been living on were continually being claimed by Americans looking to expand their own land in the farming focused southern states. The expansion of slavery and the growth of the southern cotton industry made the Native American lands more and more appealing to Americans that were living around these tribal lands . These Native Americans would have to suffer the travel from the lands of their fathers to Oklahoma, where the federal government had set aside lands for these tribes to begin to rebuild their way of life.