Bernardo de Galvez deserves recognition for shaping florida to be the way it is today. This Spanish born sailor sailed from his homeland to the eastern seaboard of the new world in 1777. Bernardo fought the british and claim Florida for spain which ended up becoming the 27th state. He also connected florida with other states which caused people to move there and gave florida allies before it was a state.
That day, 30 June 1520 CE, referred to as Noche Trista, forced the Spanish to flee (Youtube.com). The months following, the Spanish returned with their allies, the Thaxcalan, declaring an extensive and daunting battle ravaged with sickness and death, the city of Tenochtitlan collapsed. The conquerors ransacked and pillaged any remaining resourceful commodities and treasures and declared the land New Spain, under new and direct rule from the New World. The Aztec civilization came to an abrupt end (Calloway
This past Sunday, June 18th, America lost muslim teen, Nabra Hassanen to what most call road rage, and others, a hate crime. Hassanen, accompanied by a group of friends were headed back to a local mosque after a trip to a fast-food restaurant. It was then that they encountered driver Darwin Martinez Torres and an argument erupted. The altercation escalated, resulting in the capturing and death of 17 year old Hassanen. Torres had beaten her with a baseball bat, abducted her, and dumped her body into a lake.
In 1517, Fransico Hernadez de Cordoba sparked a Spanish conquest of a promising new land called Mexico as he journeyed from Cuba to Yucatan. When he reported back to the Spanish governor Diego Velasquez, who was in Cuba at the time, about this land, Velasquez sent Hernan Cortes and a few ships to scope it out. When Cortes and his men arrived, they caught wind of the seemingly magical Aztec Empire.
He was born around 1460/1474 in the city Santervas De Campos, Spain. He died July, 1521 in the city Havana, Cuba when he was 47 years old. His occupation was an explorer/conquistador. He was mostly best known for exploring and discovering Florida and searching for the legendary fountain of youth.
Also, Betances founded a clandestine society which was dedicated to the liberation of the slaves. The Spanish colonial government exiled Ramon Betances for these activities several times. In the year of 1867, Betances fled to the present-day Dominican Republic, where he founded the Revolutionary Committee of Puerto Rico. The following year, Ramon
El Draque was his name to the Spanish. Sir Francis Drake was an explorer and pirate. At first, he came from a farming family but sailed the sea with his cousin at a young age. Drake was born around 1540 to 1544; however the record was not found, but based on later events that happened. He was born in Devonshire, England, and died in January 28, 1596 in Portobelo, Panama, when he was around 56 years of age.
My name is Lope de Oviedo. In 1527 I am a castaway from his exploration to inland Florida. I traveled with Narváez from Spain to explore the new world. I survived the initial attempt led by Narváez de Vaca and lived among the Floridian natives. To Narvaez i was the strongest and heartiest of his crew, so I was the one who was sent for the lookout and to spot animals for food.
Saint. Augustine St. Augustine is a city of Florida, United States of America, in the region known as “the First Coast of Florida”. I’m going to give some information about this Founded in September 1565 by the Spanish explorer and admiral Pedro Menendez de Aviles, St. Augustine is the oldest city of European origin in the US territory permanently inhabited. St. Augustine is the oldest European settlement occupied until now in the United States. The Spaniards had previously explored the area in expeditions that took place between 1513 and 1563, in order to colonize the Spanish Florida, and directed by various conquerors: Juan Ponce de León in 1513, Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón in 1526, Panfilo Narvaez in 1527 -together with his sheriff Alvar Nunez
With the colonialism of America and the immigration solely for economic purposes as well as the start of a slave trade, it can be seen that America was built more on a desire for money rather than the desire for freedom. Christopher Columbus’ and many other settlers colonized the country essentially to make money for themselves and Spain. In The Letters from Columbus and De las Casas this can be seen. In the letter from De las Casas, he says “ The Spaniards have brought to the island of Hispaniola and the island of San Juan more than two million souls taken captive, and have sent them to do hard labor in the mines..”
Cabeza de Vaca’s Survival Secrets Imagine that you are cold, lonely, and stranded on an empty island with only 3 other people. What would you do? Cabeza de Vaca and the other 3 survivors’ raft has been washed ashore on the Isle de Malhado, an island also known as the Island of Bad Luck. It was November of 1528, and the clueless Spaniards had no ships, let alone clothes and food.
Dia De Los Muertos Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico on 1st and 2nd of November to honor the dead. It is celebrated throughout Latin America as well as by people of Mexican ancestry living in other places, especially the United States. It is believed that the dead would be insulted by mourning, therefore, Dia de los Muertos celebrates the lives of the deceased with feasting, drinking, partying and other activities that the dead would have enjoyed when they were alive. The festival features a colorful display of costumes and culture, with the most familiar symbol being the "calacas" or skeletons and "calaveras" or skulls, which appear everywhere during the festival.
In 1924 Elias Calles was elected president of Mexico. He supported agrarian, labor, and educational reforms even though he was more conservative. Being aware of previous military uprisings, Calles ended the political influence of the army. Also during his term, Calles had many difficulties with the United States and the Roman Catholic Church. Calles remained in power for over ten years due to his use of “puppet” presidents(e.g.