Andrés Dorantes de Carranza I was an early spanish explorer. I was born around 1500 southwestern castilian town of Gibraleon South. I left as an explorer to explorer the new world and find money while doing it. I joined a crew in 1527 as a captain in the expedition of panfilo de Narvaez. After the expedition was compelled to travel along the gulf coast in bad ships, one ship was placed under the joint command of Alonso Castillo Maldonado and Andrés Dorantes de Carranza.
as posadas is a religious festival that is a key part of Christmas Traditions in Mexico and in some parts of the United States. Las posadas is celebrated from December 16th to the 24th, the nine nights leading up until Christmas.The nine nights represent the nine months that Joseph was in Mary's womb. Posadas may sometimes be confused as a Christmas party, but they are in fact a religious event. Las posadas honor the journey from Nazareth to Bethleham that Mary and Joseph made in search of a place of refuge where baby Jesus could be given birth to by Mary. When unable to find lodging, they were forced to stay in a stable, this is where Jesus was than born. Las Posadas is a community celebration celebrated throughout Mexico. Every night during
General • First Name: Bartolomé • Last Name: de Las Casas • Middle Name: X • Birth Date: 11 November 1481 • Gender: Male • Ethnicity/Nationality: Spanish General Info: Bartolomé de Las Casas lived during the 16th century. He was one of the first people to settle in the New World. He is most famous for being a social reformer who indeed introduced many social reforms to the world never seen before.
Page 1 of 2 SelenaBy: Anna MastMost people have heard of the famous Mexican-American singer Selena. She did so many tremendous things, influenced so many people, and made such a big impact in the music industry. Selena mainly focused on Mexican music when she first started. She did not always stick to her Mexican culture and Mexican music though. This is the story and background of Selena Quintanilla-Perez.
Bartolome de Las Casas was born in 1848 in Spain. Las Casas was a Spanish historian and dominican missionary who objected the Spanish treatment of the Natives. Las Casas is known for his famous writings which weren’t published until many years after his death. Las Casas was not like any ordinary man in his time period. He opposed to several things the Spanish had against the Natives. He saw the torture the Natives received by the Spaniards. Las Casas tried to convince people to change their ways with the natives. He fought slavery and violence that was brought among harmless people.
Selena, the Mexican Madonna NOT DOUBLE-SPACED -1 Selena Quintanilla pérez was a Mexican American singer. Her life was filled with hardships and tribulations. Unfortunately her career was cut short by the president of her own fan club, Yolanda Saldívar. Saldívar had been embezzling money submitted by member and of the fan club as well as financial profit from Selena's clothing store.
Throughout history, various ancient civilizations all over the globe have created traditions and customs that have been passed down through generation to generation. The idea of having these customs withstand the test of time is truly remarkable. A perfect example of the passing of tradition is the Mexican celebration of El Dia De Los Muertos. El Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a holiday that honors and celebrates loved ones of family who have passed away. Although it has its origins from the Aztec Empire, the holiday is widely celebrated in Latin America and even some parts of the United States. During the 1960s and early 1970s, the Chicano Movement embraced El Día de los Muertos as a way to reconnect with pre-Hispanic and Mexican
Three months ago, when I first identified myself as a critical thinker, it was one of the first times I have consciously considered my privileges and oppressions as they pertained to my identity as an able bodied, straight, middle class, light skinned, cisgendered, Mexican American woman. I briefly mentioned that although I am often mistaken as all white, I am actually also Mexican, and it was not until college that I became more interested to learn about this disclosed side of my family and their culture. My dad was also my mom’s step¬¬¬brother, and although he passed away over three years ago, his side of the family is still very much connected with my mom’s side because my grandma, and his father, remain married to this day. Because of this,
Dozens were languished in jail for months without trials. These innocent people were killed for something they did not do. There was no fair trial on their behalf. There was only one man to say if you were guilty or not and no one went against what he said. If they did, they knew that he would accuse them next and
War is immoral. War is cruel.” After the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, according to the tables shown on document E a total of 135,000 died at Hiroshima and a total of 64,000 died at Nagasaki and most of the deaths were cause by burns, very little from falling debris and flying glass. These 2 documents show how much havoc the atomic bombs caused and the effects it had which caused a total of 199,000 casualties to die from the bombing and making Japan surrender so they won’t risk another bombing and many more casualties to
This amazing Carnival is celebrated in La Ceiba, Honduras. It has been a traditional event since 1917. It started as a religious celebration, but after a short time it changed its purpose. The carnival is popular for its singular floats. Different bands gather in a common place and play traditional music. All visitors and tourists are welcomed by friendly people from La Ceiba.
Texas’s La Frontera The state of Texas is the second largest state in terms of population and territory in the country. With over 267,000 square miles of territory, the Lone Star State is home to many diverse regions and communities (Brown et al., 9). As a matter of fact, it is stipulated that the state can be divided into up to five different states due to its diversified regions.
Most Japanese Soldiers were killed and not very many taken in as Prisoners of War. After being through so much advance and fighting, to be turned around and then terminated at the finish was a major disaster of devastation and emotion throughout all of Japan and its troops. Japan were prepared, knew how to jungle fight, and were willing to do anything to expand and get food for their country, but after being turned around and failing in their expedition, the devastation of it all was the worst emotional disaster that could have happened and this was what made the disaster of the war so major for Japan. But Japan weren’t the only ones who went through such a