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
A group of emigrants trying to travel to california but instead went through trail’s that took them right into a chain of mistakes with a tragic story. In the year 1846, 90 emigrants moved west for the expansion to move westward, leaving springfield illinois. Leaders Jacob and George Donner guided the group to a “shorter route” to california. 2,500 mile expedition the founder of this expedition was a man named james James Frazier Reed a business man wishing to move westward to make a wealth in the richland of california. Reed before had read a book called The Emigrants’ Guide to Oregon and California, by Lansford W. Hastings, the book were full of shorter tracks crossing the Great Basin without the route being tested out first they just went for it.
However, some of the acts he committed afterwards I do not agree with. I could see how some people might still get upset over celebrating the holiday. According to our textbook, Columbus was convinced he was “an agent of God’s divine plan”. He also left about forty men on Hispaniola and captured a dozen Indians to present as gifts to the Spanish King and Queen. President Benjamin Harrison first declared Columbus Day a national holiday in 1892, four hundred years after the first voyage.
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. This honourable man protected our great state from British domaine and he helped bring diversity to our communities.
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.
What would eventually become the start point of what is today called the Columbian Exchange started about 500 years ago when Christopher Columbus and his 3 ships set off to from Spain to find India. Instead of India, they discovered the New World, America. The exchange of animals and plants that took place after this would come to be very important to Europe and America. After Columbus and his 3 ships arrived and reported back to queen Isabel another 17 ships were sent off to the New World, the word about the far away land spread along Europe and everybody wanted to take a part of this amazing land. After the British defeated the Spaniards the Settlers arrived to America and now is when the real exchange of plants and animals would take place.
King Philip came to be ruler after his father died. King Philip built the EL Escorial palace. King Philip wanted to invade England, so he made the Spanish Armada. The Spanish Armada consisted of 130 fighting ships. He lost in the battle with England though, and lost territory of Spain in 1588.
The path of self-discovery begins when Santiago tells his father he wants to travel the world. This happens on page 9 of The Alchemist. Santiago explained to his father that “…I’d like to see the castles in the towns where they live,” and “Well, I’d like to see their land, and see how they live.” The next day, Santiago’s father gave him three ancient Spanish gold coins and a pouch. Santiago discovers that he wants to travel, and he did not want to become a priest. When Santiago started to travel, he remembered that there was a woman in Tarifa that interpreted dreams.
My father’s side of the family escaped religious oppression in Yorkshire, England and travelled to America to practice their Puritan beliefs in peace with others. My mother’s side of the family came to America as a volunteer group in one of 16 families who came from the Canary Islands off the coast of Morocco under the rule of the King of Spain in 1731 to establish themselves in the province of Texas. A recession had just hit the Islands because of cash crop competition from the American colonies, so during this time many people were immigrating to various other Spanish territories. My ancestor that emigrated from those Islands, Juan Curbelo, became the 6th mayor of San Antonio in 1737, again in 1739 and his son was elected mayor for 3 different terms. His granddaughter married a man named John William Smith in San Antonio, who was the first mayor under the Republic of Texas and twice more after that, which has been credited to his wife’s influence as an original settler.
My husband had a friend named John but he went by " Captain John Smith" and the adventures were limitless with him. Let me tell you about the " New World" adventure as told by an insider. In 1606, King James I of England allowed some of us from The Virginia Company to look for land to establish a colony, led by Captain Christopher Newport, we set off the New World for riches and wealth. Three Boats the Godspeed, the Discovery, and the Susan Constant ready to set sail. We set sail in December of 1606 but took months to hit land.As the Ship got closer and closer to land fall; my anxiety began to climb.