Lisbety Robaina Professor Pat Leitch ENC1102 - 852088 30 June 2015 Casa Grande Ruin National Monument Casa Grande Ruin National Monument, which is situated in the flat plain of central Arizona in between the Gila and Santa Cruz rivers, close to Coolidge and about 15 miles from the town of Casa Grande. It was abandoned around 1450 CE. Casa Grande means “big house” and it was first documented by 17th century Spanish explorers who described the structure as a four story building, as large as a castle and equal to the largest church in these lands of Sonora. Casa Grande was rediscovered, along with the romantic Spanish accounts, by nineteenth-century Americans who marveled at the ruin 's size, sketched and measured it, and speculated about its
Honduras has mostly mountains towards the interior, and the exterior is made up of coastal plains (Honduras Nations). This terrain cases Honduras to have a subtropical climate in the lowlands, and a temperate climate in the mountainous regions. The whole country is slightly larger than Tennessee (World).The people in Honduras mostly use the land for agricultural purposes. They suffer from sizeable hurricanes and floods due to the Caribbean Sea while also having mild earthquakes (World). Honduras is a country that offers a unique experience for tourists and natives of the land due to the beautiful scenery, history, and geography that attracts visitors for a variety of different reasons.
The quest for riches is a common theme in this colonizer colonized story though, especially in the search for El Dorado. The discovery of the Musica people was central to Spanish colonization of Colombia, as the Musica tribe was rumored to be connected to this legendary city. Willie Drye, author of, “The Myth of El Dorado” expands on this, “when Spanish explorers reached South America in the early 16th century, they heard stories about a tribe of natives high in the Andes mountains in what is now Colombia. When a new chieftain rose to power, his rule began with a ceremony at Lake Guatavita.” It was the Musica people who had this tradition.
He maintained an itinerant government between the different states, pursued by the federal army and with minimal resources. He had to flee to Guanajuato, where he was officially named president, he tried to organize his government by appointing his cabinet. From Guanajuato, interim president Benito Juarez sent his first manifesto to the nation on January 19, 1858, in which he called on the Mexican people to join their cause. Finally, forced by the circumstances of the war left with direction to Guadalajara on February 13 of the same year. Shortly thereafter, to save himself he had to embark along with his cabinet and other people to Panama, crossed the Atlantic Ocean to travel to Havana and then to New Orleans where he arrived on April
The channel islands national park is different from the lassen peak national park because,the lassen peak national park is known for having all four types of volcanoes in the world and has twelve amphibians that inhabit this park. The lassen peak national park was created to cover the damage areas of the land and maintain the volcanic features. Lassen peak is in the eighteen-chain of the largest volcanoes in the united states. Lassen peak also is known as the largest plug dome volcano in the world and the southern volcano in the cascade range. There is twelve amphibians all together that are living in the national park they both can generate their own body heat.
The term new spain refers to both a geographic space and a specific historical era. “Spatially, it denotes substantial territories in North and Central America that include the modern nations of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, as well as much of the modern United States west of the Mississippi River. “ the territory that lasted only during the Spanish colonial era, which in new spain lasted from 1521, when Hernán Cortes (1485–1547) defeated the
Hernan Cortes was born on 1485 in Medellin, Spain. Medellion was neighbored by Estramuda, which was known for the large amounts of conquistadors that hailed from there (Herrick 130). Estramuda and the surrounding towns were also known for being strong supporters of the estemadura shrine which was the original inspiration for the name Guadalupe. Hernan Cortes first landed on Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti) in 1504, he came with 600 men with the sole purpose of setting an establishing position in the Americas (Hamnett 59). There three
In the 1930s, the president of Mexico, Cardenas, was in imperialism. He was introduced nationalism and land reformation. The mexicans wanted the British to side with them because the ability of certain workers. In 1938, Mexico nationalised mainly British oil companies. Mexico is part of one federal district and is made up of 31 states.
West Africa had a great history, and had 4 different climate zones because of its location. The climate zones were Desert, Sahel, Savannah, and Rainforest, West Africa was in the Sahel, underneath the ginormous Saharan Desert. One of the first empires in West Africa was Gahna, they had formed by conquering different groups. West Africans (deleted “They”) had lots and lots of gold mines, which was their key bartering tool, because they needed to trade for salt, which allows your body to store water longer, and preserve meat for up to a year. To get salt, West Africans had to trade with the North Africans, because they had a very large supply of it (deleted extra space), and how they would do that is by using the silent bartering method.
Geology of the Hawaiian Island Chain The chain of Hawaiian Islands formed as the Pacific plate moved over a hot spot in the mantle of the Earth. The plate slowly moves northwestward at a rate of about 32 miles per million years. The northwestern islands are older and generally smaller due to prolonged exposure and erosion. Plate tectonics, types of volcanoes, hot spots, and sea mounts, are all an important part of the geology of the hawaiian island chain.
Juan Ponce de León (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxwan ˈponθe ðe leˈon]; 1474 – July 1521) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador. He became the first Governor of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown. He led the first known European expedition to La Florida, which he named during his first voyage to the area in 1513. Though in popular culture, he was supposedly searching for the Fountain of Youth, there is no contemporary evidence to support the story, which is likely a myth. Ponce de León returned to southwest Florida in 1521 to lead the first large-scale attempt to establish a Spanish colony in what is now the continental United States. However, the native Calusa people fiercely resisted the incursion, and de León was seriously
Hello you are now about to hear about this amazing,wonderful island called the Dominican Republic. This beautiful island is welcome to many people all around the world and is a popular tourist attraction till this day. Many people like to visit the romantic sites and the outstanding beaches in the area. A majority of the tropical fruits and the tropical birds live there. Most of the food they eat there is seafood because they live in the Caribbean Islands.
What is the issue between Haiti and the Dominican Republic? In the past years, problems between Haitians and Dominicans have reached an all new high. Haiti and Dominican Republic are two countries that coexist on the same island, with a fake line dividing the two. By “fake line”, I mean in actuality Haitians and Dominicans are not really separate individuals in the fact that both groups of people have the same history and come from the same place. The main problem is some Dominicans do not accept this fact.
Haylie Galvan Barrio Azteca Gang Gang violence in El Paso has been a major issue since the emergence of one particular gang- Barrio Azteca. The streets of El Paso were rapidly becoming a home to violent acts and drug trafficking. The infamous Barrio Azteca gang was formed in the 1980’s in Texas originally as a prison gang. It started as a prison gang before they expanded out onto the streets. Several of the founding members banded together in order to protect themselves from rival Hispanic gangs.
The Mexican-US War California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada; these are some states the United States of America gained after the Mexican War. Americans fought with Mexicans, but was war really the best option? In my opinion, the USA was 100% justified to go to war with Mexico; Americans were attacked on American soil and Mexico was trying to stop the American expansion. Therefore I think the United States was justified in going to war with Mexico.