Cortes, as well as many other explorers during this time, was inspired by the Three G’s: God, gold, and glory. He planned to conquer the new lands for Spain, to convert the natives to Catholicism, and to obtain the riches of the land, mostly gold. Conquistador is basically a record of the last days of the Aztec civilization, as the two groups, the Aztecs and the Spaniards, clash, and the Spaniards ultimately come out on top.
She was very well-educated (fluent in six languages) and she is known for her intelligence, shrewdness and determination. Her 45-year reign is one of the most glorious. She lay down in the 39 Articles of 1563, a compromise between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism. She is criticized as autocratic and capricious but she was also appreciated for her astute political judgment and chose her ministers well. Arts flourished at her kingdom- the first performance of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ took place then.
She did try to gain Catholic’s support as well but by the end of her reign, Catholicism was against the law. Being a priest was even considered a crime that led to many accusations of treason. It was under Elizabeth’s rule that Protestantism was able to
He would become a great influence in the ancient world. And his rise to the throne would be one that would be talked about and surely no one would forget. Alexander always knew he was going to do well he believed in being the god given child lead the people of the new empire quoted from ancient. Eu “Alexander was
Lady Capulet has the love of status and honor. An example would be like that time when she wanted her daughter Juliet to marry Paris because he comes from a wealthy family and so if Juliet were to marry him she would also be have status and honour. “What say you? Can you love the gentleman? This night you shall behold him at our feast.
Queen Elizabeth I: England’s Golden Girl There have been many great kings and queens that have ruled England throughout the years. Some of the greatest rulers came from the Tudor monarchy that ruled from 1485 to 1603 (Alchin). As kings and queens of England, Tudor descendants made great strides in establishing England as the world power it is today. Of all the Tudor rulers, Elizabeth I proves to be more popular and to be more prominent in today’s society.
Religion in The Elizabethan Era About 450 years ago, the Elizabethan Era was in full swing. Religion was a was a touchy subject; with half the people believing in Protestantism, and the others believing in Catholicism. The monarch ruled politically and the roman catholic church ruled spiritually, until King Henry VIII broke away from the catholic church and created The Church of England. No separation from state and church created a religious battle field, and a constant swinging pendulum for religion. Protestantism, was brought to us by king henry VIII.
Isabella of Castile (April 22, 1451 – November 26, 1504) was queen of Castile and Aragon. Together with her husband, Ferdinand II of Aragon, their reign was a manger point for the Iberian Peninsula. The marriage of Isabella and Ferdinand joined the kingdoms of Castile and Aragon. The two shared power equally, established a code of law, strengthened the monarchy and facilitated the dismantling of power of the nobles within their kingdom. She and her husband regained the final ruled on territories, completing the re-conquest of Spain.
Arabs, Britain took Palestine from the Ottoman Turks in 1917-1918. Arabs rebelled against Turks, because Britain promised them the independence of their countries in 1915-1916 through correspondence with, the leader of Mecca, Sharīf Ḥusayn ibn cAlī. However, Britain made other conflicting commitments in secret through the Sykes-Picot Agreement with France and Russia in the 1916, pledging to divide and rule the Arab regions with its allies. In a third agreement, in the 1917 Balfour Declaration, Britain promised Jews to help establish a “national homeland” in Palestine.
Kings have been utilizing religion for eras to control the crowded. These religions have been utilizing their divine gods as reasons to go to war, achieve more land, and establishment its own particular arrangement of laws, Christianity, one of the most seasoned religions and most took after religion, has been utilizing the thought of paradise and God 's will to say that their god is correct and different divine beings are the "foes". One tremendous samples of this would be the Crusades, an arrangement of three blessed wars, the first of which began in 1095. The pope needed to recover the heavenly land on the grounds that it was under the control of the Turks and Saracens, who the pope believed was unholy.(Reilly, p.367) Pope Urban II said to the
One of the most influential people in the development of the Early Church was definitely The Roman Emperor Constantine the Great. In 312 C.E Constantine reached Rome to claim the throne because of a vision Constantine had. His vision promised him that he would conquer through a special sign, the sign of Christ. So that’s what he did and he succeeded.