"Ponce de Leon" By: Josh Rice 10/27/14 Juan Ponce de Leon was born in a Spanish village called Santervás de Campos in the year 1460. Historians don 't know a lot about his past, but they can place his heritage back to a very wealthy and noble family. When Ponce was young, he served as a squire to Pedro Núñez de Guzmán, who used to be a noble knight commander of the Order of Calatrava. Pedro taught Ponce the important qualities of religion, fighting skills, and other manners used in daily life. He was like a father and a best friend to Ponce de Leon.
Juan de Oñate: The Last Conquistador Your name Name of the University Juan de Onate: The Last Conquistador Juan de Onate, described as the last conquistador was a great person who led hundreds of families to settle in one of the oldest European colonies in the United States in search of unimaginable wealth. Juan de Onate was born in 1550 to aristocrats Cristobal de Onate and Catalina de Salazar in Vera Cruz, Mexico. Cristobal and Catalina were wealthy Spanish colonists and proud owners of a silver mine in Zacatecas, which is currently located in the north central Mexico. Juan involved himself in safeguarding his father’s silver mines right from an early age.
Hernando De Soto Born:october 27,c,1495 Born in:Jerez de los Caballeros Died in:may 21,1542 Early life His parents were both hidalgos. The region was poor and many battled to stay alive, unwavering loyalty, and cruelness schemes for the extortion of native villages for their captured chiefs became de Soto 's hallmarks during the conquest of Central America.
I, Diego Almagro 11 was a Spanish conqueror from Peru. I was born in 1485 from Almagro, Ciudad ReaI set out with my dad Diego Almagro and his partner Francisco Pizarro. We set out to Peru in 1514 to take over the Incan Empire. Francisco and Diego, my dad, led the expedition with many other crew members. We packed the necessities we needed for our trip, not knowing how long we would be gone.
He had acquired more than 18,000 ounces of gold (biography.com) 2015. and one year later he married the Daughter of Pedro Arias Dávila, his generous sponsor from many years ago. While in Spain, he was named the governor of Cuba and was given permission to explore Florida (America) by Queen Isabela. On April 6, 1538, Hernando de Soto departed for Florida.
In the article “Christopher Columbus: Here or Villain” written by B. Myint starts his article by correcting a common false facts about Christopher Columbus. Also Myint mansions the great success of a man with 41 years old that his journey changed the world. The author claims that in the 15 century was a widespread believe among the educated Europeans that the earth is rounded. The writer mansions the deal between the Spanish Royal family and Christopher, which he must agree on a necessary terms to fund his trip.
Columbus returned home, whom is a hero from his first voyage, bringing back native Indians, mastic plants, aloe, lots of news and a sample of gold from his discoveries (Reyment n.p). Columbus had little difficulty in convincing his benefactors in Spain, King Ferdinand II, and Queen Isabella I, as it only took him about seven months to mount a second voyage. Back in the 1500’s, this was considered a huge undertaking. Seventeen ships were used for the voyage along with 1,500 colonists, livestock (horses, sheep, and cattle), seeds, tools for farming, as well as weapons for waging war were all embarked on the vessels (Hunter, n.p). All this was done quickly as the ships got under way on October 13, 1493, seven months after his return from the first
In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed in Cuba. At this time, people in Cuba lived by farming various crops, including cassava and tobacco. Nineteen years later, Diego Velasquez conquered Cuba for Spain. The people in Cuba mostly exported sugar farmed by slaves in the 1700s. In the early 1800s, however, the people of Cuba sought independence.
The Spanish conquest of the Americas started in 1492 after Christopher Columbus found the new land under the crown of Spain. The Spanish explored and conquered most of the land in what is present day South America, Central America and Mexico. The expeditions most notable leaders were Hernan Cortes and Francisco Pizarro. The Spanish fought many different tribes in the Americas, such as the Inca empire and the Aztec empire. What made this conquest of the new land even possible, were the vast advantages the Spanish had compared to the native tribes of the land.
It also helps me to understand what are the situations that he encountered and the writings that he made in order to save our country from the Spanish Government that controls our country. Based from the documentary film "Ang Buhay ng Isang Bayani", the details emphasizes on the life of Rizal and the people around him. Dr. Jose Protacio Rizal was born on June 19, 1861 in Calamba, Laguna. He was the seventh of the eleven children of Francisco Mercado and Teodora Alonso Realonda. He began to study at the Ateneo de Manila, which made him as the excellent or sobresaliente in his batch.
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
St. Juan Diego was born in 1474 in Cuautitlán, Mexico. In his early age, he and his family worked as farmers as the Spanish conquistadors arrived in Mexico. He grew up as an only child and lived a very simple life (Catholic Online). Although he did not grow up Catholic, he converted later in his life and became very strong in his faith. St. Juan Diego is one of the few people in history to have seen Our Lady of Guadalupe after her ascension.