Preston Lipscomb 5/22/17 Hernan Cortes Hernan Cortes was a Spanish conqueror. He was born in 1485 in Medellin, Spain. He died on December 2, 1547. He invaded Mexico in 1519, and he conquered the Aztec Empire in 1521. His parents’ names were Martin Cortez and Catalina Pizarro Altamirano.
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.
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.
Bernal Diaz del Castillo Bernal Diaz was born in 1492 or 1498 to Maria Diaz Rejón and Francisco Diaz del Castillo, a regidor (council member) of the town of Medina del Campo, in Castilla y León. The family was distinguished but not wealthy. In 1514, Bernal went to seek his fortune in America with Pedrarias Dávila (Pedro Árias de Ávila), Bishop Fonseca's newly appointed governor of Castilla del Oro. A cruel and unscrupulous schemer, Pedrarias excelled at extorting riches by torturing native rulers, looting gems and gold from their graves, and eliminating potential rivals. (Pedrarias had his prospective son-in-law Balboa and four companions beheaded on trumped-up charges in 1519.)
Introduction Imagine waking up to an alien-like creature sucking the blood out of animals in the dens next to the house. The terrifying creature has just killed every last animal on the farm, and would have killed every human if they were not inside. This is the story that some Puerto Ricans tell to describe the mysterious Chupacabra. These stories are very intriguing and make a great horror story, but they are not entirely true.
All over the world the delicious burrito has been advertised. With the new breakfast burrito from Taco Bell and the varieties of them you can make from Chipotle it is hard to think of how people can live without it. Although they’re many ways to make a burrito the enticing factor that the burrito has is that every burrito you have is unique in its own way. Either if you prefer to put hot sauce on yours or like to put shredded cheese there is something about the food that invites people to make this traditional Mexican oriented food their own masterpiece.
On the other hand you have Mexican food usually spicy and most likely a bit salty. Still they have there amazing food as well but not a huge variety. Mexican uses a lot go vegetables when making food. It a great compliment to the saltiness of the meat they make, you can see this in the most popular food, tacos. Usually tacos are made with a corn tortilla with cut up steak, onions, cilantro, green salsa, avocado and any other toppings you prefer.
Ever heard of somebody who was claimed as a murder for three hundred people? If not, then you are going to hear about it now and be well aware of who he is . Pedro Alonso Lopez, also known as Monster of the Andes, was a colombian serial killer who was sentenced for killing eighty girls, but he claimed he murded and rapped about three hundred. Pedro Lopez was known for raping girls around his country then moved to Peru and Ecuador and all around. Pedros dad died when Benilda; his mother, was three months pregnant with her son at the time of his father's death.
2. Self Servicing Place With Limitless Foods Golden corral is the most popular buffet and restaurant across the United States being since 40 Years. They are the topmost under any criteria. You will never find end for meals for breakfast or lunch or dinner.
Erik Alvarez Professor Bogusky December 02, 2015 INTRODUCTION Hello everyone, one of my earliest memories that I have from school is from my first day of kindergarten. I remember walking into my ESL, english as a second language class, & instantly being questioned as to why I was in there. My fellow classmates assumed I was asian because of how I looked and teased me to the point of tears. In reality, I am of Guatemalan origin.
If you don?t know about Mexican culture then I will tell you. I?m going to talk about my culture and that is Mexican culture. Yes,I?m Mexican. I am proud to be Mexican. What I am going to tell you about my culture is my religion,food,events, music and dance.
For me, a true Mexican Taco consists of meat, corn tortillas, and condiments like onions, lime, cilantro, maybe chiles, and either a special green or red sauce (salsa). Now, you may ask, how did this famous dish came to be about? Well that’s where it becomes interesting; tacos were made as a way to make money in Mexico which lead to the spread of this cuisine from Latin American to the United States and caused a modification in the cuisine in order to fulfill other cultures in their preferences. For instance, I’ve visited Guerrero, Mexico twice; one time alone and the second time with my sister and my cousins. The first night I got to Mexico it was dark, and the only “stores” open at 8pm or 9pm were “Taquerias” or Mexican restaurants.
The Spanish had brought ingredients from their homeland such as cheese, lard and rice. Due to the fact that Arizona borders Mexico the huge influence that Mexico has been highly expressed and seen in the way of food. Some traditions that were pasted from Mexico to Arizona is the cooking of tamales that are
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