Machu Picchu is a 15th century Inca site located in Peru. It is considered to be the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire, a masterpiece of art, urbanism and architecture and engineering. It is an example of perfect mix between engineering and art. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site and attracts nowadays around 2 500 visitors a day.
What makes Machu Picchu so special? What testimony of the ancient Inca civilization does it offer?
Geography: Machu Picchu is located in the southern hemisphere in the middle of a tropical mountain forest on the east of the Andes. It is 80 km (50 miles) northwest of Cuzco, the Inca capital, and on the peak of the mountain Machu Picchu, situated about 2,430 meters (7,970 ft) above
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.
Cabeza de Vaca’s Survival Secrets Imagine that you are cold, lonely, and stranded on an empty island with only 3 other people. What would you do? Cabeza de Vaca and the other 3 survivors’ raft has been washed ashore on the Isle de Malhado, an island also known as the Island of Bad Luck. It was November of 1528, and the clueless Spaniards had no ships, let alone clothes and food.
Hernando de Soto Have you ever heard of a male named Henando De Soto well if you haven'y then i think you should come and listen he is a pretty good person and as i should also say is that he is a good sailor to. Hernado de Soto was a spanish and conquistador explorer in 1495-1542 he led the first europe expedition deep into the territory of the modern day of the United States ( Flordia,Georiga,Alabama,and most likely Arkansas)and the first documented European to have crossed the Arkansas River which was Hernando de Soto Hernado de Soto was raised by two parents who were both them self hidalogs which means extremaduras a region
Jose Doroteo Arango Arambula also known as Francisco Villa or as we know him Pancho Villa was born June 5, 1878 and was one of the most important Mexican Revolutionary general in Mexico. Pancho Villa was born Doroteo Arango, the son of a sharecropper at the hacienda in San Juan Del Rio, Durango. While growing up, Pancho Villa witnessed and experienced the harshness of peasant life. In Mexico during the late 19th century, the rich were becoming richer by taking advantage of the lower classes, often treating them like slaves. When Villa was 15, his father died, so Villa began to work as a sharecropper to help support his mother and four siblings.
It is a vital piece to Latin American history for several reasons. It is indigenous due to the historical meaning it displays. It was discovered in 1790 when mexican citizens uncovered the stone and realized it was a representation of the Aztec
Maquiladoras are industries run by foreign companies. They’re major contributors to the economy of Mexico. Maquiladoras were first introduced in 1965 to help increase exports and help industrialization along the U.S and Mexico border. President Donald Trump wants to build a wall alongside Mexico’s border. This wall goes against the North American Free Trade Agreement as imports and exports between Mexico and America will be affected due to the strict regulations.
The Puente Movement and Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund Civil and Migrant Rights Crusades Arizona is home to many civil, human and migrant rights groups and advocates. The Phoenix based Puente Movement is one such organization. The movement advocates for migrant justice by empowering and educating communities to enable them defend their families and enhance their quality of life. The organization’s operating framework is built on the foundation of “Closed Fist, Open Hand strategy”. The Closed Fist strategy infers to fighting enforcement actions that criminalize people, though racial profiling, detention, Police-ICE collaboration and deportation.
Chase Hegeman Mr. Smith English 2 23 September 2015 Pueblo Indians What is so special about pueblo houses? Well for starters they live in the Arizona and New Mexico, there is one tribe the lives in Texas. What makes them special is that the befriended the Spaniards so they never had to leave their home, so they are still there today. Pueblo comes from the spanish word ‘town’.
Native American Research: Chief Pontiac Intro Chief Pontiac is a Native American that is important to the United States’ history. He was a part of the Ottawa tribe and led the American Indians to a revolution also known as the Pontiac War or Pontiac’s Rebellion, which was against the British when they first came to America. He wasn’t afraid to die for his rights. He believed that they all had rights to live in America and to live how they wanted to live. I chose him for my Native American Research because he was a courageous Native American hero.
Their time periods and capital were Pre and golden and the capital was tenochtitlan. Last but not least the Inca’s location was located in south america in what is now chile and columbia. It was humid and there were lots of mountains. Their time periods were the same as
The legend of the Virgen de Guadalupe has become a common symbol of hope to many incoming immigrants of Latin American countries. Due to U.S. governmental and economic interventions in Latin American countries, it has caused many people to migrate as refuges and flee unstable environments. These mass migrations have been followed by torturous trails and stories that many times end in death or abuse, however, other times it has allowed refugees to move away and live stable lives in the U.S. However, once in the U.S., these immigrants are faced with discriminatory policy based on false accusations that makes their lives unsafe and unprotected. Therefore, Latinx religious faith becomes a strong component of community for these groups.
The Incas cliff dwellings were large and their vast ream contained over 123 million people. Their buildings were 3 miles or more above sea level this made the oxygen level less which was said in “Source 3 Paragraph 1”. Yet with that difficulty the Incas built a great civilization and grew into something huge, the Inca empire stretched more than 2,500 miles from what is now northern Ecuador to central Chile which was stated in “Source 3 Paragraph 2”. There was Machu picchu which had earned the nickname of the lost city city since untill Hiram Bingham discovered it in 1911 while on a expedition. We still don’t know why Sapa Inca( Inca leader at the time) ordered it to be built but it turned out to be spectacular.
Inca people were located in modern day Peru, the capital of Cusco. The place that they were located is nicknamed the “lost city”. The place was called the lost city because the city was never found by the Spanish invaders when they conquered the Inca in the 1500’s. By the early 1500’s the Inca people were located 200 miles north to
72 days in the Andes no food, nothing. I read the book Miracle in the Andes, written by , Nando Parrado. Nando Parrado plays for a rugby team and he and his team go on a trip to play a game. The pilot says there is bad weather, but Nando and his friends start calling the pilot names, so the pilot listens and flies them to their game. But, they did not make it to their game.
La Bamba, California is very small town with a population that is just under two hundred people. In this small town, there was an auto repair shop, a bakery, a butcher, a grocery store, and a gas station. Other than the houses where the people lived, this was all that La Bamba consisted of. La Bamba was dependant on the crops of the local farmers to feed everybody. The farmers would haul in large amounts of different crops that would then be used to make the food that the people eat on a daily basis.