Tina Alvarado SPA 222-A5 3/13/17 WAC 3: Bartolome de las Casas Bartolome de las Casas was a well-known missionary, theologian, historian, and bishop of Chiapas in Guatemala. In the year 1502, he set out on a voyage towards the Western Hemisphere to help manage Columbus father’s land. During the domination of Cuba, he worked as a chaplain to the invaders that were taken. Las Casas fought against slavery under the food-for-work economic system. Around 1552 he published a book, Brief Relation of the Destruction of the Indies in Seville.
According to Foner, “Some 2,000 warriors destroyed isolated farms and missions, killing 400 colonists, including 21 Franciscan missionaries. ”1 Demonstrating that they [the Natives] were bound and determined to gain their freedom back they took action and united as one. Just as the Spaniards did to their people, the Natives did what they thought was necessary for them to reclaim their culture once again.
Per NYPD arrest report, P Emilio Serrano observed P Emilio Serrano closing the apartment door on MOS and after MOS gained entry to the apartment P Emilio Serrano ran down the hallway then grabbed MOS and placed himself in between to prevent MOS from arresting. P Emilio Serrano bear hugged MOS and refused to let go. P Emilio Serrano was taken to the ground and placed in a prone position and arrested. A gravity knife was recovered from P Emilio Serrano’s
Hi, Murderinos! So I had my gallbladder removed this morning and sleep is eluding me. I figured what better way to kill time than by sharing my favorite murder. I’m originally from Mexico but Laredo, TX became “home” when I was 11. After high school I had big dreams of working crime scenes so I got a degree in Criminal Justice.
When people think of California, most jump to Los Angeles and constant streams of traffic and Malibu with its Barbie Dream Mansions and celebrities tanning themselves on the endless coastline. Or, San Fran comes to mind, the streetcars and the start-ups and general “hipster-ness”. But, the real gem of the Golden State is San Diego, dubbed “America’s Finest City.” And after visiting, nothing else will ever compare. I would sell my soul for a lifetime supply of enchiladas from Casa de Reyes.
He was on an adventure to discover somewhere new ,but then he ended up in what would soon to be called Florida. He was amazed by the beautiful place that he discovered. The land was capped with ellagent flower which developed the name la florida, land of flowers. In 1513 Juan Ponce De Leon set out on his adventure to the Americas for the fountain of youth, but unfortunately he died before he could ever find it.
This Chapter is basically about how people discriminate immigrants for being different and making connection between the past and the present. Miguel de la Torre, a Hispanic man, compares the typical immigrant life, including his, with Jesus Christ. He claims most Hispanics/Latinos/as whom came to “el Norte” and suffered some type of racism for being “illegal” happen to have a similar life as the one the son of God had. According to Miguel, Jesus today is an immigrant whom escaped his origin land, like most Hispanics, with the only difference that Jesus and his earthly parents left their land for protection, and Hispanics, now a days, leave their origin country for economic/political purposes. Miguel also points out how God decided to place
Antonio de Padua María Severino López de Santa Anna y Pérez de Lebrón, also know as Antonio López de Santa Anna, was a conceited president and general who used manipulation to obtain power over Mexico. He ruled over Mexico and led his people to many victories. He was a hero, but whenever trouble came he fled only to make a grand entrance during a crisis and lead Mexico to victory. He went by his own rules and made Mexico follow them. Antonio López de Santa Anna created a new form of government, used taking responsible risks to innovate a way to overcome the settlers, and illuminated the world by changing Mexico into the country it is today.
¨The Circuit"by Francisco Jimenez is a very good story because it is very descriptive and detailed, entertaining, realistic, and has a good overall message. This story shows the struggles of what it was like to be a bracero. This story proves that in this time bracero families were very poor and were constantly moving so that they could find work. The message in this story is that when life gets tough, push forward.
The book Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario is a nonfiction book based on a real story told throughout 367 pages. The reason why I decided to read this book is that it was highly recommended by one of my former English teachers. I was extremely persuaded to read this book by her but I also personally believed that by reading this book I would gain a new understanding of life by really opening my mind to new experiences that other people go through.