Hernando De Alarcon Hernando De Alcorcon was a spanish navigator of the 16th century. He was born in Trujillo Extremadura. Alarcón 's mission was to provide supplies for Francisco Coronado 's expedition in search of the fabled Seven Cities of Cibola. They became first non-Indians to sight Alta California on September 5, 1540. His family hoped he would become a lawyer, but he told his father he would rather explore the West Indies.
Hernando de Soto was a noteworthy Spanish explorer in the early to mid 1500s. He was born in Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain, in the year 1500. As a young adult he attended the University of Salamanca, his tuition was paid by the generous Pedro Arias Dávila. Although his family repeatedly told him that they wanted him to study and become a lawyer, Hernando de Soto had other ideas. He wanted to be an explorer in the West Indies. As if it had been planned, in 1514, Hernando de Soto was invited by Governor Dávila of Dariénto come with him on an expedition to the West Indies. Due to his excellent horseriding skills, Hernando de Soto was appointed the captain of one of the cavalry exploration teams.
Gabriel Iglesias, also known as Fluffy, is a well-known Latino in the Hispanic and American world. From standup comedy all the way to acting, he knows how to make a person laugh their tails off. Gabriel was born on July 15, 1976 in San Diego California. Being the youngest of six children, Gabriel faced a hardship growing up. His father was not around when he was born so he was raised by his mother on Section 8 Housing. Gabriel knew that he would face obstacles in his early age due to his weight; one obstacle was bullying. To keep him from being down all the time, in the year of 1997, he started doing stand-up comedy at local bars that referred to him being Latino, heavy set, and living off of Section 8.
I’m going to be doing my presentation on Muhammad Ali. The reason why i chose him was because I thought he was a great person and I wanted to know more about him, like what he did, why he did things, and why he did things. The only thing i knew about him was that he was a boxer and that he was talking about how people shouldn’t be racist at some point. Muhammad Ali was born in Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1942.
Ali spent his entire life childhood and young adult years in and around the house looking after his little brother, as a child Ali stayed in Louisville Kentucky, Ali attend central high school in Louisville, KY. A D student, Ali graduated 376 out of his class of 391 in 1960, the same year he won the light heavyweight boxing gold medal at the Athens Olympic games, he did not go to college Ali grow up in the segregated south , where he experience
Eventually, his lung starting to get hurt and his not as strong as before. Finally after so many hard works,Boxer’s almost reach to his retirement. But just at this time, Boxer was stold to the knockers by his leader
When Eric first went to the boxing gym he did not know what to do, so when someone approached him to spar he agreed. Since the other man was a lot more experienced he beat Eric with little effort. Eric felt embarrassed after the defeat but instead of giving up he continued to go and eventually found a trainer who taught him how to box.
Diego Rivera is one of the most influential Mexican artist of the twentieth century, where his powerful and inspirational images became part of the collective language of Mexico, the dreams and spirit of the people. His work revolved around social inequality, Mexico’s rich history and the relationship between individuals and their indigenous roots. Rivera reintroduced fresco painting into modern art and architecture in the 1930’s, where his murals can be found on the walls of universities and public buildings throughout Mexico that vary from Mexico’s pre-Columbian origins, the Mexican Revolution and post-Revolutionary era from the 1920’s to 1935. He created many panoramic portrayals that reflected the daily lives and struggles of the working
Boxing was the 2nd most popular sport to baseball. Boxing skyrocketed in the 1920s creating genuine boxing stars such as Jack Dempsey. Jack Dempsey held the World Heavyweight title from 1919-1926 and dominated everybody at that time. Another famous boxer was a man named Billy Miske or “The St. Paul Thunderbolt.”
While doing so he had become “World colored Heavyweight Champ” and “World Heavyweight Champion”. He had the “fight of the Century” against James J. Jeffries on July 4, 1910. Jeffries had come out of retirement just to fight Johnson. Jeffries was the former undefeated heavyweight champion. During the 15 round of the fight Jeffries corner pulled him out of the fight because Johnson managed to knock him down twice which had never been done before.
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.
Óscar Arias Sánchez was the president Costa Rica, from 1986 to 1990. He was born September 13, 1940 in Heredia, Costa Rica. Óscar Arias Sánchez born into one of the wealthiest coffee bean growing families in his country, Costa Rica. He went to schooling at the Saint Francis College in the capital city of San José. After concluding his schooling there he then went to the United States and enrolled in Boston University but he soon returned to his home country and completed his schooling he started in Boston at the University of Costa Rica. Concluding his schooling in 1967, he traveled to the United Kingdom and enrolled in the London School of Economics to finish out his schooling. Oscar Arias studied law and economics during his college
Howie and Griffith went to the gym and there Howie saw that Griffith had a hidden talent for boxing. From there on, Griffith became Howie's student. Griffith was actually pretty good at boxing. He was so skillful that he became well known. Griffith won most of the fight he had, which lead him to the championship finals.
Boom, bang, pow! Boxing was all I ever thought about as a child. I would dream, eat, and sleep boxing. Though I was a little shrimp weighing in only 75 pounds, I had a very big heart, which gave me the drive to keep on pushing forward. Everyone around me seemed like giants, but that did not stop me from doing what I love.