Sam Houston was a soldier and politician famous for his act of bringing Texas into the United States as a constituent state. Independence from Mexico was sealed with his victory from Mexico. Sam Houston was born in Virginia and he was also a congressman,lawyer,and senator in tennessee. Sam Houston moved to Texas in 1832 and became a part of the conflict between U.S Settlers and the Mexican government. Houston was became a commander of the settlers local army.
A Brief History of the Utes The Ute people are the oldest residents of Colorado. They also inhabited vast areas of Utah,Wyoming, Eastern Nevada, Northern New Mexico and Arizona. According to tribe records handed down to each generation, the Utes have lived where they do since the beginning of time. The ancestors of the Utes were the Uto-Aztecs.
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.
Lisbety Robaina Professor Pat Leitch ENC1102 - 852088 30 June 2015 Casa Grande Ruin National Monument Casa Grande Ruin National Monument, which is situated in the flat plain of central Arizona in between the Gila and Santa Cruz rivers, close to Coolidge and about 15 miles from the town of Casa Grande. It was abandoned around 1450 CE. Casa Grande means “big house” and it was first documented by 17th century Spanish explorers who described the structure as a four story building, as large as a castle and equal to the largest church in these lands of Sonora. Casa Grande was rediscovered, along with the romantic Spanish accounts, by nineteenth-century Americans who marveled at the ruin 's size, sketched and measured it, and speculated about its
I chose to study about Tiwanaku, a pre-Columbian archaeological site in South America in A.D. 500 and compare it to Teotihuacan, a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city in 500 A.D. located in a sub valley of the Valley of Mexico. There a great similarities to each place but the two things that separates them is location and time. Tiwanaku is located in the southern shores of Lake Titicaca, in the Province of Ingavi, Department of La Paz. It was built nearly 13,000 feet (4,000 meters) above sea level, making it the highest urban centers ever constructed of its time. Surrounded by mountains and hills settled in a valley, it began as a small settlement in 1200 BCE that reached its peak of inhabitants roughly around 400 A.D. and 900 A.D..
My Experiences of the Lewis and Clark Expedition In May of 1804, President Thomas Jefferson commissioned Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to lead a fact finding expedition of 59 men, in which I was a part of, through the newly purchased Louisiana Territory. We left in May of 1804 and were told to seek a water passage from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, establish relations with the Native American tribes to inform them that the land was now property of the United States Government, and collect information of the wildlife and its habitats around. This trip took 2 years and 4 months to complete and was very dangerous, long, and tiring.
The Salmon River is the longest river running entirely within a single state, and remains the longest contiguous undammed river left within the continental United States (Carrey & Conley, 1978) and it provides approximately 20% of the water in the Snake River and accounts for 70% of the remaining salmon habitat for the entire Columbia River Basin (Tang et al., 2012). After 425 miles the Salmon River merges with the Snake River just north of Riggins in Idaho County. The Salmon River emerges from the Frank Church Wilderness headed west, turns north briefly and then turns west again to form a confluence with the Snake River, dividing the state of Idaho into two different time zones: Pacific Time north of the Salmon River and Mountain Time south
The Yadkin River is one of the longest rivers in North Carolina. The Yadkin Pee Dee River Basin is North Carolina’s second largest basin. It is very important to a variety of habitats and has been the site of human civilization for at least 12,000 years, earning it the nickname of the ‘‘Tigris and Euphrates of the Carolinas.’’ It was formerly called the Sapona River, after the people that originally inhabited its banks, until the name was changed between 1709 and 1733.
Rufus Sage was born on March 17, 1817 in Cromwell, Connecticut. He died at age 76 on December 23, 1893 in Cromwell, Connecticut. HE explored the Rocky Mountains for two years (1841-1843). HE explored the East side of the mountains in 1843. He wrote a book about his whole adventure in the Rocky Mountains.
Maya, inca, and Aztec comparison i will be writing a essay about the differences and similarities between these 3 civilizations. The Maya civilization started in southeastern Mexico and their civilization lasted about 3,000 years. While The Inca empire existed in Western South America from about 1200 to 1535 AD,The Aztec existed was from 1325 AD to 1521 AD and it was formed in Mexico. Subsequently the Spanish found- ed the new settlement of Mexico City on the site of the ruined Aztec capital, from where they proceeded with the process of colonizing Central America.
Cimarron Colorado (word count 1253) Located just 20 miles south of Montrose, Cimarron Colorado is a census designated place in El Paso County, Colorado with a population of 16,161 as of the 2010 census. An unincorporated area of Colorado Springs, Cimarron is a small, quiet community with vast views of the Rocky Mountains and Pikes Peak. Cimarron Hills is a growing community although vacancy rates are lower than the national average due to the presence of seven universities and technical schools in the area Prior to the 1850’s it is believed that the Tabequache Utes traveled through the area on their journey between their summer destination in Gunnison east of Cimarron and the Uncompahgre Valley which was their winter destination.
CA (Topic Page: Transcontinental Railroad, 2014). The railroad was to cross over 2000 miles of open plains, desert, and mountains of solid granite (Mintz, 2013). The construction would take eight long years and end on May 10, 1869, at Promontory Summit, Utah with the driving of a golden
Texas’s La Frontera The state of Texas is the second largest state in terms of population and territory in the country. With over 267,000 square miles of territory, the Lone Star State is home to many diverse regions and communities (Brown et al., 9). As a matter of fact, it is stipulated that the state can be divided into up to five different states due to its diversified regions.
Did you know Manuel "Manny" Machado was the youngest major league player ever? In this essay, I will tell you about Manny's childhood, accomplishments, and who inspired him. Manny Machado is my favorite Baseball player ever. Manny was born July 6, 1992, in Miami, Florida. When he was young, he would practice by playing in his driveway.
One famous explorer during 1500-1600 was Francisco Vasquez De Coronado. He was one of many explorers from Spain. He resumed his post in Nueva, Galicia. Francisco Vasquez De Coronado was a famous explorer from Spain. He was serving a governor of an important province.