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.)
St. Juan Diego was born in 1474 in Cuautitlán, Mexico. In his early age, he and his family worked as farmers as the Spanish conquistadors arrived in Mexico. He grew up as an only child and lived a very simple life (Catholic Online). Although he did not grow up Catholic, he converted later in his life and became very strong in his faith. St. Juan Diego is one of the few people in history to have seen Our Lady of Guadalupe after her ascension.
Juan lived in a castle with his brothers, Pedro and Luis, in a little village of Santervas de Campos. Santervas de Campos sat on a hillside in Spain. Juan Ponce de Leon was born around 1460. There was no country of Spain like we know it today. The kingdom covered most of what is now Spain.
Archbishop Oscar Romero, is and perfect exemplar of a person that has a prophetic critical personality. Oscar was born in El Salvador in 1917. When he was thirteen, he left home for a minor seminary in San Miguel. Years later in Italy, Romero graduate with a theology degree and was ordain a priest in 1942. He was order to go back to his home country, but his way home he and his friend were captured by the Cuban Police.
The Virgin Mary is a primordial icon in the Roman Catholic Church, she has been giving various different titles but a couple of the most important ones are “Queen of Mexico and Empress of the Americas” and “Virgin Patroness of Latin America” (Fastiggi 509). Although she been given these unbelievable prestigious titles and the fact that she has affected various countries in Latin America. It is undoubtedly well known that the Virgin Mary has had the most influence in Mexico were she is called Our Lady of Guadalupe/Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe/La Virgen de Guadalupe. In this essay which will be discussing Our Lady of Guadalupe and how she impacted colonial Mexico. This will go in depth into the transversal historical context and the longitudinal historical context, which will be separated into sections.
Núñez was treasurer to the Spanish expedition under Pánfilo de Narváez that reached what is now Tampa Bay, Florida, in 1528. By September all but his party of 60 had perished; it reached the shore near present-day Galveston, Texas. Of this group only 15 were still alive the following spring, and eventually only Núñez and three others remained. In the following years he and his companions spent much time among nomadic Indians, serving as slaves in order to be cared for by them. Núñez later reported that he had pretended at times to be a healer in order to receive better treatment and more food from the Indians.
Opposed the enslavement and oppression of the Indians by Spanish colonists in the Americas Voyaged to Hispaniola (now the Dominican Republic) to manage a newly acquired estate. He began to teach the inhabitants Christianity, and in 1512 he became a priest. In 1515 he returned to Spain and presented to King Charles I a plan for the reformation of the Indies. Las Casas was appointed protector of the Indians. In his zeal to aid the Indians, however, he advocated the use of black slaves from Africaa decision he later much regretted.
According to the text, parens patriae originated in England during the 12th century, meaning “Father of the country”. Parens patriae gave the “King in charge,” authority over juveniles. In the United States juvenile justice system, parens patriae relates to the responsibility of government regarding the idea of rehabilitation of juveniles, that commit a crime or a “status offense.” (pg 10) Most often in the juvenile justice system dispositional options are either nominal or conditional” with the idea of confinement as a “last resort.”
Saint Bonaventure was a scholastic theologian and a Cardinal who was born in 1221, at Bagnorea in Tuscany, Italy. He is also one of the Doctors of the Church, and he is usually commemorated and remembered by Catholics on 15 July. As well as that, as an infant, he had been diagnosed with a dangerous illness and he had supposedly been brought to St Francis of Assisi, hoping to be cured, and Francis had cried out ‘O Buena ventura’, which means ‘good fortune’. This may be where his name was derived from. He graduated at the University of Paris and studied theology.
In this part of the final paper I will examine the religions in Cuba from an etic perspective. As Marvin Harris (1968, p. 575) said “Etic statements are verified when independent observers using similar operations agree that a given event has occurred”. From an etic perspective afro-Cuban religion probably looks strange to outsiders as other cultures looks to me. Looking afro Cuban religion in Cuba from an etic perspective is instructive because even though is normal to us may look strange and people don’t feel comfortable around it.
He is by far one of the most accomplished , honorable , and maybe the ever in the United States Military. If we had a Mount Rushmore of the most military leaders with pedigree; Lee would be on it. Robert E. Lee was on January 19 , 1807 in Stratford Hall , VA to the parents: Anne Hill Carter Lee and Revolutionary War hero Henry "Light-Horse Harry” Lee. Robert's early life was brutal. Financial hardship caused his father to abandon the family and head to the West Indies.
Juan Ponce de León (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxwan ˈponθe ðe leˈon]; 1474 – July 1521) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador. He became the first Governor of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown. He led the first known European expedition to La Florida, which he named during his first voyage to the area in 1513. Though in popular culture, he was supposedly searching for the Fountain of Youth, there is no contemporary evidence to support the story, which is likely a myth. Ponce de León returned to southwest Florida in 1521 to lead the first large-scale attempt to establish a Spanish colony in what is now the continental United States. However, the native Calusa people fiercely resisted the incursion, and de León was seriously
VASCO NÚÑEZ DE BALBOA Vasco Núñez de Balboa was a spanish explorer during the 1500s. Balboa was born on May 22, 1475 in Jerez de los Caballeros, a town in the impoverished Extremadura region of Spain. His mother was the Lady de Badajoz, and his father was Nuño Arias de Balboa, a nobleman. As a child, his family was poor.