Upon returning, he decided to make a Tribute System. This would mean that when native brought Columbus enough gold, he would in return give them a necklace that would give them immunity for a couple of months. By creating this system, Christopher got the gold he was looking for. So, although he did expand the wealth and riches of the world, he also created many crimes. Christopher Columbus was a mass murderer and slave owner, who
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. As a child, Juan started accompanying his father in the raids against the Indians.
The California Gold Rush was a period in American history which began on January 24, 1848, when gold was discovered by James W. Marshall. The Gold Rush played a very important role in the social development of America, which in the political, economic, cultural and other aspects. What’ s more, it also change America in many ways. Promoting American Economic Development The Gold Rush utterly changed American appearance: a large number of immigrants appeared; large quantities of barren lands were reclaimed; a lot of gold miner were set up; the development of agriculture in west provided a large amount of food, material and domestic market on industrial development; nature resources were opened up to develop industries. And trade and transportation had got new leaps.At first, When San Francisco newspaper printed this discovery.
BRIEF REQUIREMENT (2nd Draft) Corliss v. Wenner (finder 's law case) The Parties: Corliss and Wenner and Anderson The Plaintiff: Corliss The Defendant: Wenner and Anderson Facts: In 1996, defendant Jann Wenner hires the Larry Anderson, who’s also a defendant, of the Anderson Asphalt Paving Company to construct a driveway on his ranch in Idaho. One day as Anderson and his employee Gregory Corliss, the plaintiff, was clearing the driveway as they cross upon a glass jar that contains paper wrapped rolls of gold coins. They collected 96 gold coins weighing up to 4 pounds. The two initially agreed to split the coins among themselves, with Anderson keeping the coins in his possession. The two soon began arguing over the ownership of the coins
In 1814, during Florida 's plantation period, a man named Zephaniah Kingsley moved to Fort George Island where he began purchasing many acres of land for plantations. He had owned plantations in White Oak, Laurel Grove, San Jose, Twelve Mile Swamp, and Drayton Island. Owning over 32,000 acres of this east Florida area, it was later renamed the Kingsley Plantation where he had a work force of over 60 slaves. Kingsley was a wealthy planter and slave owner who fought for fair treatment of free blacks and slaves and for this reason the Kingsley Plantation is saved as symbol of freedom and changing land. Despite his efforts, he failed at minimizing their harsh treatment and eventually left Florida to settle in Haiti with his wife and three sons in the 1830 's.
In January of 1848, a carpenter in California made a discovery that changed the history of North America, 2 cold nuggets. Shortly after people flocked towards California with the hopes of gaining big and forever changing their lives. The U.S. quickly made California into a state and benefited greatly from it. The California Gold Rush greatly enhanced the U.S. economy and greatly changed our country. However, if the California gold rush happened just 20 years earlier it would have been detrimental to the U.S. economy, and all of North America would not be the same.
Forty Niners Gold Rush On January 24 1848 when James W. Marshall found gold at Sutter 's Mill in the town of Coloma located in California. Then when the word got out everyone from around the world rushed to California to try to strike it rich in search of gold. The people that rushed to California were later referred to the Forty Niners. The Forty Niners contributed to the Economy by populating the state of California. Not only did around 300,000 people come to California to mine gold.
Columbus returned home, whom is a hero from his first voyage, bringing back native Indians, mastic plants, aloe, lots of news and a sample of gold from his discoveries (Reyment n.p). Columbus had little difficulty in convincing his benefactors in Spain, King Ferdinand II, and Queen Isabella I, as it only took him about seven months to mount a second voyage. Back in the 1500’s, this was considered a huge undertaking. Seventeen ships were used for the voyage along with 1,500 colonists, livestock (horses, sheep, and cattle), seeds, tools for farming, as well as weapons for waging war were all embarked on the vessels (Hunter, n.p). All this was done quickly as the ships got under way on October 13, 1493, seven months after his return from the first
The fake Martin Guerre was a rural merchant. He became a rural merchant by developing the Guerre holding in a commercial direction. () The fake Martin would deal with grains, wine, and wool. () Fake Martin also became involved in buying, selling, and leasing land. () He later tried to take advantage of the properties is uncle acquired and passed to him.
Opportunity is something a person can not leave! If it is great enough, any thing is worth the risk for it. In the 1840 's the gold rush was something, it was a opportunity. Over 300,000 people were after the gold is search for a better life with riches. If I was in this time, I would have went to California because of the chance.