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  • Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca - 1,274 words
    Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca Most peoples' exposure to world history is limited to several classes in school and action films. This creates an aura of glamour and excitement, which is far from the reality that conquistadors such as Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca experienced. In light of the intolerable hardships that many of these early explorers were forced to endure, what motivated men like de Vaca to join such perilous adventures? Cabeza de Vaca's life and journey to North America are intriguing because through his extended encounters with the Native Americans he became known as the compassionate conquistador. Cabeza de Vaca was born in 1490 to Spanish nobility; his a ...
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  • Cabeza De Vaca - 286 words
    Cabeza De Vaca Cabeza de Vaca was an explorer who was born in Jerez de la Fronteria into a family that took the title, Cabeza de Vaca, head of a cow, from his mothers side of the family. In 1212 one of her ancestors- a shepherd named Martin Alhaja- had helped the Spanish Christians win an important battle against the Moors in by marking a unguarded mountain pass with a cows skull. The Christians attacked, scoring a major victory, and Alhaja and his desendets were honored by the name Cabeza de Vaca. In 1527 he was appointed the treasure of a royal expedition led by Panfilo de Narvaez of about of about 300 me to Florida. In April 1528 the expedition sailed into Tampa Bay, he began an over marc ...
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  • Eva Peron - 1,576 words
    Eva Peron En esta monografa comparo que hay una diferencia entre los cuentos politicos e historicos del cine y el musical de Evita y la historia de Maria Eva Peron de Argentina. En el pasado de Eva Peron es dificl de seperar la verdad de los sueos. Hay rumores que Eva haba tenido relacines sexuales con muchos hombres para obtener poder en el gobierno, para trabajar en un buen trabajo, y para ayudar a su esposo cuando el gobierno lo secuestro. Los pobres dicen que ella fue una santa, y que ella cur a mucha gente (40,000 cartas al Papa dicen esto). Los pobres de Argentina dicen que Eva Peron es una santa. Cuando ella estaba viva se recibia a los pobres en la capital y les ayudaba con un bao y ...
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  • Movimientos Vanguardistas Espaloes - 1,161 words
    Movimientos Vanguardistas Espaloes Movimiento vanguardista espaol e hispanoamericano Con este nombre se designan los movimientos artsticos y literarios que nacen en el siglo XX, aproximadamente desde 1910 a 1939. Su poca de mximo esplendor es hasta 1920, a partir de 1930 decaen pues el arte se acerca de nuevo a la realidad y se hace social y comprometido polticamente. En la Gaceta Literaria, junio de 1930, Guillermo de Torre da una larga lista con los movimientos de vanguardia: Cubismo Caractersticas generales: Futurismo 1. La existencia de muchos movimientos Expresionismo con una vida efmera, pues la continua Dadasmo experimentacin es la base del arte; sta Ultrasmo trae consigo la fugacidad ...
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  • Ponce De Leon And The Early Explorationof Florida - 1,649 words
    Ponce de Leon and the Early Exploration of Florida Juan Ponce de Leon was born in 1460, in Tierra de Campos Paleia, in Leon, Spain (Ponce, 1996). He came from a noble family and entered the royal household as a page for Pedro Nunez de Guzman, at the Court of Aragon. Later, young Ponce de Leon would become a solider for Spain and fight in the battles to drive the Moors from Granada (Blassingame, 1991). In 1493, Leon sailed with Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to America (Ponce, 1996). He was a member of the forces that enslaved the Indians in Hispaniola.This was the European and Spanish way. Few explores would look upon the natives they encountered as anything more than talking anim ...
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  • Review Of The Spanish Frontier In North America - 912 words
    Review of the Spanish Frontier in North America There are many people who are curious on the history of North America. We often wonder about this continent and its origins. Many books give loads of information that would overwhelm an individual with countless amounts of history. David Weber gives the students a definitive book covering specifically, the Spanish Frontier in North America. His Purpose is to educate students on specific accounts that happened in historic Spanish America. From the first encounters of Native Americans in the summer of 1540, led by Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, into the Zuni Village. To the overview of Spanish influence on the present North American continent. Da ...
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  • Trabajo Practico De Estudos - 2,804 words
    Trabajo Practico De Estudos Trabajo practico de Estudos Socciales Tema Brasil Introduccin Brasil, repblica de Sudamrica que constituye el pas ms grande del subcontinente, pues ocupa casi la mitad de su superficie. Est limitada al norte por Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guayana Francesa y el ocano Atlntico; al este por el ocano Atlntico; al sur por Uruguay; al oeste por Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia y Per y al noroeste por Colombia. La repblica tiene frontera comn con todos los pases de Sudamrica excepto Chile y Ecuador. Brasil es el quinto pas ms grande del mundo (despus de Rusia, China, Canad y Estados Unidos). La superficie total de Brasil es de 8.547.403 km2, su distancia mxima de norte a su ...
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