Francisco Vasquez de Coronado was he a hero or a villain? I would say a villain. He set out to find a city of gold and riches. He soon found out that there wasn’t a city of gold. Instead he found something else. He found new villages and land, also new historical lands.
This paper is about Bernardo de Galvez and his support of the patriots. He led battles, he helped the Patriots in many ways and was an awesome guy. Bernardo was a very interesting man his early life, adult life and the way he was important to the Revolutionary War.
When we think of a Texas hero, we think of people with important titles, like Sam Houston or Stephen F. Austin, but never once do we think about those people who gave up a pleasurable future just for us. We never think about those people like José Antonio Navarro, who never even gave a second thought to abandon Texas.
Latino’s haven’t always had it easy in America, some were luckier than others. Hector Garcia growing up was one of the lucky ones. His parents were educators but their credentials were denied. They resorted to teaching their kids inside the home. The Garcia kids were pushed by their parents to become doctors, so they could have a better future. Hector Garcia graduated from the University of Texas and did his residency in Omaha, Nebraska. Garcia volunteered as a infantry officer during world war two, but was denied to practice medicine while in the army. He was eventually able to serve as a medical corps officer before he was dismissed
Bernardo de Galvez was born on July 23, 1746, in Macharaviaya, Spain. He was part of a very distinguished family in the royal service of Spain, and following family tradition, went into the military. At the age of sixteen, Galvez became a captain, and in the following years, he fought Portugal and then went to New Spain, where he eventually became the leader of some military forces. He later returned to Spain and continued to do various military work until 1776, when he was transferred to the province of Louisiana, and after one year, became governor. Galvez began helping the Americans before Spain even declared war on Britain. He provided a lot of supplies including money, ammunition, food, guns, and clothing, and also secured the Mississippi
Throughout the years, there have been many rises to power and dictators. Some of them being good and some of them being bad. Everyone remembers the bad ones such as, Hitler or The Roman Empire. But, there are some that go unrecognized such as, Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. Rafael Trujillo rise to power and dictatorship over the Dominican Republic brought on many people to rebel against him and eventually take him down.
Ruben Salazar was born on March 3, 1928, in Ciudad Juarez, and moved to El Paso, Texas where he grew up. Ruben Salazar was a well-known journalist and activist who brought together Chicanos and Americans. He was one of the first non-white journalists in an all-white male profession and proved that he was just as capable of journalism as all of them. Salazar brought together Americans and Chicanos in many ways, he reported on Chicano events and put himself in between a very tense boundary. Salazar began as a journalist for The Los Angeles Times and became a foreign correspondent until a new more powerful Chicano movement brought him back. Salazar was the Times’ best choice to report on the movement and brought him back to Los Angeles to report
Juan Seguin- Juan Seguin joined William B.Travis’ army on February 23 in the Battle of the Alamo. He was there for the 13 day siege but he didn't participate in the actual battle. He left to carry a message to the enemy from everyone in the Alamo. The message was that the Texans "shall never surrender or retreat.". Juan got it across and went to get soldiers to help the Texans. By the time he returned. The Alamo had already fallen to Santa Anna’s
Jesus Espinosa Felix was born on August 18 ,1920.When he became 12 years old that's when my grandfather started to work and make a living in Mexico. In 1951 that's when he met my grandmother in Engracia Felix and they Started a family.A working Visa let him work in the fields in Bugetts Nursery , New Mexico.He did so much to bring my family to America my grandfather saw a future coming here for my family. The Bugetts Nursery What is a huge Factor why my family cross over to the United States. if it wasn't for that Nursery my grandfather wouldn't be able to afford to bring my father and his whole family here.. My grandfather was already in his forties when he came to America. he raised his family to The best of his abilities. Sadly, when My
On December 26, 1785 Louis Laurent Marie Clerc was born to the parents of Joseph-Francois Clerc and Marie-Elisabeth Candy in Balme-les-Grottes, France. Clerc was the third out of five children Joseph-Francois and Marie-Elisabeth had. Clerc’s Family were well-known by the jobs the males had. Since the 15th century the males in his family would serve the king. Laurent father was an attorney and was also a mayor of La Balme from 1780 to 1814. Louis Laurent grandfather, on his mother’s side was a magistrate in another village (Gallaudet University)
A great artist once wrote, “If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced”. This artist was Vincent van Gogh, soon to be an appraised artist known all around the world for his works, such as Starry Night. He is one of the very first artists of the post-impressionist style than is now adored in every continent. However, there is much more to the man than one painting. Creating a full timeline that stretches beyond Gogh’s life, this paper will discuss the life of Vincent van Gogh and the impression he made on the world.
Artist Leonid Afremov was born on July 12, 1955 in Vitebsk, Belarus. He is a Russian-Israeli known for using palette knives to spread oil paint across the canvas. Growing up his parents noticed at a young age that he was gifted in art. In college, Afremov took as many classes as he could that had to do with the subject of art. He also took many private lessons from local famous artist. He became more knowledgeable about many artist such as Picasso, Monet, Dali, and etc. Afremov learned about many art movements. One of the movements that caught his attention was the 19th century French Impressionism. The French Impressionism is based less on detail but driven more by color and brush strokes. He hardly shows his work in galleries
Salvador Dali was born into a middle class family on May 11th 1904 in Figures, Spain. During his lifetime, he was an eccentric painter, writer, sculptor and experimental film maker. In Dali’s early years of painting he experimented at first with landscapes, most of which were of his home in Figueres, Spain. Dali also made paintings of the surrounding area of his family’s summer home, in the seaside town of Cadaques. Dali’s transitional period was between 1927 and 1929, these were years of experimentation. In this period gravel, rocks, cork, and other materials can be noted on his canvases. This was more abstract period then others, at this time in Dali’s life he had just been kicked out of the art school he had been attending .
The origin of organic abstraction is centered around the post-World War artistic talents pioneered by Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore. Sharing the same philosophy of Henri Bergeson, who believed “evolutionary process (nature) and artist creativity (art) come from the same origin.” (32 Bergson) Using nature as a muse of creation, artists used simple curves and lines to define and object to resemble that of a human body or other living natural objects. War brought about conformity and closed minded views on every aspect of life. During this time significant ruler’s such as Hitler and Stalin influenced every aspect of life and death for the world. Many artists revolted against the idealism of the time. Moore and Hepworth began the journey and sought refuge and peaceful surroundings of St. Ives to start their own artist group which held (in the beginning) nineteen different artists with the same beliefs and expressions.
The artist of this painting was named Vincent van Gogh and he was born on the 30th of March in 1853. He was known to be a self-taught painter of the post-impressionist style. Post-impressionism was used to describe the development of French art since Manet. Vincent van Gogh artist style was to practice the uses of bright colors, distinctive brush strokes, thick application of paint, and unwavering subject matter about the realities of life in this masterpiece. Vincent van Gogh found his place in art and produced emotional and visually attractive paintings over the course of a career that lasted about a decade.