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.
Last Wednesday on October 12, I was able to go to the talk of Nelson A. Denis about War Against All Puerto Ricans. Being born and raised in Puerto Rico, I already knew what Nelson was talking about, however it was still nice to fresh up on some history that I may have forgotten. It was also, nice to see Nelson A. Denis tell the audience how Puerto Rico got to where is now in a clear and unique way.
A tortilla might seem just like an ordinary flat corn cake to the average person. But to Burciaga, they are a symbol of his Hispanic cultural identity and family history.
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
In today’s world, we have many famous explorers that we study in text books. One person that is lesser known is Hernan Cortez. Hernan Cortez was born into a lesser noble family in the year of 1485. He was born by the name of Hernan Cortez Pizarror (aztec-history,com). Hernan was destined by his parents to become a lawyer. Setting his own path, Hernan Cortez became a conquistador instead at the age of nineteen. Denying his orders to not set sail, Hernan took eleven ships and more than five hundred men to the Mexican Coast (biography.com). Later becoming a ruler and a criminal, he died December 2, 1547.
Before returning to Indiana, Mr. Rice served as a chief advisor and special assistant to the Dominican Secretary of State for Centro de Exportacion e Inversion de la Republica Dominicana (CEI-RD), a program director for the Fundacion Parque Cibernetico de Santo Domingo and
The Los Banos Unified School District enrolls about 11000 students in Kindergarten through the 12th grade. The School District supports nine elementary schools, two junior highs, two high schools and one alternative high school. The School District is led by seven members of the Board or education. The School district employs five hundred and seventy-five certificated employees and four hundred and twenty-five classified employees. The schools are all currently full, with many residential divisions currently being built in Los Banos. More schools will need to be built and many new jobs will be created, bolstering the population and local economy. I currently work in the Human Resources Department as a HR
In 1891 a boy named Rafael Trujillo was born by a middle aged family in San Cristobal on October 24, 1891. Another thing was that he was one of 11 children and was the third of them all. When he started growing up Trujillo wanted a job so what he decided to do was go and take a job as a Telephone Operator at the age of 16 years after attending a formal elementary school and a private middle school. So after he had his job for a little while Trujillo decided to forge a check from his family bank and because of that he lost his job and also was served time in jail. Also in 1916 Trujillo was known to be in a gang that had also supported him to his criminal ways and was part of the reason that he had forged the check in the first place. After
Raúl Hinojosa-Ojeda, Ph.D. is the founding director of the North American Integration and Development Center and associate professor in the Division of
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