Bang! The swords and spears of Francisco Coronado and his crew clashed against the Zuni tribe. You will explore interesting facts information about his life, reasons for his travels, and details about the land he explored. You will also find out how Francisco Coronado traveled through southwestern America and battled Native Americans.
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was born in 1490 at Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia. His parents went by the name Francisco de Vera and Teresa Cabeza de Vaca. “Cabeza de Vaca means ‘head of cow’ and was derived from a peasant ancestor.” (elizabethan-era.org) “By 1528, he was appointed treasurer underneath the explorer Panfilo de Narvaez which reached what is now Tampa Bay, Florida later in the same year.” “By September of that year, all of the members of the expedition except for 60 of de Vaca’s men had died near the shore of present-day Galveston, Texas.” (Biography.com Editors). Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was a Spanish explorer who was the first historian of Texas, and one of the four survivors of the Narvaez expedition.
Hernando de Soto was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States. He is the first European documented as having crossed the Mississippi River. Wikipedia
On de Soto’s first expedition, he earned his riches on Davila’s invasion of Panama and Nicaragua. By the year of 1530, he was the governing slave trader as well was one of the wealthiest men in Nicaragua. De Soto was also delegated as captain of a
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
Mariano Mejia Arias, life and death ... The incident occurred Tuesday, January 20, 1981 in the village of San Jose primero, City of San Martin. Around 6:30 pm, suddenly some 60 gunmen with rifles AK 47of the Farabundo Marty front, (FPL). Surrounded the house of Mariano Mejia Arias while he was about to eat supper on the porch Of his house his favorite place for dinner., he was a civilian man who never belonged to any political party or participated in groups or any force of government. When he married my grandma Catalina Cabrera on behalf of her family, they received as a wedding gift, one pair of oxen and a small piece of land., He spent his life working hard to inherit a better future for his family, created jobs and employed people of the
I, Roberto Daniel Vanegas, born on October 24, 1992, promise to you (whichever daemon, demon or god accepting this pact) both my body and soul. In return, you must fulfill all of the detailed requests of this pact. Please Do Not Accept or sign this pact if you are not going to deliver, grant, and fulfill the requests of this pact. Once you have read or have had this pact read to you, and you have agreed and signed this pact (acceptance of this pact) You become bound to this pact, and the responsibility of granting, delivering and fulfilling every request detailed on this pact within the set time frame. You also, by signing this pact vow, promise and swear to Emperor Lucifer (the morning star, Emperor of hell) and I that you will grant, deliver, and fulfill all the requests of this pact and that you will fulfill the requests of this
Juan De Onate was born in Zacatecas, Mexico in 1550. He was the first Spanish governor of New Mexico and strived to find North America’s wealth but failed to succeed. He was in office from November 1598 until April 18, 2016, where he was succeeded by his son, Cristobal de Onate. According to BIography.com, Conquistador Juan de Oñate established the colony of New Mexico for Spain on April 30, 1598. Subsequently, his ongoing mission lead him to cross the Rio Grande at El Paso in May, which would later become a famous crossing point. The next month, he established New Mexico colony's headquarters near San Juan Pueblo. While waiting for more colonists, Onate and his men explored, visited villages, and found silver ore. He also found in a three
On October 24, 1981, Rafael Leónidas Trujillo was born in the city of San Cristobal, Dominican Republic and was the third child of eleven. At the age of sixteen, he got a job as a telegraph operator and stayed with that job for about three years until he diverted to a life of crime by stealing and creating a gang called “ The 42.” (Wikipedia) Later in his life, Trujillo enrolled in the Dominican Army in 1918 and was trained by the U.S Marines during their occupation in 1916-1924 because of threats of “defaulting on foreign debts”.(Wikipedia) He quickly began to gain power as he moved up the ranks. According to Britannica, it states “He rose from lieutenant to commanding colonel of the national police between 1919 and 1925, becoming a general in 1927.”
Three years later, a distinguished officer of Pizarro's army, Spanish-born Pedro de Valdivia, secured permission to settle the land south of Peru in the name of the Spanish crown. Valdivia left with just 10 soldiers and little ammunition, but his band grew to 150 by the time he reached the Aconcagua Valley, where he founded Santiago de la Nueva Extremadura on February 12, 1541. Fire, Indian attacks, and famine beset the colonists, but the town nonetheless held firm. Valdivia succeeded in founding several other outposts, including Concepción, La Serena, and Valdivia, but like the Incas before him, he was unable to overcome the Mapuche Indians south of the Río Biobío. In a violent Mapuche rebellion, Valdivia was captured and suffered a gruesome
Valeria Hernandez was born May 9th, 1999 in Fort Collins, Colorado. After six weeks of her birth, her family decided to move back home to Temosachic, Chihuahua MX. After two years of being there, they returned to Fort Collins. By this time, she was fluent in Spanish and beginning her life in the United States. Going into classes for preschoolers she began to understand the difficulties that lay ahead. During the first few months of her education, it was difficult being social by having a translator help her around in this new institution. After a few weeks, she learned enough English to understand directions on her own and to enjoy playtime with her new friends. Then came elementary school; attending a bilingual institution, for English and