That was until Spanish navigators Juan Díaz de Solís and Vicente Yáñez Pinzón touched on part of the Honduran coast in 1508 and devoted most of their efforts to exploring the area. After the Spanish discovery and speedy conquest, Honduras became part of Spain's large empire in the New World. The Spanish ruled Honduras for about 3 centuries. Honduras became a state in the United Provinces of Central America in 1821 and an independent republic with the fall of the union in 1840. By 1968 the Lopez Arellano regime seemed to be in serious trouble.
(p. 1 European Exploration) In October 1492, Columbus landed on the island of Hispaniola (present-day Haiti and Dominican Republic). Columbus believed that he was in the outer islands of the Far East, and he made three more voyages in search of a path to Asia. During the last three voyages, Columbus reached the major islands of the Caribbean, which he named the West Indies. It was not until 1507, a year after Columbus's death, that cartographer Amerigo Vespucci suggested that Columbus had landed on an entirely new land that was far from Asia. (p. 2 European Exploration) Although Spain's new claims created the Spanish Empire, the extent of its lands was still unknown.
Gino Pantangco 12/13/11 US History The Atrocities of Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus is well known for discovering the New World and is seen as a hero of medieval exploration by many scholars today. However, what many text books fail to mention is the fact that he was a genocidal maniac who set in motion what would become probably the worst case of genocide imposed on one nation of human beings by another. Obsessed with finding a sea route to Asia and the Far East, Columbus set out on his ‘Enterprise of the Indies’ in 1492, backed by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain. However, instead of finding a route to the rich trade in the East, Columbus and his crew discovered the New World, and soon set about subjugating and murdering the local population and removing the vast wealth from the land. A small colony was established in Hispaniola (modern day Haiti and The Dominican Republic) consisting of thirty-nine of his crew, the rest returned to Spain with Columbus along with gold, spices and natives taken as slaves to be given as gifts for his royal patrons.
Assignment - Focus Paper, The Broken Spears Using specific examples from the book, answer the following two questions: 1. What do the documents featured in the book tell us about the point of view of the people who wrote them, and about the experience of conquest by the Spanish? 2. In what ways do the accounts contained in The Broken Spears support arguments made in the textbook about the American (Columbian Exchange)? Identify gaps in coverage in both sources, keeping in mind that The Broken Spears is a primary source (the voices of people who actually witnessed or experienced the conquest of Mexico) and the textbook is a secondary source (written well after the fact and whose purpose is to convey broad coverage of modern world history).
Alex Roby ARTH 4307 2/27/12 Codex Ixtlilxochitl Part One The post Aztec Codex Ixtlilxochitl was created after the Spanish invaded in 1519, which makes it a post – conquest manuscript. Most believe that a Nahuatl person painted it during the years 1568-1650 (Glass and Robertson 1975a: 171; Lesbre 1988: 97). Lesbre also states that in this codex there are elements of traditional glyphs, bidimensional perspectives or numerous stylistic weaknesses that suggest their author was indigenous (Lesbre 1988: 97). H.S. Reed believes that a Tezucan scholar, under the direction of a European teacher, was the one who created this codex in the year 1530 (Reed 1938: 66).
Leo Dehon Leo Dehon was a very important person that made a huge contribution to the Catholic Church. Without Leo Dehon the Church would be extremely different. Leo Dehon founded the Sacred Heart in 1877. The Sacred Heart was a guide for christen living and an apostle of social justice. Men wanting to become priests would come Priests would come and learn at the Sacred Heart.
A Comparison on the Colonization Techniques of England and Spain and the resulting outcomes Spain and England are known leaders of the Colonization of the New World. Both countries had a very different approach to how they colonized the New World, and both of them reaped different benefits from colonization. Spain had started their colonization process in 1492 when Christopher Columbus discovered the New World; in 1493 Spain had established their first Colony of Hispaniola. Almost 100 years later, in 1587 England entered the arena with their first settlement on Roanoke Island. This establishment quickly collapsed and the first permanent English colony of Jamestown was established 20 years later in 1607.
The Truth About Christopher Columbus Millions of people around the world celebrate Columbus Day every October 12. The tale of Christopher Columbus, the legendary Genoese explorer and navigator, has been retold and rewritten many times. To some, he was an intrepid explorer, following his instincts to a New World. To others, he was a monster, a slave trader who unleashed the horrors of the conquest on unsuspecting natives. What are the facts about Christopher Columbus?
Craig MontalvoUS History I (HIST151.B82)Tuesday 6:30 - 9 p.m. September 6: Chapter 2 Where and for what purpose did the Spanish settle in the New World? The Spanish settlement in the New World began with Christopher Columbus in 1492 and lasted for nearly 400 years ranging from 1492 to 1898. Within 30 years of Columbus’s initial discovery Europeans s understanding of world geography revolutionized. Later the settlement was initiated by the Spanish conquistadores and was motivated by trade and the spread of their Christian faith. Throughout their conquest of over nearly four centuries the Spanish empire expanded across most of present day Central America, the Caribbean islands, and Mexico as well as regions of the United states and inactive claimed territory in present day British Columbia.
The Age of Exploration The age of exploration was one of the most significant periods in history. It was influenced by the time renaissance and Crusades and ended with the Columbian Exchange and discovery of America. The British, Spanish, and Portuguese were the main explorers of this time. After it was discovered that there were spices in Asia through trading and the Crusades, it was a mystery of what everywhere else had. Better ships were now being produced and held the Early Age of Exploration.