Aztecs | Compare: Aztecs VS Incas | Econmiendas | Nahuatl – language. Sent embassy to greet Cortez, gave gifts of gold. Empire – tribute paid in humans to sacrifice emperor Montezuma. Propheug – a god, Quetzuccatl, would return from the East to take the throne in the return from the east to take the throne in the same year Cortez arrived. Maguey cactus juice – given to sacrificial victims.
On November 8th 1519, Don Hernando Cortes and six hundred Spaniards entered the city of Mexico. In Xoloco, Motecuhzoma’s originally thought that these spanish men were prince Quetzalcoatl and other gods. Yet they were far from gods. They were not there to answer all their prayers and hopes but were there to take over the Aztec Capital. On August 13, 1521, the Aztec capital surrendered to Cortes.
After two years of schooling for Cortes, before he returned to Medellin to the annoyance of his parents who had hoped to see him equipped for a profitable legal career. Plans were made in 150 for Cortes to sail to the Americas with a family acquaintance, Ovando, the newly appointed governor of Hispaniola. In 150, at the age of eighteen Cortes sailed in a convoy of merchant ships bound for Santo Domingo, the Capital of Hispaniola. In 1511, he was sent with Diego Velasquez and 00 men to conquer Cuba. At the age of twenty six he served as a clerk to the treasurer which entailed keeping account of the king’s fifth.
osé Francisco de San Martín (25 February 1778 – 17 August 1850), known simply as José de San Martín (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse ðe san marˈtin]), was an Argentine general and the prime leader of the southern part of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire. Born in Yapeyú, Corrientes, in modern Argentina, he left his mother country at the early age of seven to study in Málaga, Spain. In 1808, after taking part in the Peninsular War against France, San Martín contacted South American supporters of independence from Spain. In 1812, he set sail for Buenos Aires and offered his services to the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata, present-day Argentina. After the Battle of San Lorenzo and time commanding
Juan Carlos It is rare that a monarch is not born into the country he will one day rule. Juan Carlos was born into Rome on January 5, 1938, and the chances of him one day ruling Spain looked slim. Juan Carlos's father Alfonso XIII was forcibly exiled in 1931 after 20 years of political turmoil. He then died 10 years later, and according to his last wishes his son, Juan Carlos, was sent to Spain at age 9 for a Spanish education. He finished his secondary education at San Isidro in 1954.
i Introduction to Latin America Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Introduction to Latin America Introduction The first section of this work covers personalities in the history of Latin America and their contributions to attaining independence from Spanish rule. Secondly, the role of several caudillos in the Spanish America is looked into extensively. Simon Bolivar Simon Bolivar was born on July 24, 1783 in Caracas, New Grand (now Venezuela). He was born into a wealthy family who sourced their money from the gold and copper mines they owned in Venezuela. He moved to Spain in 1799, at sixteen to complete his education after his parents died (Martin & Wasserman, 2011).
They bought the second and third lots on the embarcadero, erecting buildings and a wharf to develop a maritime center for Pacific and river trade, and; WHEREAS, in 1838, Salvador received the Mexican land grant of Rancho Napa 22,718-acres in present day Napa County, California given by Governor Juan Alvarado, and WHEREAS, in 1847, after the Bear Flag Revolt with the transition to the US government, the Vallejo family actively sold land to pioneers and San Francisco merchants by dividing the Napa Rancho for a prosperous future as family farms, and, WHEREAS, in 1863 Salvador Vallejo served as a Major to organize the California First Battalion of Native Cavalry for the Union Army in the Southwest, and after the Civil War, he resigned and returned to his Napa ranch in 1865, died in 1876, and was buried at Tulocay Cemetery, and WHEREAS, Big Ranch Road and Salvador Elementary School, the oldest in Napa City, are named for this legendary founder of agriculture in Napa County, for raising livestock, growing wheat,
New Spain New Spain was the largest empire in the world and the first to colonize. New Spain was created when Diego Velazquez led two expeditions to Hispaniola in 1517 and Hernando Cortes led an expedition to the mainland of the colony Cuba, west of Hispaniola, in 1519. In 1520, the Aztec city of Azcapotzalco was conquered. This later became a Mexican administrative borough. When the greatest Aztec city, Tenochtitlan, was conquered, the first phase of the Spanish conquest was completed.
Francisco Vasquez De Coronado Francisco Vasquez was born in Salamanca Spain, he was better known as the Coronado, explored large regions of the American Southwest, including Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. His name would forever link to Mexico with the United States also. His expedition started when a explore name Fray Marcosde Niza told everyone back home that he has found the city of wealth, golden city name Cibola, this what make Coronado started his explore to go find the Seven Cities of Cibola. Thus with this information, he has gathered more than many different people go to with him on this expedition to go find the city of Cibola. After gathering many different people to go along with him to find the Seven Cities
Early life Coronado was born into a rich family in Salamanca, Spain, in 1510, the second son of Juan Vásquez de Coronado y Sosa de Ulloa and Isabel de Luján. Juan Vásquez held various positions in the administration of the recently captured Emirate of Granada under Iñigo López de Mendoza, its first Spanish governor.   Americas Francisco Vásquez de Coronado went to Mexico in 1535 at about age 25, in the entourage of its first Viceroy, Antonio de Mendoza, the son of his father's patron.  In Mexico, he married Beatriz de Estrada, called the Saint (la Santa), sister of Leonor de Estrada, ancestor of the de Alvarado family and daughter of Treasurer and Governor Alonso de Estrada y Hidalgo, Lord of Picón, and wife Marina Flores Gutiérrez