Charles II of Spain

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  • José Celestino Mutis Research Paper

    Introduction José Celestino Mutis (1732-1808) is mostly known for his work as Director of the Royal Botanical Expedition to the New Kingdom of Granada. Established in 1783, the Botanical Expedition had the purpose of carrying out a complete natural history of Spain’s «equinoctial» territories in America. Thereby, Mutis led the project of gathering a vast collection of flora and fauna specimens, and of illustrating them, for both theoretical and practical purposes. Likewise, the Botanical…

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  • Women During The Elizabethan Era

    assistance(Alchin. Linda), was established. Despite the fact that there was a category for the undeserving poor, those poor because they choose not to work, these laws helped millions recover from poverty. Moreover, a turn of events occurred when Philip II of Spain, the husband of late Mary Tudor, declared war on the country after the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, whom was found guilty of plotting a death plan for Elizabeth. The headstrong Queen did not stand back and allow parliament to…

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  • Essay On Caribbean Pirates

    The top five most famous pirates of the Caribbean where men of diverse background, thievery, and discovery. What is a Pirate? A pirate is a person who attacks and robs ships at sea. There are many pirates in the world throughout history and all of them are all famous for different things. Who are the most infamous pirates of the Caribbean? The top five most legendary pirates of the Caribbean are the, Sir Francis Drake, L'Olonnais, Henry Morgan, Captain Kidd, Blackbeard, because they stole,…

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  • Pervasive Economic Theory Of Mercantilism

    solidifying its grasp of North America’s Eastern coast. The first of the Navigation Acts was enacted in 1651, restricting the use of foreign ships between all nations with the exception of England. It barred direct interaction between the colonies and Spain, France, and their possessions. It demanded…

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  • How Did Religion Change Europe In The 16th Century

    city. Once again, the crown started to shift towards the Huguenots. Catherine at the time didn’t want Coligny to come into power since he planned to protect the Dutch Protestants, which would result in them fighting Spain. Later in her life, she feared Huguenot influence over her son Charles, the…

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  • The Journey Of Bartolomeu Dias

    coast of Africa. This decision ultimately paid off, as they landed in Mossel Bay, in modern day South Africa in February of 1488. Dias wanted to name the cape below Africa “The Cape of Storms” due to all of the bad weather in that area, but King John II overruled him and named it the “Cape of Good Hope” because he wanted to encourage travel in the area. Bartolomeu died in 1500 due to a violent storm on a voyage, but his legacy will be everlasting. Bartolomeu Dias’ journey to the Cape of Good…

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  • Anne Hutchinson Dbq

    the monarchy was restored, the ANglican Church came back, and Charles II gave Carolina to English supporters Pequot War-the Pequot Indians and New Netherland controlled the fur trade and wampum together. in 1637, the settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts attacked a Pequot village. the Pequot resistance was over at…

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  • Similarities And Similarities Between Globalization And Colonialism

    that globalization and colonialism are similar but not exact repetition. Ancient Greeks and Romans firstly practiced colonization. It then became common during the Age of Discovery, when Spanish Columbus firstly reached the America Continent. Then Spain, Portugal, Nether Land (also known as Holland), Britain and France started to set up their colonies all around the world. At first, their main purposes of setting colonies were the same: to open up the world market and make as many profits as…

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  • Henry VII Failures

    How successfully did Henry VII deal with the problems he faced during his reign? The success of Henry VII is clearly seen throughout is reign in the number of defining, long-lasting but generally political un-taxing decisions he made. Several of these contributed to the longevity of the Tudor dynasty and worked to bring stability and balance to England in the years succeeding the Wars of the Roses. While there were a number of failures during reign, none of them were particularly devastating and…

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  • Protestant Reformation In Hamlet Act 1

    On October 31, 1517, an unsatisfied, non-conforming, progressive theologian named Martin Luther took an action that altered the religious (and, in some cases) political landscape of the entire Western world. Disgusted at the Catholic church’s insistence on the sale of indulgences and unconvinced as to their doctrine of “salvation by works,” the Wittenberg professor nailed a 95-point document to the front door of his university’s Catholic church. This document, later called the “Ninety-five…

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