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    Ferdinand And Greed

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    Greed Joshua Atler 9/27/14 Modern World History Honors Mr. Hardy Ferdinand II was born in 1452 as the son of John II of Aragon. In 1468, he became the king of Sicily, an island near Italy. Before he became the king of Aragon, he married Isabella I in 1469. She was the future queen of Castile, and Ferdinand was the future king of Aragon. In 1474, Isabella inherited the throne of Castile. John II died in 1479, and Ferdinand II then rose to the throne of Aragon. This personal union established by the marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella united the kingdoms or Aragon and Castile, creating the modern nation of Spain. The two monarchs ruled Spain together and greatly influenced the beginning of the…

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    Balboa Analysis

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    In no time at all, she’s seduced Balboa and guides him out behind the tavern for a shag, initiating their clandestine affair. ALCÁZAR PALACE – THE CROWNS’ PRIVATE AUDIENCE CHAMBER The Machiavellians, King Ferdinand, Franciscan Zealot, Cisneros, and Bishop Juan de FONSECA, Columbus’ protector and overseer of his expeditions, gang up on Isabella, insisting Columbus is a fraud and should be fired. While no match for Isabella, who worries about replacing Columbus because of his avowed devotion…

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    Spanish Reconquista The history of Spain is a tale of both the blending and the clashing of cultures. When Muslims, Jews, and Christians could maintain peace, Spanish culture would exceed that of all the rest of Europe. When persecution and strife broke out, wars that amounted to crusades were the result. Ultimately Spain was united as a nation under triumphant Christian monarchs whose exploits went beyond anything medieval Europeans could even imagine. The result was the foundation of…

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    Stockdale, 1794. Christopher Columbus with his sons, Diego and Ferdinand, and a woman, engraving by I. Stockdale, … Prints and Photographs Division/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (digital file no. LC-USZ62-106029) In 1484 Columbus began seeking support for an Atlantic crossing from King John II of Portugal but was denied aid. (Some conspiracy theorists have alleged that Columbus made a secret pact with the monarch, but there is no evidence of this.) By 1486 Columbus was firmly in Spain,…

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    The Mission is a movie about a Jesuit missionary and the colonial forces of Spain and Portugal. The Mission took place in South America in the eighteenth century. The Spanish and the Portuguese people were competing for the land that the indians were on while two missionaries were trying to convert the indians to Christianity. The movie was actually very historically accurate to what happened. The movie showed the war and what caused it in an very accurate way. In the beginning a missionary was…

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    They would be no need to pass over 50 Catholic heirs before handing the throne to Protestant Hanoverians. There would be no Bonfire Night to commemorate Guy Fawkes botched attempt to blow up parliament. The most significant consequence of Henry IX reign would be that the great colonisation of the New World (colonized by Portugal, England, Spain, and France) would have led to a uniformity of Catholic settlements in North America. No Puritan “Pilgrim Fathers” would have arrived in the New World,…

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    Roman Influence On Spain

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    Although remains lead scientists to believe that Spain has been inhabited for around 500,000 years (Kohen), the first people group known for sure to rule over the land of present day Spain was the Carthaginians (Casitor). The Romans first came to Spain during a war against Carthage, and the Romans at the time called Spain “Hispania”. As Rome conquered more land over the next couple of hundred years, the Romans gave the peninsula one government, one language, Latin, and one religion, which was…

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    church remained efficiently Catholic. Under the rule of Edward VI between 1547 and 1553, “England progressed towards becoming a Protestant nation” (). “The Archibishop Crammer oversaw the publication of an English version of the prayer book that maintained the outer forms of Catholic worship but was based on Protestant theology” (). In 1533, Queen Mary attempted to restore Catholicism when she took the throne, however, since she ruled the throne for a short period of time and failed to produce…

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    Pope Alexander VI had plans to rid all religions other than Christianity. He formed the Reconquista in attempts to rid Muslims and convert the Jews; his people proved their loyalty to his request. Spanish became the only nation the Pope chose to spread Catholicism overseas. He heard about the discovery of the New World, founded by one of his men, Christopher Columbus, and took initiative to grant the Castilian Queen Isabella from Spain, and the Aragonese King Ferdinand from Rome, The Doctrine…

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    The Habsburg Family Andrew Overton The Hapsburg Family was one of the most powerful families in the world, who dominated the political landscape across Europe for much of the Medieval ages and throughout the Renaissance. The Hapsburg family ruled a large variety of different nations throughout its reign, including the Holy Roman Empire, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Sicily, Hungary-Croatia, colonial possessions in the New World, and other nations. The Hapsburgs were an incredibly powerful royal house…

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