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  • Feast Of Souls Summary

    Seventeenth-Century Missions of Florida and New Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005. This source talks about how the Indians were essential parts to the Spanish settlements in the New World, specifically New Mexico, and how the Franciscan missionaries attempted to convert them and assimilate them into Spanish society. The author argues that missions were the most important part of colonization, as the missionaries were the ones who lived in Indian communities that were…

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  • Christopher Columbus Research Paper Outline

    asking for patronage from King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. After at least two rejections, he at last obtained royal support in January 1492. This was achieved chiefly through the interventions of the Spanish treasurer, Luis de Santángel, and of the Franciscan friars of La Rábida, near Huelva, with whom Columbus had stayed in the summer of 1491. Juan Pérez of La Rábida had been one of the queen’s confessors and perhaps procured him the crucial…

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  • Cruise Mapother Research Paper

    homas Cruise Mapother IV, better known as Tom Cruise, was born on July 3, 1962, in Syracuse, New York, to Mary and Thomas Mapother. Cruise's mother was an amateur actress and schoolteacher, and his father was an electrical engineer. His family moved around a great deal when Cruise was a child in order to accommodate his father's career. Cruise's parents divorced when he was 11, and the children moved with their mother to Louisville, Kentucky, and then to Glen Ridge, New Jersey, after her…

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  • Chinese Nationalism

    The way that the West has looked upon China has been volatile through the centuries. Not too many years ago, the Chinese were looked down on because of their failure to progress. There were many times when the West exalted China, when China seemed to be the center of the world and the best society. China itself always thought that it was the center of the world. China had a sense of pride and exalted themselves above their peers. They had a very strong stench of nationalism amongst themselves.…

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  • Summary: The Influence Of The Spanish In The New World

    Picture a vast scope stretching from the Red River Basin to the Plains of Colorado to the Arkansas River to the Rio Grande. Envision the diverse groups of Natives that live on the land peacefully. Imagine the golden Pueblos of the Acoma Indians, the Hogan huts of the Navajo, and the wiki-ups of the Lipan. Then imagine this picturesque view shattered by European imperialism. The Europeans during the 16th and 17th centuries took several different approaches to the New World. The French saw…

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  • Sacrament In Flannery O 'Connor's Temple Of The Holy Church'

    Andrew Jazbani Mr. Keithley Sacraments/Disciples-3 9 March 2015 Synthesis Essay “[Through the sacraments] the soul is cured from the weakness of its vices” (Bonaventure 212). These words, appearing in St. Bonaventure’s “Breviloquium”, exemplify the true meaning behind the sacraments. Each sacrament in the Catholic faith is designed to make people into holier human beings, and allow for believers to learn more thoroughly and deeply about God. In addition, sacraments provide a higher ground on…

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  • The Catholic Reformation

    (Gonzalez, Vol. 2, pg. 138). The three types of the reformation were spiritual, administrative, and doctrinal. The spiritual type included the developmentive new orders. There were the Capuchin Franciscan monastics. They were much stricter with the poverty aspect because they felt the original Franciscans had lost touch with their original roots. They wanted to show the true face of the church. This group was pretty traditional because they really sought to get back to the…

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  • Neemkomok (She Returns: Film Analysis

    Growing up and going to school in California it has become quite common to hear about the California missions since a young age. These missions are described as positive institutions and in a way we are taught to praise them as we recreate them with models. But the truth is, these missions weren’t exactly what we are taught. Instead they are a place where constant torment and violence also took place and changed the lifes of many people, especially Indigenous people. In his short film Neemkomok…

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  • The Comedia Of Virginity Summary

    The Comedia of Virginity: Mary and the Politics of Seventeenth-Century Spanish Theater was written by Mirzam C. Perez and published on October 15th 2012. This theater history book essentially discusses the important role that the character of the Virgin Mary had in 17th Century Spanish theater and politics. The author argues that there was much more to character of Mary than just her purity during this time. She argues that the Virgin Mary also represented something people could use to…

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  • Native American Settlements In The 17th Century

    Americans in their community. In Santa Fe, Central America, and the Caribbean there was much need for labor in both mines and in the fields. As a result, Spain enslaved the Native Americans in order to meet the labor demands. Furthermore, their Franciscan monks forcefully tried to get the Native Americans to convert to Catholicism, while ridding them of any ancestral practices. Violence was often the result of the harsh encomienda system and in 1680 Popé led the 1st Revitalization movement…

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