Francisco Vázquez de Coronado

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    Seven Gold Expeditions

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    person would want to live in. In the southwestern part of the United States and northern Mexico, there were lands filled to the brim with gold and other riches. In 1539, one of the first expeditions to find these cities was led by Francisco Vasquez de Coronado who took on the long, difficult journey which was also known as Seven Cities of Gold Expedition. While exploring the Southwest United States and Northern Mexico, they came across many hardships and encountered many different groups of native tribe along with newly discovered lands that no European has ever came across before. While making these discoveries, the Spanish explorers of the Seven Cities…

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    Brief reasons of important of Francisco Pizarro in Literature Francisco Pizarro was born around 1474 in Trujillo, Spain. He was many things in his life time such as solder, conquistador, and explorer for Spain. His impact in the finding of the Americas and his bloody conquest influenced the literature not only back then, but to this time period as well. Francisco Pizarro was born to a poor hidalgo (small landholder of petty nobility), and never learned to read. This didn’t stop him from being…

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    Francisco Pizarro was born in 1474 in Trujillo, Spain. He died in 1541. Pizarro represented the country of Spain. He explored from 1510-1541. Pizarro was a Spanish conquistador. His goal was to explore, conquer, and accumulate wealth in the New World for Spain. Pizarro came from a poor family. He didn’t receive a good education, and he never learned to read or write. He began working at a young age as a swineherd. This is someone who raises and takes care of pigs. As a teenager Pizarro…

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    the gamble that they could strike it rich and thereby break through to a better life.” (Starr, 81). Based upon the book, it was clear to see that the groups of persons that came to the Gold rush were the majority, men. I think this is an obvious fact because taking on long journeys while the women were supposed to stay at home. Men came to California to seek riches and a lot of them came with the mindset that they were going to return back to their homelands. There were three routes that they…

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    1. Based on your handouts and class discussion, explain in your own words why the hidden mural at Mission Dolores is an important artifact with regard to the nexus between the Ohline people and the Spanish settlers of San Francisco. Hidden murals were painting on the interior wall of the church. Not only it was decorative, but it also shows vital devotional function from worshipers. The mural is very meaning for Ohline people and the Spanish settlers of San Francisco. As we know, the first…

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    famous explorer is Francisco Vasquez De Coronado. Spain chose Coronado to go explore. My Explorer, I am doing research on is Francisco Vasquez de Coronado. He was born on 1510 from a Noble family. He was born in Salamanca Spain. Coronado was a younger son,he did not stand to inherit his family. Instead, Coronado sought to make it on his own. Coronado married Dona Beatriz, which was the daughter of Alonso de Estrada, the colonial treasurer. Spain sent and paid Coronado to find the 7…

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    did discover the New World but died believing he has discovered a new route to the West Indies. Vespucci is known for mapping it and publishing that this was not the West Indies. Ponce De Leon was a conquistador that traveled with Columbus in his second voyage De Leon was appointed as the governor of Santo Domingo. Like many Spanish conquistadores De Leon was looking for gold. Ponce De Leon heard rumors that a nearby island called Borinquen (now Puerto Rico) was full of gold; he invaded the…

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    though he did not set foot on the American Continent. His drive to travel the undiscovered world, allowed for further exploration by the Spanish. In 1494, the Treaty of Tordesillas was signed, this set up a line of demarcation for the expanding empires Spain and Portugal. This deal set up centuries of exploration for the rivaling countries. The Spanish were “given” the western hemisphere to explore and conquer, and Portugal was “given” the eastern hemisphere to explore and conquer. The…

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    His significance to the American experience was that he promoted the colonization of North America, adding fuel to the fire of the exploration and colonization of the New world and America. “Brave New World”: A phrase coined in the Shakespearean play “The Tempest”, it is used to describe the new colonists on the Island in the play. It is significant to the American experience because the term “Brave New World” is used to describe the unexplored and the economically rich, which to them was…

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    aunts, uncles, cousins it didn’t matter we were all close. Religion is a large part of my culture and my mother’s as well, “Religion plays a significant role in day-to-day life. More than 90 percent of the Spanish-speaking world is Roman Catholic” (augusta.edu). “St. Augustine, Florida, and Sante Fe, New Mexico were Hispanic cities founded before Plymouth, Massachusetts”, from where I was born, Sante Fe is about 3 hours away and a very interesting city to visit (augusta.edu). It doesn’t take a…

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