Juan Ponce de León

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  • Essay On The Rise Of New Spain

    were invaded and then colonized by Christopher Columbus and Juan Ponce de Leon. After Spain conquered parts of the Americas, it increased their knowledge of new land, also called ‘New World’. Using that knowledge, the Spanish took advantage of the high status that was given to them due to the substantial amount of newly-discovered land. The Spanish changed the New World in many ways, which caused Spain to become one of the most powerful countries throughout the sixteenth century. Columbus was highly supported by the Spanish…

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  • Hispanic Architecture In America

    Most of the early revivals started in areas where the Spanish settled first, then started to migrate from there. Earlier revivals were free to adapt to American cultures, but in the early 20th century, these modifications and alterations were more true to the historical style. These differences were mostly caused by regional expansion, and caused different “styles” to be blended into American Architecture. The Ponce de Leon Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida was completed in 1888 and was one of…

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  • Nisquay Earthquake Research Paper

    On the morning of February 28, 2001 the Pacific Northwest was hit by a 45 second, 6.8 magnitude intraslab earthquake called the Nisqually or “The Ash Wednesday” earthquake. The Nisqually earthquake occurred when the Juan de Fuca plate subducted under the North American plate, this quickly released the built up strain. This was caused by mineral changes as the plate moved farther into the mantle. The Nisqually earthquake hit the southern end of Puget Sound causing damage to the ports of Seattle…

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  • Characteristics Of Rosas And Peron

    Historical caudillos, Rosas and Peron Juan Manuel de Rosas is well known as a historical dictator in Argentina. He dominated Argentina from 1829 to 1852. Some people evaluated him as a caudillo to his enemies, but for his supporters, he was a hero who saved Argentina from disorganization. Although Rosas was a saver to some Argentina, he definitely was a caudillo. He had all caudillo characteristics. He was authoritarian and charismatic, and he was also a large landowner, and implemented…

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  • Starbucks In Colombia Case Study

    Globalization is pushing organizations to be more competitive and is forcing them to be highly innovative, creative, and prompting them to be more proactive, visionary, with a better strategic plan and mechanisms that can make them more productive and unique. This paper would try to identify (a) market and non-market strategies that Starbucks has used in Colombia since 2014, and (b) market and non-market strategies of the domestic competing Colombian brand, Juan Valdez (a national symbol), who…

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