Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

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    conquerors of that they practice of hurting the innocent will sent them to damnation. (Winn, 42) As time passed, these conquerors and more explored more land in the Americas which allowed the Catholic Church to spread to what would later become different new countries. There, the church intervene with people’s lives in things like: education, charity, alliances with business, protection, feeding the poor among other things. When we think about the Catholic Church, we need to think about its priests and about the influence that they hold of the church itself and of its people. The history of the Catholic Church in Latin America had many important figures. The figures which we will talk about in this text are: Bartolomé de Las Casas, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, and Gustavo Gutiérrez. I believe that these three clerics have really important role to play when it comes to the history of Latin America. The first figure is Bartolome de Las Casas. He came from a novel family that French and possibly Jewish roots. He studied letter and Latin, and later studied canon law until he got a “Licenciatura” or Bachelor’s Degree in it. Because he father was a merchant, he was able to come in Columbus second trip to the Americas where he was able to live in both the Hispaniola and Cuba for about a decade. During this time, he attended military expeditions where he was witnessed the horror of what happened to the indigenous people and the part that the “encomienda” system played in…

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    Bullfighting can be considered controversial to some people and animal rights activists in Spain today. For this reason, the large Mexican cities have bullfighting rings. Mexico City has the largest bullring, seating 55,000 people. Soccer is now the favorite sport for most Mexicans. FIFA counted nearly 8.5 million soccer players out of a total population of 107 million people. The Mexican Soccer Federation was formed in 1927. This was decades after people started playing soccer in schools and…

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    again with the indigenous people and european people. A new racial categories such as Mulattos and Zambos was created, these were their children. Soon a caste system was made describing the different mix races and give them a social rank. Peninsulares were Spaniards born in Spain; they usually had upper levels of government jobs. Criollos were Spaniards born in the Americas. Peninsulares and Criollos were frequently owned the best lands. Independence Day or Día de la Independencia is a Mexican…

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    Mexico has many unique celebrations just like every other country does. Different traditions and value are what distinguish each country from one another. For Instance, In Mexico. Holidays such as Halloween, Christmas, and Independence Day are celebrated. However, they are celebrated differently cultural wise as well as the day the holiday is celebrated. Catholic celebrations, such as Three Kings Day and Day of our Lady of Guadalupe are also celebrated. Dia de los Muertos, also known as Day of…

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    American patriot army leaders. However, it was a long fight for both nations to gain independence from Spanish rule. Mexico’s journey to independence started in the early 1800’s as Creole and indigenous resentment against Peninsulars was at its highest. The different racial groups in Mexico were becoming uneasy with each other and the government (Chasteen 94). In 1810, a Creole conspiracy involving the Creole priest, Father Miguel Hidalgo, began the political disruptions that would eventually…

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    servitude”, said Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla is a catholic priest of Spanish descent and believer in progressive ideas. Hidalgo took advantage from Spain’s handicap under Napoleon’s army and declared Mexico’s independence from Spain in a small town of Dolores on September 16, 1810. Hidalgo made a speech about a starting revolution against Spain with the last words of “The arrangements are hastily being made and for that reason I will not have the satisfaction of taking…

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    Tepeyac Hill. When Juan Diego told the Church, they didn’t believe him. So, the virgen de Guadalupe ordered him to collect dozens of roses. He went to the bishop and opened his robe, causing dozens of roses to fall. On the inside of his robe there was a picture of Mary. In order to gain Aztec cooperation, the Spanish transformed Aztec gods, the “mother god” into one of their own: La Virgen de Guadalupe. The devotion for continued to grow when She was credited with ending a deadly disease in…

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    by a Catholic priest named, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla who started the revolution with, “Cry of Dolores” (Archer:64). The royalist of Spanish descent and conservatives were the cause of the Mexican revolution. At the time the Spanish had been living in Mexico. The Spanish had become “superior” when compared to the people of Mexican or Indian descent. Therefore, the Insurgent group that was made up of Father Miguel Hidalgo and his supporters wanted to get equal rights and become independent from…

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    control their land back home in Europe, the distance from the colonies even weaken them more in their strength of maintaining events back to the way they were. As a result, Latin American independence became possible with the struggling turn of events in Europe from the lack of order to the diminish supply of resources. 2. Describe how each individual contributed to the goal of Latin American independence: (a) Miguel Hidalgo, (b) Augustin de…

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    tried to publicly revolt, they were caught and executed in 1791. Slavery was finally abolished in all of the French colonies in 1794 after many attempts of trying to stop the slave market from continuing on. Slaves, sadly, were not free in Haiti, but they continued to revolt for their freedom. These people rebelled for the same freedom that white people had, because in that age, most of the slaves where people of color. The South American Revolution, also called the Latin American Revolution…

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