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Mexicanos

  1. 1. Mexicanos Mexicanos A History Of Mexicans in the United States by Manuel G. Gonzales Liliana Carrillo
  2. 2. <ul><li>Chapter : Spanish and Native Americans, Prehistory-1521 </li></ul>Mexicano
  3. 3. Chistopher Columbus <ul><li>(1451-1506) </li></ul><ul><li>Details of his life are very vague. </li></ul><ul><li>He convinced Queen Isabella to sponsor his trip to the new world. </li></ul><ul><li>Arrived somewhere in the Bahamas October 12. </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus is associated with European Imperialism. </li></ul><ul><li>He saw native Americans as inferior and treated them horribly. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Pre-Columbian Civilizations <ul><li>Veracruz and Tabasco were the first pre-Columbian civilizations in the Americas. </li></ul><ul><li>Aztecs represented the largest metropolis in Mesoamerica at that time. The Aztces had giant pyramids; Pyramid the of Cheps and Pyramid of the Sun. </li></ul><ul><li>The Mayans were the most advanced of the new world societies. They had a huge advantage and intelligence; they tracked stars, developed the zero as well as operated brain surgeries. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Emiliano Zapata <ul><li>Zapata was born Aug. 8, 1879, in Anenecuilco, Mexico and died on April 10, 1919 in the state of Morelos Mexico. &quot;It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.” Zapata was a revolutionary rebel. He led a group of peasants during Mexico's revolutionary war. He later Joined Pancho Villa to fight against President Porfilio Diaz. Zapata mas murdered in a secret meeting, his body was buried in the State of Morelos. CORRIDO </li></ul><ul><li>“ Little star in the night that rides the sky like a witch where is our chief Zapata who was the scourge of the rich? </li></ul><ul><li>Little flower of the fields and valleys of Morelos, if they ask for Zapata, say he's gone to try on halos. </li></ul><ul><li>Little bubbling brook, what did that carnation say to you? It says our chief didn't die. that Zapata's on his way to you.” </li></ul><ul><li>Zapata will forever be a Mexican legend as well as A Chicano Legend. </li></ul>

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