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  • 1. Denice Perez Final Report part 1 (ch.1-4)
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    • Spanish history dates back from 35,000 B.C- 10,000B.C
    • Evidence of early cave paintings found south of Spain
    • Iberian Peninsula : a natural bridge between two continents
    • Varity of people came to Spain
    • Iberians “dwellers along the Ebro River”
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    • Most influential ancient people to arrive were Romans.
    • “ Hispania” nick name Romans gave to Spaniards
    • Romans were Christians,
    • Christianity was the official religion of the Empire in the 4 th century.
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    • The conqueror of the Aztecs was Hernan Cortes
    • Explored and was fearless
    • Captured and Killed many in the New World
    • Indian slave Malinche helped Cortes to communicate with tribes (Tabascans) was later killed.
    • Cotes killed Moctezuma II Xocoyotzin emperor of the Aztec since 1502
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    • Hernan Cortez was on a quest for God, Glory and Gold.
    • Alvarz Nunez Cabeza De Vaca arrived from New Spain to Florida
    • Spanish explored the American Southeast in till reaching the North
  • 8. Francis Drake
    • Franics Drake was the best Captins, hired by Queen Elizabeth
    • Drakes visit to California summer of 1579, pave the way for other explorations along the Pacific Coast.
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    • Rene-Robert Cavelier, made his voyage down to the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico in 1682.
    • He named Louisiana after Monarch.
    • Migration north along the sea of Cortez was initiated early.
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    • Spain’s empire collapse
    • English Colonists also received their Independence in 1776
    • Miguel Hidalgo, born in Guanajuanto.
    • He became priest in 1778 and became a hero
    • He wanted equality for all people, including Indians
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    • By 1821 3,200 people lived in California.
    • California’s Plitical like was very confused during this time.
    • By the 1840s California was being dominated by ranches.
    • Great varity of crops were being grown
    • Indians remain at the bottom of CA society
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    • Great changes for New Mexico during Mexican Period.
    • Between 1821-1846 changed as much as the maritime province
    • Difficult to keep contact with Mexico City in order keep track of owners land located in New Mexico.
    • Apaches and Navajos where being thrown out of their land
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    • Gringos is a term Mexicans gave to Anglos.
    • Mexicans have trouble letting go of the recent war of the conquest.
    • Mexicans were also being targeted for being Catholic
    • During this time racism began to rise.
    • Whites encountered people of color.
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    • Racism and Violence was being a nor during this time
    • Native born and immigrants were also turning on each other
    • Native Americans were subjected to genocide and lands taken away.
    • Vigilante law punish rarely related to the crime colored people committed.
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    • The Mexican population during the second half of the nine-teeth century was able to keep its heritage than other parts of the sought west.
    • The Upper Rio Grande Valley was always populated area of the northern Hispanic frontier before 1848.
    • Native spanish speakers population of New Mexico are reffered as “Hisoanos”