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  • Central Part Of Mexico From The North
    861 words
    Before the Spanish Mexico was occupied by a large number of Indian groups with very different social and economic systems. In general the tribes in the north were relatively small groups of hunters and gatherers who roamed large areas of sparsely vegetated deserts and dry lands. These people are often called the Chichimecs, though they were a mixture of several cultural groups who spoke different languages. In the rest of the country the natives were agriculturists, which helped to support the m...
  • Revolution Against The Spanish Government
    590 words
    "Mexicamos, Viva Mexico" is cried out by the Mexican president every 16th of September as done by Miguel Hidalgo in 1821, after the traditional bell ringing is finished the national anthem is sang. Similar to the 4th of July celebration with parties, fireworks, ceremonies, except they also get bullfights also. In search for independence a priest decided to take matters into his own hands and lead a revolution against the Spanish government, but he was executed immediately. His execution inspired...
  • De Cort
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    Conqueror of Mexico, b. at Medellin in Spain c. 1485; d. at Castille ja de la Cuesta near Seville, 2 December, 1547. He was married first to Catalina Xuarez, from which marriage there was no issue, and, after her death, to Do~na Juana de Zu~niga, niece of the Duke of Be jar. From this union there sprang four children, one son (Mart " in) and three daughters. His parents were Mart " in Cort " es de Monroe and Catalina Pizarro Altamira no, both of honourable extraction, belonging to the middle cla...
  • Independence Of Texas From Mexico
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    International borders have always been centers of conflict, and the U.S. -Mexican border is no exception. With Europe colonizing the New World, it was a matter of time before the powers collided. The Spanish settled what is today Mexico, while the English settled what is today the United States. When the two colonial powers did meet, it was not England and Spain, it was the United States and Mexico. By now both Counties had succeeded from their mother countries. The conflict that erupted between...
  • Independence Of Texas From Mexico
    1,706 words
    International borders have always been centers of conflict, and theU.S. -Mexican border is no exception. With the European colonizing the New World, it was a matter of time before the powers collided. The Spanish settled what is today Mexico, while the English settled what is to day the United States. When the two colonial powers did meet what is today the United States's southwest, it was not England and Spain. Rather the two powers were the United States and Mexico. Both Counties had broken of...
  • Present Day U.S. Mexico Border Region
    533 words
    The conflict that erupted between the two countries where a direct result of different nation policies. The United States had a policy of westward expansion, while Mexico had a policy of self protection. The Americans never had a written policy of expansion. What they had was the idea of "Manifest Destiny". Manifest Destiny was the belief that the United States had the right to expand westward to the Pacific ocean. On the other hand, Mexico was a new country wanting to protect itself from outsid...
  • Spanish South America Wars Of Independence
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    In a government, there are at least three attitudes toward political polices. These three attitudes are nationalism, liberalism, and conservation. Nationalism is a feeling of loyalty for one's own land and people. These people have the belief that one's greatest loyalty should be to one's country and to belong to a nation as a whole. Liberalism is a political philosophy of limited government and protection of individual rights and freedoms. It is an attitude toward social, economic, political, a...
  • American And Mexican Independence
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    The Making of Mexico An Essay about the Mexican Independence Movement In the late 18th century, the Spanish monarchy decided to improve the defenses of its empire because of its many military losses in Europe. Because of this, the Spanish Crown was forced to increase revenues. Between 1765 and 1771, Spain sent Jos'e de G'alvez on an official tour of inspection of New Spain. He restructured the current taxes and their collection methods... In 1778, Spain, attempting to increase its own revenues, ...

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