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  • Hamilcar And His Sons Hannibal
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    Hannibal was the son of Hamilcar Barca. He was a Carthaginian who was born twenty two centuries ago. He was actually born in Spain but spent most of his life in Carthage so he is considered a Carthaginian. Hamilcar ruled over a mountainous realm which could support very little crops or people. This however was his land, called Mount Eryx, in a region near Tyre. Because the land could support so little people the people were constantly in need of food to eat. Hamilcar's solution was to gather a s...
  • Muslims And New Christians In Spain
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    Ferdinand and Isabella used the Inquisition to eliminate opposition in Spain. Their thoughts were that by eliminating the Jews, Muslims, and New Christians in Spain they would gain unity, wealth, and power. They wanted to make a Christian and only a Christian Spain. Since Ferdinand and Isabella were married they strived to make Spain a whole. With Ferdinand ruling Aragon and Isabella ruling Castile they united Spain as one. Soon Ferdinand and Isabella had the regions of Granada and Portugal as p...
  • Coastline Of Central America
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    The Age of Exploration: Europe The age of exploration was filled with courageous voyagers and conquistadors from all over Europe, much like today, there was much competition for land rights. The main disputes were between Spain and Portugal. And these are the representatives from not only these two countries, but surrounding ones as well. Christopher Columbus was a sea captain from Genoa. He first tried to convince Portugal, then Spain to sponsor a voyage to Asia across the Atlantic. Columbus th...
  • Spain Queen
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    Columbus: Spain Combination of circumstances rise from Merchants. Big events: conquistadors wanted gold, Silk, spices etc. Fall of the Mongol Empire Fall of constinobleGrowth of the middle class Columbus needed to prove route to india Knew nothing of North and south America Japan would build in almost total isolation Invention of the Compass-So this lead to the no need of saying insight of land anymore-sailors were very superstitious Navigation and the condition of ship building was much more ad...
  • Second Republic Of Spain
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    To account for the outbreak of the Spanish civil war in July 1936, we must look carefully at all the possible reasons behind the outbreak of war. We must examine carefully the long-term problems and divisions within Spain and Spanish society, and then we must have a look at the intermediate problems of the Second Republic 1931-36. Finally we must look a the immediate problems just before the war started and look carefully at the military revolt against the republic July 1936, before we are able ...

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