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Xalapa
Xalapa
Xalapa
(often spelled Jalapa, Spanish pronunciation: [xaˈlapa] ( listen); English: /həˈlɑːpə/;[1] officially Xalapa-Enríquez [xaˈlapa enˈrikes]) is the capital city of the Mexican state of Veracruz
Veracruz
and the name of the surrounding municipality. In the 2005 census the city reported a population of 387,879 and the municipality of which it serves as municipal seat reported a population of 413,136.[2] The municipality has an area of 118.45 km²
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Anastasio Bustamante
Anastasio Bustamante
Anastasio Bustamante
y Oseguera (Spanish pronunciation: [anasˈtasjo βustaˈmante]; 27 July 1780 – 6 February 1853) was president of Mexico
Mexico
three times, from 1830 to 1832, from 1837 to 1839 and from 1839 to 1841. He was a Conservative. He first came to power by leading a coup against president Vicente Guerrero. Bustamante was deposed twice and exiled to Europe each time.Contents1 Early life 2 The First Empire 3 President3.1 First term 3.2 Second term 3.3 Third term4 Later career 5 See also 6 References 7 Further readingEarly life[edit] Anastasio Bustamante's father, José María, worked hauling snow from the volcanoes of Colima
Colima
to Guadalajara, but was able to provide his son with a good education. At 15, the younger Bustamante entered the Seminary of Guadalajara. When he finished, he went to Mexico
Mexico
City to study medicine
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Toltec
The Toltec
Toltec
culture is an archaeological Mesoamerican culture that dominated a state centered in Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico
Mexico
in the early post-classic period of Mesoamerican chronology
Mesoamerican chronology
(ca. 900–1168 CE). The later Aztec
Aztec
culture saw the Toltecs as their intellectual and cultural predecessors and described Toltec
Toltec
culture emanating from Tōllān [ˈtoːlːaːn] ( Nahuatl
Nahuatl
for Tula) as the epitome of civilization; in the Nahuatl language
Nahuatl language
the word Tōltēcatl [toːlˈteːkat͡ɬ] (singular) or Tōltēcah [toːlˈteːkaʔ] (plural) came to take on the meaning "artisan"
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Agustín De Iturbide
Iturbide may refer to: Iturbide (surname) House of Iturbide, royal house of MexicoAgustín de IturbideIturbide, Nuevo León Iturbide Bridge, a locale of the Tampico Affair Villa de Hidalgo, San Luis PotosíThis disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Iturbide. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the
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Córdoba, Veracruz
Córdoba, officially known as Heroica Córdoba, is a city and the seat of the municipality of the same name in the Mexican state
Mexican state
of Veracruz. It was founded in 1618. The city is composed of 15 barrios,(Neighborhoods) bounded to the north by Ixhuatlán del Café and Tomatlán, and to the south by Amatlán de los Reyes and Naranjal
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Alexander Von Humboldt
Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt
Alexander von Humboldt
(/ˈhʌmboʊlt/;[5] German: [ˈhʊmbɔlt] ( listen); 14 September 1769 – 6 May 1859) was a Prussian
Prussian
polymath, geographer, naturalist, explorer, and influential proponent of Romantic philosophy and science.[6] He was the younger brother of the Prussian
Prussian
minister, philosopher, and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt
Wilhelm von Humboldt
(1767–1835).[7][8][9] Humboldt's quantitative work on botanical geography laid the foundation for the field of biogeography. Humboldt's advocacy of long-term systematic geophysical measurement laid the foundation for modern geomagnetic and meteorological monitoring.[10][11] Between 1799 and 1804, Humboldt travelled extensively in Latin America, exploring and describing it for the first time from a modern scientific point of view
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Balloon
A balloon is a flexible bag that can be inflated with a fluid, such as helium, hydrogen, nitrous oxide, oxygen, air or water. Modern day balloons are made from materials such as rubber, latex, polychloroprene, or a nylon fabric, and can come in many colors. Some early balloons were made of dried animal bladders, such as the pig bladder. Some balloons are used for decorative purposes or entertaining purposes, while others are used for practical purposes such as meteorology, medical treatment, military defense, or transportation
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Carlos IV Of Spain
Carlos may refer to:Contents1 Entertainment 2 Places 3 Sports 4 OtherEntertainment[edit] Carlos (DJ) (born 1966), UK radio presenter Carlos (singer)
Carlos (singer)
(1943–2008), French children's entertainer Carlos (film), a 1
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Mestizo
Mestizo
Mestizo
(/mɛˈstiːzoʊ, mɪ-/;[1] Spanish: [mesˈtiθo], American Spanish: [-ˈtiso]) is a term traditionally used in Spain, Latin America, and to a lesser extent, in the Philippines
Philippines
which originally meant a person of combined European and American Indian descent, regardless of where the person was born. The term was used as an ethnic/racial category in the casta system that was in use during the Spanish Empire's control of their American colonies. Nowadays though, particularly in Latin America, Mestizo
Mestizo
has become more of a cultural term, with culturally mainstream Latin Americans regarded or termed as Mestizos regardless of their actual ancestry, and with the term "Indian" being reserved exclusively for people who have maintained a separate indigenous ethnic identity, language, tribal affiliation, etc
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Ulysses S. Grant
American Civil War American Civil War
American Civil War
ServiceCampaigns: Vicksburg Chattanooga Overland Petersburg AppomattoxGeneral Order No. 11Post-war army servicePresident of the United States Presidency1868 presidential campaignElection1st inauguration1872 reelection campaignElection2nd inaugurationReconstruction 15th AmendmentScandals Reforms Grantism Peace Policy Judicial AppointmentsPost-PresidencyLater life World tour 3rd term bid Tomb Memorial Historical reputation Depictions Memoirs Bibliographyv t eUlysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant;[a] April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States
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Charles IV Of Spain
Charles IV (Spanish: Carlos Antonio Pascual Francisco Javier Juan Nepomuceno José Januario Serafín Diego; 11 November 1748 – 20 January 1819) was King of Spain
King of Spain
from 14 December 1788, until his abdication on 19 March 1808.Contents1 Early life 2 Reign2.1 Abdications of Bayonne3 Later life and death 4 Character 5 Marriage and children 6 Ancestors 7 Titles and styles 8 Notes 9 References 10 External linksEarly life[edit] Charles was the second son of Charles III and his wife, Maria Amalia of Saxony. He was born in Naples
Naples
(11 November 1748), while his father was King of Naples
Naples
and Sicily. His elder brother, Don Felipe, was passed over for both thrones, due to his learning disabilities and epilepsy
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Settlement Classification In Mexico
Mexico's states classify their settlements in a variety of fashions:Contents1 Aguascalientes 2 Baja California 3 Baja California
Baja California
Sur 4 Campeche 5 Chiapas 6 Chihuahua 7 Coahuila 8 Colima 9 Durango 10 Guanajuato 11 Guerrero 12 Hidalgo 13 Jalisco 14 Estado de México 15 Michoacán 16 Morelos 17 Nayarit 18 Nuevo León 19 Oaxaca 20 Puebla 21 Querétaro 22 Quintana Roo 23 San Luis Potosí 24 Sinaloa 25 Sonora 26 Tabasco 27 Tamaulipas 28 Tlaxcala 29 Veracruz 30 Yucatán 31 ZacatecasAguascalientes[edit] Under Article 106 of the Municipal Law of the State of Aguascalientes,[1] the st
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Convent
A convent is either a community of priests, religious brothers, religious sisters, or nuns; or the building used by the community, particularly in the Roman Catholic Church
Roman Catholic Church
and in the Anglican Communion.Contents1 Etymology and usage 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksEtymology and usage[edit] The term derives via Old French from Latin conventus, perfect participle of the verb convenio, meaning to convene, to come together. The original reference was to the gathering of mendicants who spent much of their time travelling. Technically, a "monastery" or "nunnery" is a community of monastics, whereas a "friary" or "convent" is a community of mendicants, and a "canonry" a community of canons regular
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Tenochtitlan
Tenochtitlan
Tenochtitlan
(Spanish: Tenochtitlan, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmexiko tenotʃˈtitlan] ( listen)), originally known as México-Tenochtitlán (Classical Nahuatl: Mēxihco-Tenōchtitlan [meːˈʃíʔ.ko te.noːt͡ʃ.ˈtí.t͡ɬan]), was a large Mexica
Mexica
city-state in what is now the center of Mexico City. Founded on June 20, 1325, the city was built on an island in what was then Lake Texcoco
Lake Texcoco
in the Valley of Mexico. The city was the capital of the expanding Aztec Empire
Aztec Empire
in the 15th century[1] until it was captured by the Spanish in 1521. At its peak, it was the largest city in the Pre-Columbian
Pre-Columbian
Americas. It subsequently became a cabecera of the Viceroyalty of New Spain
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Hernán Cortés
Hernán Cortés
Hernán Cortés
de Monroy y Pizarro Altamirano, Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca
Oaxaca
(Spanish pronunciation: [erˈnaŋ korˈtes ðe monˈroj i piˈθaro]; 1485 – December 2, 1547) was a Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire
Aztec Empire
and brought large portions of what is now mainland Mexico
Mexico
under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th century. Cortés was part of the generation of Spanish colonizers who began the first phase of the Spanish colonization of the Americas. Born in Medellín, Spain, to a family of lesser nobility, Cortés chose to pursue adventure and riches in the New World. He went to Hispaniola
Hispaniola
and later to Cuba, where he received an encomienda (the right to the labor of certain subjects)
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Conquistador
Conquistadors /kɒŋˈkɪstəˌdɔːrz/ (from Portuguese or Spanish conquistadores "conquerors"; Spanish pronunciation: [koŋkistaˈðoɾes], Portuguese pronunciation: [kũkiʃtɐˈdoɾis], [kõkiʃtɐˈðoɾɨʃ]) is a term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of the Spanish Empire or the Portuguese Empire
Portuguese Empire
in a general sense.[1][2] During the Age of Discovery, conquistadors sailed beyond Europe to the Americas, Oceania, Africa and Asia, conquering territory and opening trade routes
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