Essays Tagged: "Veracruz"

Uncovering the Mother of American Culture: the Olmecs

gives a graphic introduction to the discovery of the Olmecs:"In 1862 plantation workers in Huaypan, Veracruz, thought they had found a large overturned iron kettle buried in the ground. Believing that ... are located in the three largest Olmec centers, La Venta, Tabasco (38%), San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan, Veracruz (30%), and Laguna de los Cerros, Veracruz (12%).DevelopmentAs the clock tower often defines ...

(4 pages) 101 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Oaxaca, Mexico as it is today.

rgest state which used to be home to the Mixtec and Zapotec civilizations. The states of Puebla and Veracruz lie to the North of Oaxaca. The state of Chiapas lies to the East of Oaxaca. Guerrero is al ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Terrified(Short Story)

(3 pages) 64 1 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Encounters of the Atlantic System

anted to conquer their own land and produce independent Indian populations. The soldiers settled at Veracruz and were avoided by the people of other cities who thought they were more intelligent. It s ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Hernando Cortes: history.

interpreter and advisor.Cortez continued up the coast. On April 21,1519, he landed near the site of Veracruz. There, to prevent all thought of retreat, he burned his ships. Leaving a small force on th ... Soon after Cortez established headquarters in the capital, he learned that the Aztecs had plundered Veracruz. He seized Montezuma and forced him to surrender the attackers. Then he had them executed.M ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Rise And Fall Of The Aztec Empire

as a very forceful nation that was feared by all of their allies. Cortes landed on the main land at Veracruz on April 22, 1519 with Spanish troops on board. Cortes was at once welcomed by the Aztec ki ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Los olmecas

;a recibe este nombre no se limita a la zona costera, también incluye la costa del estado de Veracruz y partes de los estados de Tabasco, Puebla, San Luis Potos, Tamaulipas, Hidalgo y Quer&eacu ... meca. La Cabeza Colosal parte del grupo de varias de ellas que han sido encontradas en San Lorenzo, Veracruz, es una de las mas grandes ya que pesa cerca de 20 toneladas.RELIGIÓNLa ideas religi ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters