Essays Tagged: "1492"

The Commercial Revolution. On colonization by the Europeans.

rpose was to benefit the mother country, shaped Europe duringthroughout the revolution. From 1492 to 1870 a new gold-salt and silk trade were established, creating aninternational economy. Most ...

(2 pages) 138 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Both the Mexican War and the Spanish American War were a direct result in the abusive ways of superior power and influence.

Polk, America adopted an aggressive expansion policy that often ignored many inferior countries. In 1492, it was Spain whom sailed across the Ocean and colonized the Amerindian nations of the Western ...

(3 pages) 255 2 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

This is a creative writing text about what I would be doing if the year were 1492. I had to finish the sentence, "It is the year 1492, and I..."

It is the year 1492, and I am on the high seas with my loyal crew, searching for the alternate water route to China ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Native American Prejudice

pread throughout the continents of North and South America. Since the arrival of theEuropeans in 1492 the American Indian has been dehumanized, decivilized and redefinedinto terms that represent ...

(4 pages) 226 0 2.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Opressed. Speaks of Dr. Howard Zinn's " A People's History of the United States"

the enslaved, theoppressed, and the led. Like any American History book covering the timeperiod of 1492 until the early 1760's, A People's History tells thestory of the "discovery" of America, early ... when ChristopherColumbus's Niña, Pinta, and Santa Maria landed in the Bahamas on October12, 1492. It was there that Europeans and Native Americans first cameinto contact; the Arawak natives ca ...

(8 pages) 176 2 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Marranos, a Lost People. Origin and believes

explain these secret people, one must first receive a lesson in World History. We will begin in the 1492.In school, we are brainwashed to connect the year 1492 with the year that Columbus discovered t ... ect the year 1492 with the year that Columbus discovered the New World. Yet, if we look at the year 1492, there are other occurrences which are noteworthy. For instance, in the year 1492, Spain, the c ...

(10 pages) 63 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Christopher Columbus - Hero or Villian? Short essay

governorship over the new-found lands, and the new title "Admiral of the Ocean Sea." On October 12, 1492 land was sighted. The first man who had sighted land was supposed to receive ten thousand marav ...

(3 pages) 192 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Global social change

the sixteenth century, SPAIN ruled as a great power among other nations. Its empire began when, in 1492, Spain financed Columbus's expeditions and explorations to conquer territory in the New World. ...

(7 pages) 174 0 3.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Christopher Columbus' voyage to America.

ta and Santa Maria, with Christopher Columbus in head, sailed from Palos de laFrontera on August 3, 1492, to find a new world.The first two weeks of our trip passed perfectly. The weather was fine and ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The European impact on North America which occured begining in 1492. Written from the view that Europe influenced North America in a positive way.

uration of our lives (very similar to public schools).First making contact with Native Americans in 1492, Christopher Columbus had no idea he had discovered the Americas. After this first contact, mor ...

(2 pages) 105 2 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Marco Polo's Influence on Christopher Columbus...

u and Cathay, flawed though they were, created a strong motivation for Columbus. In the 12th of May 1492, Christopher Columbus, accompanied by the writings of Marco Polo, sets sail to change history f ... hocked at the incredibly civilized qualities of the Mongols they previously considered barbaric. In 1492, after six years of tenacious persuasion, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain finally ac ...

(9 pages) 99 1 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is an analytical paper based on the book "The American Halocaust" that analyzes the brutality forced against the Indians.

think of him if years from then one were to discover he was just as bad as Hitler if not worse? In 1492, a Holocaust began against the Natives of the Americas we know today. It was led by none other ... ir deaths were unjustified. On the island of Hispaniola alone, inhabited by Christopher Columbus in 1492, a population of approximately 8 million people dropped to about a third of that by 1496, only ...

(3 pages) 58 1 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What were the motives for European exploration in the 15th and 16th centuries? Which one was the most important?

ed to focus on the Muslims in Spain (finally thrown out of Granada by the Spanish Catholic Kings in 1492, that year marking the end of the Reconquista), as well as on the different tribes in Africa an ...

(2 pages) 111 2 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The United States of America.

ng Strait some 25,000 years ago. After the explorer Christopher Columbus came upon the New World in 1492, Spanish, French, and British explorers and colonists arrived. In 1565, the Spaniards establish ...

(6 pages) 248 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Common question about Early American History.

Chapter One1. What developments in Europe created an interest in exploration by 1492?By 1492, advances in navigation and naval architecture created an interest in exploration. The ... horizon and the meridian. The advancement of ship design also created an interest in navigation by 1492. A method, called "tacking", enabled the vessel to sail against the wind, making ships more man ...

(24 pages) 354 1 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The the denial of the 'american dream' that was set upon slaves.

ieving, or, it may imply that something is only a dream, something that is impossible to achieve.In 1492 Christopher Columbus landed in the Americas. Along with him he brought slaves from Africa to se ...

(3 pages) 52 2 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

This essay explains the motives for Spain, France, and England exploring and expanding to the New World.

ide of the Atlantic was like exploring an entire different world, hence the name- the New World. In 1492, Christopher Columbus unknowingly discovered the new continent. His original motives for explor ...

(3 pages) 125 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Short assignment on Lorenzo De Medici.

Lorenzo de MediciRuler of Florence and Art Patron1449 - 1492Whoever wants to be happy, let him be so:about tomorrow there's no knowing.--Lorenzo The Magnifi ... ould return to its home-town.Quick Facts:Lorenzo died peacefully during the night of April 8 and 9, 1492 in the Villa of Careggi.Lorenzo was a great ruler of Florence and art patron from 1449 until hi ... Villa of Careggi.Lorenzo was a great ruler of Florence and art patron from 1449 until his death in 1492.Lorenzo the Magnificent once said:"Whoever wants to be happy, let him be so: about tomorrow the ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Conquestador invasion on the Aztec empire in Mexico and how it affected both the europeans and the Aztecs.

ver new land was the downfall of many native colonies but an uprising to the European society.Until 1492 the people in the western and eastern hemisphere had very few encounters. European mariner voya ... h, and conversion to Christianity. Diseases caused the Taino population to drop from six million in 1492 to a few thousand in the 1540s (Bentley 670). Deposits of gold in the Caribbean were slim, Span ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Gambling Should be Legalized.

ng an advantage or a benefit. Gambling has been around for centuries and has been dated way back to 1492. People have been gambling in America ever since America was found. There are numerous undergro ...

(6 pages) 173 0 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law