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Which conquistadors traveled through present-day Mexico?

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  • Coronado. Conquistador traveled the longest distance on land – farthest north.
  • De Soto. Conquistador crossed Mississippi River.
  • Pounce de Leon. Conquistador started his exploration in Puerto Rico.
  • De Soto & Coronado. Conquistadors reached the Arkansas River.
  • Cortes & Coronado.

Who were the Spanish Conquistadors who conquered present-day Mexico and present-day Peru?

The two most famous conquistadors were Hernán Cortés who conquered the Aztec Empire and Francisco Pizarro who led the conquest of the Incan Empire. They were second cousins born in Extremadura, where many of the Spanish conquerors were born.

Who came to the New World with the conquistadors?

Conquistadors were men from Spain and Portugal who travelled to the New World in order to conquer the people and land in this new part of the world. They founded many of the cities tow exist in Latin America.

How much of the population of Mexico is Catholic?

80%

What do the Catholic believe?

Catholics are, first and foremost, Christians who believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. The existence of the Holy Trinity — one God in three persons. Catholics embrace the belief that God, the one Supreme Being, is made up of three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.

What was the Calles law in Mexico?

The Calles Law (Spanish: Ley Calles), or Law for Reforming the Penal Code (ley de tolerancia de cultos, “law of tolerance of sects”), was a statute enacted in Mexico in 1926, under the presidency of Plutarco Elías Calles, to enforce the restrictions against the Catholic Church in Article 130 of the Mexican Constitution …

What did the Cristeros do?

Agraristas were peasants who partook in the government land reform programs. Upon receiving land from the government they were called up as militia, and their service would act as payment for their new land. On the other side, a cristero was a religious peasant whose way of life was interwoven with the Catholic Church.

Who led the Cristeros?

Enrique Gorostieta Velarde

When was Calles president Mexico?

December 1, 1924 – Nove

Who was Jefe Maximo?

Plutarco Elías Calles, called the jefe máximo. He was seen as the de facto leader of Mexico during the Maximato.

What did Lazaro Cardenas do?

He is best known for nationalization of the oil industry in 1938 and the creation of Pemex, the government oil company. He also revived agrarian reform in Mexico, expropriating large landed estates and distributing land to small holders in collective holdings (ejidos).

Who was the first president of Mexico?

Manuel Félix Fernández

Who was the youngest president in Mexico?

The youngest president was the first, Guadalupe Victoria, who took office at the age of 38 years and 11 days. The oldest president to assume office was Juan Álvarez, who took office at the age of 65 years and 250 days.

Where is Enrique Pena Nieto living now?

Enrique Peña Nieto

Enrique Peña Nieto OMRI CYC GCB
Children Paulina Peña Alejandro Peña Nicole Peña Diego Peña
Parents Gilberto Enrique Peña del Mazo María Socorro Nieto Sánchez
Residence Mexico City, Mexico
Education Panamerican University (BA) Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (MBA)