Presentation on theme: "51. Emiliano Zapata led the “Zapatistas” in the Mexican Civil war. He led the people from the south against Porfiro Diaz. He spoke Spanish and Nahuatl.."— Presentation transcript:
51. Emiliano Zapata led the “Zapatistas” in the Mexican Civil war. He led the people from the south against Porfiro Diaz. He spoke Spanish and Nahuatl..
52. Pablo Picasso painted the horrors of the Spanish Civil War in a painting called “Guernica”.
53. Benito Juarez was the only full blooded “native Indian” to rule Mexico. He was president for five terms in the years 1858 to 1872..
54. Charles Darwin 1809 – 1882 was a very important scientist who did studies on the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)..
55.Ellen Ochoa was the first female Hispanic astronaut. Space missions in 1993.1994.1999.2002 Born in California
56. Sammy Sosa, a famous baseball player, was born in the Dominican Republic in 1968..
57.Pablo Casals 1876-1973 was a Spanish musician (Catalan) who was a virtuoso playing the cello. He played at the White House for President Theodore Roosevelt..
58. The Pacific Ocean was “discovered” in the New World by Franco Núñez de Balboa. (The native people who lived by the ocean knew it was there the whole time).
59. Don Quijote and Sancho Panza are fictional characters created by Miguel de Cervantes. They made their home in La Mancha.