CHAPTER 7 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I reflect upon Chapter 7 of my book reading entitled: “EL NORTE.” I especially became interested within the history of Plaza de Armas located in what was formally the Spanish province of Louisiana. I also found unsettling moments within this chapter, yet to find moment of reflections to connect to the present day, and the importance of the title of a nation as the United States of America.

CHAPTER 6 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I reflect upon Chapter 5 of my reading from the book entitled: “EL NORTE.” I became interested in the act of letter writing, the time-lapse between sending and receiving a letter from coast to coast, the historical Spanish missions in Alto California, the Kings Highway and the Spanish historical territory located in present day Vancouver that was called Nookta Sound.

CHAPTER 5 | SUMMARY.

Within this writing I reflect upon Chapter 5 of my reading from the book entitled: “EL NORTE.” I became interested in the continued explorations and learning of the inherent prominence of Spanish Bernado de Gálvez who was integral to the creation of America.

CHAPTER 4 | SUMMARY.

WIthin this writing I reflect upon Chapter 4 of my reading from the book entitled: “EL NORTE.” I specifically became interested at the making of racial categories within what we know today as America.

ST. AUGUSTINE.

The early expeditions that also involved the struggles between the French and the English were eventually resolved. The Spanish were able to maintain their foot-hold upon the Spanish settlements and forts. ST. Augustine because the main settlement in Florida, USA. Other names of forts include: San Felipe and Santa Elena. I took the time toContinue reading “ST. AUGUSTINE.”

EMERGING VOICES!

Within this writing I reflect upon the recent readings and notes from the book entitled: “EL NORTE,” as related to my previous blog posts and current events, and why I feel that it is necessary to read and learn the American Hispanic / Spanish heritage.

BOOK READING NOTES!

This blog post page is to share and preserve thoughts as I read through the book entitled: “EL NORTE, The Epic and Forgotten Story of North America” (Gibson, 2019).

“EL NORTE”

I am profoundly grateful and thankful that I was able to get a hardcopy edition of Carrie Gibson’s book entitled: “EL NORTE The Epic and Forgotten History of Hispanic North America” (Gibson, 2019). As I have just begun to read the first few pages, I know that this read will be one of great learning,Continue reading ““EL NORTE””

THE AMERICAN INVENTORS!

Have you ever read a book that recommends another book? If you have answered yes, then you must have also picked up the book and read that one too. This is how I felt after I read the book entitled: Happy For No Reason, by Marci Shimnoff. Which actually contains many book recommendations, names ofContinue reading “THE AMERICAN INVENTORS!”