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  • centers
  • In the decade following the foundation of the new city, friars of the Dominican, Franciscan, and Mercedarian or-ders established houses in the capital and Doc-trinas (centers for evangelization) elsewhere in the province. (penn.museum)
  • Zona Colonial
  • Alternatively, go up to the second floor at the Arrivals (at the very end), where a minivan will accommodate up to 8 passengers for a ride (70 pesos or ~ 2 USD, 1/2 hour) to the Zona Colonial (only). (wikitravel.org)
  • To the west of the Zona Colonial lies Gazcue, one of the city's oldest neighborhoods, filled with old Victorian houses and tree-lined streets. (wikitravel.org)
  • 1820s
  • Jesuits were the leaders in mission work in the colonial period, which last till the 1820s. (ewtn.com)
  • The 16th and 17th centuries saw intense missionary activity, deteriorating somewhat toward the end of the colonial period, in the 1820s. (ewtn.com)
  • Matthew Brown and Gabriel Paquette's Connections after Colonialism, as stated in the excellent introduction, aims to test the limitations of, as well as open new possibilities within, the Atlantic History and Age of Revolutions paradigms through highlighting the continued yet readjusted relationships between Europe and Latin America in the 1820s. (history.ac.uk)
  • Brown and Paquette and their collaborators achieve this through a detailed analysis of the political changes in Europe and Latin America in the understudied yet pivotal decade of the 1820s. (history.ac.uk)
  • Rather than seeing the 1820s as a moment in which nations of Europe and Latin America took divergent paths, the studies collected in this volume shine a light on continued but changed relationships between Europe and Latin America and the mutual influence in terms of political ideas, constitutionalism, trade and culture. (history.ac.uk)
  • As a result, migration between the two nations continued, too - and not just from Haiti to the U.S. In the 1820s, some 13,000 African-Americans sought refuge in Haiti , seeking freedom from slavery, anti-black violence and lack of economic opportunity in the U.S. (theconversation.com)
  • Lima
  • There are also many markets in Lima, possibly the best being in the central district. (tucantravel.com)
  • From Munich via Madrid we took an Iberia flight to Peru's capital Lima (about 7 million inhabitatants). (phasmatodea.com)
  • The historic colonial centre of Lima with it's beautiful colonial palaces, cathedrals and the governemental palace was declared a world heritage by the UNESCO. (phasmatodea.com)
  • The spare time we used for sightseeing and visited the colonial centre of Lima, several cathedrals and museums like the Museo Nacional de Arqueologia y Antropologia which provides a good survey of the many old Peruvian cultures and Spanish colonial era. (phasmatodea.com)
  • Highlands
  • Sites dating back to 6500 BC have been found in Quiché in the Central Highlands and Sipacate, Escuintla on the central Pacific coast . (wikitravel.org)
  • The Mayan population, composed of several distinct groups, such as the Quiche, Kakchiquel and Mam in the Western Highlands, still proudly cling to their ancient culture and traditions, for many Spanish is a second language to be learned in primary school. (hospitalityclub.org)
  • region
  • It was the administrative capital of the Western Highland region in the Spanish Colonial period. (wikitravel.org)
  • The Mayan civilization flourished throughout much of Guatemala and the surrounding region long before the Spanish arrived. (compassion.com)
  • Nowadays, it remains one of the most populous cities in the Central America-Caribbean area, and the main economic and commercial center of this region. (wikitravel.org)
  • With an area of 1 285 216 square kilometres Peru is the after Brazil and Argentinia the third largest of the South American countries and can geographically be divided into three major regions: the 2300 km long coast (Costa), the central mountainous region (Sierra) and the tropical lowland of the Amazone (Oriente). (phasmatodea.com)
  • continent
  • The Colonial Museum, located in a building which at one time housed the third university founded on the American continent, is well worth visiting for its vast collection of colonial art. (hospitalityclub.org)
  • The South American continent stretches from about 10 ° above the equator to almost 60 ° below it, encompassing an area of 6,880,706 sq mi (17,821,028 sq km). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Puerto Rico
  • Puerto Rico US commonwealth, smallest of the Greater Antilles, SE of the southern coast of Florida: capital, San Juan. (ewtn.com)
  • Its last holdings were the islands of Cuba , Puerto Rico , Guam , and the Philippines, which were ceded to the United States after Spain lost the Spanish-American War (1898). (encyclopedia.com)
  • revolutions
  • In doing so the editors are building on previous work that opens up new debates and tests received ideas and chronologies relating to the history of the Atlantic world and the Age of Revolutions and more specifically the place of Southern Europe and Latin America within those paradigms. (history.ac.uk)
  • towns
  • We visit the colonial towns of Leon and Granada, the volcanic island of Ometepe and the Selva Negra Cloudforest. (explore.co.uk)
  • There appeared subsequently other large capital towns and cities in neighbouring regions that also displayed a similar Olmec art style. (britannica.com)
  • The confinement of the trade to Seville was early felt to be detrimental to the colonists, and the representatives of the towns in Española vainly petitioned in 1508 that the trade might be thrown open to the other Spanish ports. (uchicago.edu)
  • museums
  • The group, which was founded in 1983 and has chapters in North America and Europe, supports the preservation and conservation of the museums' vast collections. (osv.com)
  • Maya
  • Originally, this name had been associated with the Kaqchikel Maya capital Iximche but after the Kaqchikel rebelled against the Spanish, the capital was refounded near the Volcán de Agua in what is today Ciudad Vieja. (wikitravel.org)
  • When Pedro de Alvarado invaded Guatemala in 1524-1525, he established his first capital at Iximche, the Maya Cakchiquel Indian political-religious center near present-day Tecpan. (penn.museum)
  • Population
  • It has a territory of about 42,000 square miles (slightly smaller than the US State of Tennessee) and a population of about 11 million people, the majority of which are Mestizo (Amerindian or mixed Amerindian-Spanish). (hospitalityclub.org)
  • architecture
  • The remnants of its Spanish colonial architecture have been preserved and declared a world monument and heritage site by UNESCO. (compassion.com)
  • Its Spanish-influenced architecture and bohemianism were an inspiration for the illustrious author Cesar Vallejo, and it continues to keep traditions alive by hosting prestigious events such as the month-long Marinera Dance Festival. (vacationpromocode.org)
  • Ethnic
  • Until after the American Revolution, maps described locations of specifically named ethnic groups within the geographical regions denote as "Creek. (accessgenealogy.com)
  • second
  • Afterward the sovereign state of Haiti was established on 1 January 1804-the first independent nation of Latin America and the Caribbean , the second republic in the Americas, and the only nation in the world established as a result of a successful slave revolt . (howlingpixel.com)
  • villages
  • The leaders of the Spanish forces of occupation sometimes installed themselves in almost feudal splendor based on the encomienda system of tribute (in precious metal) levied on the local villages. (encyclopedia.com)