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The Atlantic World 1492 - 1800. Ch 20.1 Spanish Conquests in the Americas. Columbus Opens the Atlantic 1492 - 1503. Began the European conquest of the Americas beginning of globalization By end of his 4 journeys, Spain had colonized much of the Caribbean. Other Explorers take to the Seas.

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the atlantic world 1492 1800

The Atlantic World1492 - 1800

Ch 20.1

Spanish Conquests in the Americas

columbus opens the atlantic 1492 1503
Columbus Opens the Atlantic1492 - 1503
  • Began the European conquest of the Americas
    • beginning of globalization
  • By end of his 4 journeys, Spain had colonized much of the Caribbean
other explorers take to the seas
Other Explorers take to the Seas
  • 1500: Pedro Cabral claims Brazil for Portugal
  • 1501: Amerigo Vespucci discovers that the land is a “New World”
the conquistadors
The Conquistadors
  • Spanish explorers who claimed much of the Americas for Spain
  • Destroyed the native civilizations of Central & South America
hern n cort s conquers the mighty aztec empire 1521
Hernán Cortés Conquers the Mighty Aztec Empire (1521)
  • Used guns, horses, & local enemies to conquer a larger force.
  • King Moctezuma II was killed & Tenochtitlan destroyed
francisco pizarro conquers the inca of peru 1532
Francisco Pizarro Conquers the Inca of Peru (1532)
  • Captured their king Atahualpa & then the capital of Cuzco.
european diseases eradicate the native populations
European Diseases Eradicate the Native Populations
  • Without natural immunities, Native Americans died from Smallpox, Measles, & Typhus by the millions.
  • Native population may have declined by 90% between 1500 & 1800.
spanish kill millions through war slavery
Spanish kill millions through War & Slavery
  • Encomienda: System of forced labor
  • Conditions led to many deaths
  • Revolts were common, but unsuccessful
bartolom de las casas
Bartolomé de las Casas
  • Jesuit priest who wrote of the destruction of the West Indies
effect of spanish conquest
Effect of Spanish Conquest
  • Native population declined
  • Large Mestizo population
    • mixed Spanish & Native American
  • Spain became too wealthy
  • Other Europeans became interested in American colonization
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