Spanish explorations
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 10

Spanish Explorations PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 57 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Spanish Explorations. Unification of Spain. Initially several states Mostly Muslim Ferdinand and Isabel’s marriage Defeated Muslim leader, Abu-al- Hasan Unite various states into Spain. Catholic Spain. Spanish Inquisition Converso (conversions) or expellsiun. Ambitions to Go Abroad.

Download Presentation

Spanish Explorations

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Spanish explorations

Spanish Explorations


Unification of spain

Unification of Spain

  • Initially several states

  • Mostly Muslim

  • Ferdinand and Isabel’s marriage

  • Defeated Muslim leader, Abu-al-Hasan

  • Unite various states into Spain


Catholic spain

Catholic Spain

  • Spanish Inquisition

  • Converso (conversions) or expellsiun


Ambitions to go abroad

Ambitions to Go Abroad

  • Severed relations with Ottoman Empire

  • Portugal found route around Africa

  • Decided not to go northward

  • Only other option: Westward across the Atlantic Ocean


Christopher columbus

Christopher Columbus

  • Conflicting reports

  • Based research off of Marco Polo

  • Miscalculated circumference of the Earth

  • Quest for a donor


Columbus voyages

Columbus’ Voyages

  • 1492

  • 1493

  • 1498

  • 1502


Spain and portugal

Spain and Portugal

  • Rivalries

  • Pope Alexander VI

  • Treaty of Tordesilla(1449)


Conquest of the aztecs

Conquest of the Aztecs

  • Cortes arrives in 1519

  • Initially amicable relationship

  • Kills off huge percentage of Aztec population

  • Disrupted Aztec tribute system


Conquest of the incas

Conquest of the Incas

  • 1533, first encounter

  • Emperor Arahaulpa

  • Conquistador Francisco Pizarro

  • Disease decimates Inca civilization


  • Login