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Conquest of the Americas

Conquest of the Americas

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  1. Conquest of the Americas

  2. Christopher Columbus(31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506)

  3. Columbus’ voyages

  4. Columbus landing in West Indies

  5. Destruction of Indians

  6. Columbus enslaving Indians

  7. People of the Caribbean, 1492

  8. Columbian Exchange

  9. conquistador

  10. encomienda system

  11. European colonization of the Americas

  12. Spanish & Portuguese empires in New World

  13. Hernan Cortes defeats Aztecs (1521)

  14. Hernan Cortes defeats Aztecs (1521) Aztec drawing of Spanish conquest Aztec nobles & priests thrown to the war dogs

  15. Francisco Pizarro conquers Inca (1530s)

  16. Spanish conquest of Maya (1540s)

  17. Spanish advantages arquebuses steel-edged swords pikes crossbows horses mastiffs tactic: divide & conquer

  18. Greatest advantage: microbes

  19. “Black Legend”

  20. Bartolomé de Las Casas

  21. Alternative to subjugation:Christian conversion

  22. New source of labor:Africa