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By David E. Shi, George Brown Tindall

ISBN-10: 0393903613

ISBN-13: 9780393903614

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ISBN-13: 9780393912623

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The Spanish Empire • 33 Not all Spanish officials forced conversion on the Indians. In 1514, Bartolomé de Las Casas, a Catholic priest in Cuba, renounced the practice of coercive conversions and spent the next twenty years advocating better treatment for indigenous people. But his courageous efforts made little headway against the process of forced evangelization. ” During the sixteenth century, Spanish America gradually developed into a settled society. The conquistadores were succeeded by a second generation of bureaucrats, and the encomienda gave way to the hacienda (a great farm or ranch) as the claim to land became a more important source of wealth than the Spanish claim to labor.

Their dramatic accounts of the global voyage quickened Spanish interest in global exploration. T H E S PA N I S H E M P I R E During the sixteenth century, Spain created the world’s most powerful empire. At its height it encompassed much of Europe, most of the Americas, parts of Africa, and various trading outposts in Asia. ” And the benefits of global empire came at the expense of Indians. Heroic Spanish adventurers were also ruthless exploiters. By plundering, conquering, and colonizing the Americas and converting and enslaving its inhabitants, the Spanish planted Christianity in the Western Hemisphere and gained the resources to rule the world.

The Mississippians now Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, disappeared by 1500. and Utah) spawned irrigation- Pre-Columbian Indian Civilizations • 13 Cliff dwellings Ruins of Anasazi cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. based cultures, elements of which exist today and heirs to which (the Hopis, Zunis, and others) still live in the adobe cliff dwellings (called pueblos by the Spanish) erected by their ancestors. D. 500, the indigenous Hohokam people migrated from present-day Mexico into today’s southern Arizona, where they constructed temple mounds similar to those in Mexico.

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