A study conducted in 1882 that revealed the dramatic ecological loss that colonialism brought to the Caribbean.
Written by William of Orange to support his anti-Catholicism campaign in Holland.
A pamphlet written by De Las Casas that explained Spanish treatment of the Indians in graphic detail.
A book written by Pizarro recounting his successes in Peru.
Was worse than British American slavery.
Was meant to Christianize the Natives.
Protected the natives from abuse by Conquistadors.
Was established after the world-wide translation of the "Brief account of the Destruction of the Indies"
Encouraged all Spanish citizens to immigrate to the Americas.
Recreated many aspects of Spanish society in the Americas.
Sent many "wife-ships" to encourage white-white marriage.
Allowed Peninsular woman to work as shopkeepers and farmers.
Came to make up the largest segment of the population.
Were officially illegal but generally tolerated.
Were considered to be at the top of the social hierarchy.
Were usually sold into slavery.
Spanish gold and silver mines were enormously productive.
Spanish colonies would form one of the largest empires in the history of the world.
The catholic Church was interested in spreading Christianity to Mexico.
The first Spanish settlers were mostly interested in farming.
Vast road system.
Conquered in part because it was going through a civil war.
Conquered states were allowed to maintain a perpetual state of war with the capitol.
None of the above
Six times that in circulation at the time.
Ten times as much as the rest of the world put together.
Twice that mined by Mansa Musa in the ancient kingdom of Mali
Less than those of the British colonial empire.
Easier, because the Spaniards were able to negotiate with their leaders and get them to submit as a group.
Easier, because they were attached to the region and unlikely to flee the Spaniards took control.
Harder, because although their technology was not as advanced as the Europeans' it was still above stone age level.
Harder, because these empires had large populations and could better withstand military casualties.
Hated the Aztecs so much the helped the Spanish.
Were nomadic Indians who were never conquered by the Spanish.
Were the first native group to come in contact with Columbus on their island of Hispaniola, modern day Cuba
Were the Peruvian brothers who fought for the Inca crown.
Council of the Indies
Discovery of sugar cane plantations in the Brazilian interior by the Portuguese
The lack of Indian civilizations encountered by the Portuguese.
The use of title and nobility among the Portuguese conquistadors.
The methods used for electing town officials.
Mining gold and silver from the mines at Minas Gerais
Trading with the indigenous people to bolster local economies.
Receiving tribute from the nobles.