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Unformatted text preview: • Was not a good administrator • 3 rd voyage was much less successful, eventually was sent back in chains as a prisoner • Took a fourth trip with only four ships, not very successful 1. Genoa 2. Portugal 3. Spain • Balboa, first to see the other side of Pacific • Cortez is NOT popular in Mexico • Viewed as a nasty, vicious man. • Conquistadors were greedy, but there was an idealism mixed in. • They “really had the best culture, and were doing everyone else a favor” attitude • Aztecs (politically correct “Mexica”) 1325 AD • Developed calendar stone, weaving and metalwork, military, social hierarchy, etc •...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course HIST 2111 taught by Professor Hild during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Spring '08