Unformatted text preview: Spain) – Catholic Church as co-ruler / mediator / in social fabric Hierarchy based on color/heritage but somewhat fluid – Hierarchy based on color/heritage – but somewhat fluid after religious conversion – • • Indians did not do slavery well. Christians couldn’t be enslaved. • Africans brought for labor intensive tasks / cash crops • Purposeful intensive farming for money economy – – Sugar islands provide the most money – rest of America for support – Europeans- bananas, sugar, cattle, pigs, sheep and the horse Unit 1– Lecture One Hollinger 1301 Hybrid 7 – Americans - maize (corn), squash, pumpkins, potatoes, tomatoes, peppers...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2008 for the course HISTORY 1301 taught by Professor Hollinger during the Fall '08 term at Tarrant County.
- Fall '08
- US History