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Unformatted text preview: Mexico Mexico Post Conquest Mexico Program of HispaniFcation a. To a Spaniard, civilization is in the city. The most important people live closest to the city centerthe plaza (in Mexico called the zocalo ). The wealth is in the countryside. Agriculture Minerals Land comes by grants from the Spanish crown. Labor comes from indigenous peoples via encomiendas . Post Conquest Mexico Program of HispaniFcation b. Being Catholic is a crucial part of being Spanish. 1. Mission work by various orders: 2. Education was in the hands of the Church Dominicans ranciscans Augustinians Jesuits 3. Christianization was part of the encomienda. 4. Conversion was part of subsequent conquest the requirimiento . Post Conquest Mexico b. Being Catholic is a crucial part of being Spanish. 2. The Virgin of Guadalupe (1531) legitimates indigenous Catholicism. A new indigenous convert, Juan Diego, had an apparition of the Virgin Mary, on the hill of Tepeyac where an Aztec goddess was venerated....
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2009 for the course LING 155AC taught by Professor Rhodes during the Fall '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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