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SAQs by PeriodPeriod 11.In your response, be sure to address all parts of the questions you answer. Use complete sentences; an outline or bulleted list alone is not acceptable.Answer (a), (b), and (c). Confine your response to the period from 1500 to 1750.a.Briefly describe ONE specific historical difference between the role of religion in Spanish colonization and in the colonization of New England.Spanish- an excuse to colonize the land. Teach Christianity to the Natives. Priests like De las Casas.English- Wanted to find religious freedom. Wanted to be far from the persecution in England.b.Briefly describe ONE specific historical similarity between the role of religion in Spanishcolonization and in the colonization of New England.For many people, it was the principal reason for colonizing the land.The people in power would usually be involved in the church.c.Briefly explain ONE specific historical effect of religion on the development of society ineither the Spanish colonies or the New England colonies.The differences in religion in the English colonies lead to the distinction between the different colonies.New England- the great awakening changed how people would think.Encomienda system- They didn’t want to enslave the natives so the created the encomienda system. Anne Hutchinson, Roger Williams, Thomas HookerPeople of Power were usually involved in the church.Caste system- The Peninsulares, the natives, and the Africans.2.In your response, be sure to address all parts of the question. Use complete sentences; an outline or bulleted list alone is not acceptable.“Sir, Your Highness [of Portugal] should know how our Kingdom is being lost in so many ways. . . . This is caused by the excessive freedom given by your agents and officials to the men and merchants who are allowed to come to this Kingdom to set up shops with goods and many things which have been prohibited by us, and which they spread throughout our Kingdoms . . . in
such an abundance that many of our vassals, whom we had in obedience, do not comply because they have the things in greater abundance than we ourselves. . . . It is doing a great harm . . . [to] the security and peace of our Kingdoms. . . .“The mentioned merchants are taking every day our natives, sons of the land and the sons of our noblemen and vassals and our relatives, because the thieves and men of bad conscience grab them wishing to have the things and wares of this Kingdom which they are ambitious of; they grab them and get them to be sold; and so great, Sir, is the corruption and licentiousness that our country is being completely depopulated.”Summary: Our kingdom is being lost in many ways. It is being caused by the extreme freedom we have given to men and merchants who have set up shops. The kinds of things we have made illegal. They have spread to be so numerous that our ships no longer follow our orders but the orders of these people. It is doing harm to the safety and peace.