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week 4 day 1_1 - Recap Spanish colonization/expansion •...

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Unformatted text preview: Recap: Spanish colonization/expansion • Repartamiento was forced/draft labor. – In Mexico/Chile it recruited Natives to work the mines or make goods for resale – In Florida, it was primarily to build and uphold the infrastructure (houses, roads, ranches) – 1672-1687, Timucua, Apalache, etc., built Fort San Marcos and other St. Augustine works – Exploitative, compulsory, caused resentment • There were restrictions, but on the frontier, • Sabana system was agriculture/hierarchy • Exploited pre-existing political structure • Smaller tribes within Apalache chiefdom paid leaders in tribute. Spanish simply added a layer of tribute, skimmed some off the top • Good for Apalache because it strengthened their position—gave Results Depopulation: – Overworking + cyclical epidemics (1595, 1613-1617, 1650s. By 1657 only 2,000 of 200,000 remained) weaken populations • Rebellion: – Social pressure from friars – As fewer people have to do more, they begin to rebel – Guale: 1597, 1645, 1680s; Timucua and Apalache: 1565; Apalache: 1647; Apalachicola: 1675, 1681 • Why would powerful Timucua/Apalache want to allow Spanish? – Power relations/Protection?...
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