Unformatted text preview: tricked and killed conquistador Pedro de Valdivia in an act of rebellion. The Spanish also had to face resistance and rebellion from indigenous peoples, for example, the neo-Incas, which were conquered Incas who rebelled from domination of Spanish rule. Some groups of indigenous peoples, such as the Humanga recognized the strength of the invading Spanish and aligned with them, calling themselves “friends of the Spanish” (Stern, 30). Another way the indigenous people adapted to the Spanish presence was by rebelling. The most successful rebellious force in the Andres was the Araucanians. “Araucanian opposition to Spanish intrusion was not confined to the field of battle. At all times they waged psychological warfare with consummate skill” (Padden, 84). In this way, the indigenous cultures adapted and survived Spanish conquest....
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- Spring '08
- Inca Empire, Indigenous peoples of the Americas