History 2111

History 2111 - Question 1 1. Spanish a. Explored for gold...

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Question 1 1. Spanish a. Explored for gold b. Colonized to protect the treasure fleets between America and Europe, to protect the silver mines in Mexico, and to convert Indians to Christianity c. Colonies: Spanish Florida- a missionary outpost and expanded cattle ranching i. Brought disease for the native Americans native Americans forced to convert d. New Mexico- introduced new crops and plant new fruits i. Used the Native American as a source of labor and Indians were forced to convert to Christianity and disease wiped out the Indians e. Military outpost 2. French a. Searched for a northwest passage whish is a seaway that connects the Atlantic to the pacific in order to find a way to china b. Traded things such as metal goods for furs with the Indians c. Colonies (ex. New France)- had very few settlers and had close ties with the Indian tribes i. Tried to convert the Indians to roman Catholicism ii. Battled with the Iroquois iii. Brought disease to the Indians especially those of the Iroquois nations
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2011 for the course HIST 2111 taught by Professor Winship during the Fall '08 term at UGA.

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History 2111 - Question 1 1. Spanish a. Explored for gold...

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