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Unformatted text preview: • Athualpa chief used/betrayed-murdered • Disease g Hidalgos (like knights) • Came for land, gold, glory, spread Catholicism • Encomiendas g Silver (mainly) and Gold prospects real g Gold also fictional: • El Dorado, Cibola (De Soto, Coronado) Columbian exchange g Spanish brought • animals and foods (horses, cattle, sheep, chickens, hogs, citrus, wheat, barley, sugar cane, lettuce) g New World foods • (maize, beans, squash, potatoes, pumpkins, peppers, vanilla, chocolate) g Disease • Old to New: smallpox, measles, flu, black death, TB, typhoid • New to Old: VD, Syphilis Right to claim New World? g English, French, Dutch: • Claimed natives had not “used” the land and so no claim to it/ Savage/ no notion of “freedom” g European “freedom”: personal independence and ownership of private property g Spanish: • Claimed title by conquest and Papal authority...
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