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Lecture Outlines - LATIN AMERICA STEREOTYPES AND REALITIES I I COURSE THEMES A B C D International relations and dependency Tension and instability

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LATIN AMERICA: STEREOTYPES AND REALITIES I I. COURSE THEMES A. International relations and dependency B. Tension and instability C. Innovation D. Transformation II. STEREOTYPICAL VIEWS OF LATIN AMERICA A. Similarity vs. diversity of Latin America B. Country Profiles (World Press Review: www.worldpress.org/ ) III. DEFINITIONS OF GEOGRAPHICAL TERMS A. Latin America B. South America C. Central America D. Middle America (Mesoamerica) E. Caribbean IV. PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE A. Great variation B. Mountains C. Major river systems D. Chile as representative of diversity
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LATIN AMERICA: STEREOTYPES AND REALITIES II V. LANGUAGE A. European B. Indigenous 1. Mesoamerica: Nahuatl and Maya 2. Andean highlands: Quechua and Aymara VI. POPULATION A. Size and distribution B. Ethnic composition 1. Native Americans (20%) 2. African (10%) 3. European (30%) 4. Mestizo (40%) VII. OTHER FEATURES A. Urbanization B. Labor C. Per capita income
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LATIN AMERICA’S DIVERSE ROOTS EUROPEAN ORIGINS I. FORMATIVE EVENTS IN IBERIA A. Reconquest ( Reconquista ) B. Reign of Ferdinand (1474-1516) and Isabella (1474-1504) II. OVERVIEW OF RECONQUEST A. Invasion in 711 B. Reconquest end in 1492 III. LEGACY OF RECONQUEST: IMPACT ON LATIN AMERICA A. Reconquest tradition B. Formation of values and attitudes IV. OBJECTIVES OF FERDINAND AND ISABELLA (“THE CATHOLIC KINGS”) A. Reduce power of nobility and church B. Foster religious uniformity V. EFFECT OF RECONQUEST AND FERDINAND AND ISABELLA: SUMMARY Iberia Reconquest Reconquista Ferdinand of Aragon (1474-1516) Isabella of Castile (1474-1504) Cordoba Portugal “Catholic Kings” Aragon Castile Granada patronato real Inquisition conversos
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LATIN AMERICA’S DIVERSE ROOTS NATIVE AMERICAN ORIGINS I. CLASSIFICATION OF INDIGENOUS SOCIETIES A. Sedentary 1. highland empires (Aztecs, Incas) B. Semi-sedentary 1. eastern Western Hemisphere C. Non-sedentary (nomadic) 1. deserts and rain forests II. EXPLANATORY CLASSIFICATION SCHEME A. Explains European activities in Western Hemisphere III. KEY FEATURES OF AZTEC AND INCA EMPIRES A. Political B. Social Organization C. Religion Aztecs Incas Tupi Tenochtitlán Cuzco Quechua mita Huitzilopochtli Moctezuma II
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LATIN AMERICA’S DIVERSE ROOTS AFRICAN ORIGINS I. KEY ASPECTS OF WEST COAST AFRICAN CIVILIZATIONS A. Population B. Kingdoms C. Common cultural traditions II. DISUNITY A. Implications for Africans and Native Americans Kingdom of Benin Kingdom of the Kongo
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ENCOUNTER I. PORTUGUESE OVERSEAS EXPANSION IN 15TH CENTURY A. Expansion and trade along West African coast II. SPANISH OVERSEAS EXPANSION IN 15TH AND 16TH CENTURIES A. Columbus B. Treaty of Tordesillas C. Conclusion of Era of Expansion D. Caribbean Settlement (1492-1519) E. Spanish-Indian Relations in the Caribbean Pedro Cabral feitorias Christopher Columbus (?-1506) San Salvador Hispaniola Treaty of Tordesillas Ferdinand Magellan Bartolomé de las Casas
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CONQUEST I. COURSE OF SPANISH CONQUEST (1519-1550) A. Patterns and directions B. Conquest of Mexico (1519-21)
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Lecture Outlines - LATIN AMERICA STEREOTYPES AND REALITIES I I COURSE THEMES A B C D International relations and dependency Tension and instability

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