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7/16/2007 1325 aztec city Lake techicoco On island water area used boats to travel like italy Center – temple/priest location 1521 – towns of villages on water leading to mexico – astounding Enchanting vision – dream like Conquest of new spain 1521 – Spanish conquistadors 200,000 people Bernad Diaz Natural resources and consumables goods Gold, silver, copper, iron, lead, natural elements Sugar, coffee, coca, mahogany, cotton, Potato, maize, hemp for rope and clothing, tobacco, opium – used as a drug/medication Gold ships Goblet – coco in it for priests Transoceanic commerce and empire building Expansion – migration of people/commerce Players – merchants, planters, and imperial elites Exchange – plants, animals, microorganisms Old world diseases Destruction of Amerindians Creating a vacuum- shifted in used Indian labor to no longer used native Americans to Africa slaves – 1500s, fill it back with indentured servants/slaves Filled by Europeans and Africans Destruction of indies
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2011 for the course WRT 102 taught by Professor Frost during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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