Spanish:LA Rev 10:22 - Spanish/ I , hierarchy o...

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Spanish/Latin American Revolutions I. Sociedad de Castas—caste system, people stuck in a social  hierarchy o Peninsulares: European born, got the best of everything o Creoles: Ben Franklin, new world born to peninsulares,  frustrated bc they were second class citizens o Mestizos: mixed ancestry, pop explosion 1650=10% 1750=40%  no increase of privileges, frustrated bc they couldn’t own land  o Amerindians and African Slaves II. Economics (80% agriculture) o Haciendas—encomendero system ended by 1750 giving way to  private property Major mode of economic production o Obrajes—small cloth production shops Beginnings of industry o money/products from the new world flow (cadiz on the coast,  Seville administrative body designed to control the affairs of the  new world) III. Government o Charles III (r 1759-1788) absolutist king of Spain grew rich from 
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course HST 103 taught by Professor Clark during the Fall '08 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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