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Unformatted text preview: Northern Expansion- Persistence of fantasies- Zacatecas and the Chimichimeca war, 1550 – c. 1591 o Obstacle to overland travel o War by fire and blood Anyone is game, women, children, and old people o Spanish problems- The New Laws, 1542 o Bars slavery, phases out encomienda o In practice Things are not being enforced properly in the frontier- Solution: Presidios and settlements o Impacts Started “developing” towns- Shift in Policy: Peace by purchase New Mexico- Missionaries and bootleg expeditions- Juan de Onate, 1598 o Franciscans Brief rebellion when he arrives Cuts off the left feet of those involved and the middle age males- Problems o Drought Caused doubt among the natives about how well Christianity “works” o Navajo and Apache Are raiding more than before the Spanish arrived Raiding for Spanish horses and material goods o Spanish divisions Franciscans openly mock the religious/political leadership- Pope and the Pueblo Revolt 1680 o Attacked 1 day earlier than planned and easy overthrew the Spanish...
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- Spring '08
- History, Native Americans in the United States, New Mexico, La Salle