2. Empire and Encounters

2. Empire and Encounters - 1450-1750East and...

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Unformatted text preview: 1450-1750East and WestSyllabus-related questions?Reviewing last weekUnderstanding the steps of empire buildingRecognizing the diversity of empire building in the worldFamiliarizing one self with the multitude of civilizations’ encounters in the worldColumbian exchangeConquistadoresCreolesGreat DyingMercantilismMestizoMulattoesPeninsularesAkbarQing dynastySiberiaShogunateI.Spanish and Portuguese in Central and Latin AmericaA. Caribbean IslandsB. Mexico and PeruC. BrazilII. Settler Colonies in North AmericaIII. Settlers in OceaniaConquistadores: Spanish conquerors of the Native American lands, most notably the Aztec and Inca empires.Creoles: Spaniards born in the AmericasPeninsulares: In the Spanish colonies of Latin America, the term used to refer to people who had been born in Spain; they claimed superiority over Spaniards born in the Americas.1519-1521: Hernán Cortés and a small band of men brought down the Aztec empire in Mexico.1532-1533: Francisco Pizarro and his followers toppled the Inca empire in Peru.Hernán Cortésand Motecuzoma IITechnology: steel swords, muskets, cannons, and horses.Divisions among the indigenous peoples of MexicoAlliances: logistical support, secure bases, Doña Marina.During the siege of Tenochtitlan, smallpox raged through the city, killing inhabitants by the tens of thousands and fatally sapping the strength of defensive forces.New Spain (Mexico) and New Castile (Peru)Each governed by a viceroy who was responsible to the king of Spain....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course HIST 105 taught by Professor Michaelg.smith during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University.

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