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Unformatted text preview: 9-30-10 Colonial Latin America From De Bry, Great Voyages (1591) Colonial Economy - Gold o New Granada o Colombia o Brazil Portuguese stayed on the coast until they discovered gold. - Silver o Zacatecas northern Mexico o Potosi in Peru/ Andean region - Quinta: o Crown share = 1/5 o Stationed colonial officials - Indigo - dye - Cochineal red dye - Cacao - Timber ship industry in Europe. - Pampas o Cattle did very well in the new environments - Forced Labor o Encomienda grants of indigenous labor Bartolome de Las Casas, An account, Much Abbreviated, of the Destruction of the Indies (1552) Leyenda Negra (Black Legend) Colonial Economy - New Laws, 1542 - Repartimiento paid for 1 year of labor every 7 years - African Slave Trade criminals, kidnapped by other tribes, etc. - Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade (Triangle Trade) - Olaudah Equiano slave captured in Africa/ taught to read and write - Cabildos Colonial Society - Peninsulares - Criollos (Creoles) - Ejidos (Indian Lands) o Congregacion o Denuncia o Composicion - Miscegenation Obrajes ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2012 for the course LAH 1093 taught by Professor Weber during the Fall '08 term at FSU.
- Fall '08