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Unformatted text preview: HIST 258 05/11/2007 12:10:00 Nov 5, 2007 get notes Nov 7, 2007 II. Finance and Economy A. Challenges 1. poor country with few significant resources 2. problems of climate, land disttibution, and soil 3. primitive agrarian methods 4. lack of investment 5. crown faced constant debt 6. main sources of revenue a. alcabala or sales tax produced 90% of income b. customs and duties 7. rising costs associates with assertion of royal authority: court, army, and foreign policy writing assignment ~use primary sources as the foundation ~footnotes only to amplify something not in flow of narrative ~page # in text ~outside sources must be cited 1492 attention turned to Granada by Isabella ~ war of Granada filled with ~christian ideology more important and now more destructive than previous war efforts (mallaga, ) ~reconquista changes under crown; becomes attack on muslim world 1486 ~ferdinand and Isabella go to shrine of st. james in Santiago to seek divine aid (st.james- matamoris; muslim killer) not looking for money or land; justifying final stages of war- religion common loyalty to the crown was very important (resources of spain not there- would need others help ~such as brotherhoods (fraternities) and pope) 1482- bulll of crusade issued by pope 1491- last crusade had papal grants that were huge; without such subsidies Granada would not have been taken los reyes cathlicos- the catholic king bestowed to Ferdinand and Isabella Granada conquered- forced conversions start mariscos- those that had converted Islam vanishes from Castile- Feb 1502 choice of baptism or exile (chose baptism;immigration not an option) Provinces based in unequal wealth HAD TO EXTRACT RICHES FROM NEW WORLD TO HELP SUPPORT CROWN- CONSTANTLY IN DEBT!! Costs continued to rise; had no fixed court, Ferdinand and Isabella have minimal help, clothes became more common= but militia always large Spain now needs new diplomatic ambassadors for all over Europe (Isabella had Grow negative connotation Hapserts under Charles V rise to power November 9,2007 get notes! Isabellas notions and tactics- * midevil monarchs must have been available for the final voice, Isabelle and Ferdinand better than many November 12, 2007 Charles V and Empire, 1516-1558 I. Challenges of Empire A. Politics o Biographical background of Charles o Inheritance of Spain and Habsburg lands o Holy Roman Emperor o my life has been one long journey- absentee monarch...
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