Spalding and Tutino

Strong resistance from lack of previous state

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Unformatted text preview: ganized into any kind of state system, no centralized seat of power or conquering outside empire (prior to Spanish conquest). Strong resistance from lack of previous state structure, but strong Spanish interest in the region for its silver mines. Tapia Rivers, access to mines, climate (temperate) made indigenous peoples migrate here. The Otomi were people already subject to the Aztec and Tlaxcalla empires, and others like Tapia realized it would be bette...
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This document was uploaded on 03/23/2014 for the course HIST 158 at Georgetown.

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