OVERVIEW OF UNIT ONE: Columbian Exchange and Colonial Rule
I. Setting the Stage for 1492: Meet the Players A. Americans: Mayans, Aztecs, and Incans B. Iberians: Spanish and Portuguese C. Africans
II. Unit One Narrative: Contact, Conquest, and Colonization
LATIN AMERICA MOVES TOWARDS INDEPENDENCE
I. Colonial Overview ca. 1800: grievances vs. anxiety A. Review: Bourbon Reforms and Creole Nationalism B. Age of Revolution Comes to Latin America 1. Response to International Revolutions a. (north) American Revol
LATIN AMERICAN RESPONSES TO MODERNIZATION, NEO-COLONIALISM
I. Mexican Revolution 1910-1920 Introduction: Revolutionary Characters
A. Decline of the Porfiriato (1900-1910) 1. Depression of 1907 2. Election of 1910 3. Francisco Madero B. The Revolution Begi
IDENTITY AND CULTURE IN 20TH CENTURY LATIN AMERICA
I. Introduction Big Picture: The North American and Latin American "Spirits"
II. Mexico: Home of the "Cosmic Race" A. Jos Vasconselos education and indigenismo B. Diego Rivera C. The "Tortilla Discourse"