He was from Spain and he sailed in 1492 to try to make it all the way around to world and make it to Asia.
colonists were able to have a certain number of American Indians work for them
Bartolome de las casas
questioned the encomeinda system.urged the people to live and work peacefully w/ the Indians.few spaniards, but the encomienda system had largely ended.
Treaty of Tordesillas
leaders of Spain and portugal decided on it.moved earlier Line of Demarcation farther west
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
1513-explored area known as panama. first person to see the pacific ocean.
to completely sail around the world.
cortez conquered the aztecs in the 1520's.
first permanent settlement made in 1601 in virginia.
an increase in prices.
Spanish soldier who conquered the Incas after hearing news of Cortes success.
Led an expedition that was the first to circumnavigate the world in 1519
indian girl that helped english colonist
spanish fleet sent to invade england and lost in 1588
sea dog that did exploration and piracy against spanish ships in 1577
bound for a period of years to the person who paid his or her way to America