They were an Indian tribe in southern Mexico, they disappeared before the Europeans came. They were good at fighting and conquering.
The Aztecs called them self the Mexica. Cortez came and was given great hospitality and used it to take over the country.
The Incas were an indian civilization in south America who were conquered by Fransisco Pizzaro after he captured there leader, Atahualpa. In terms of agriculture, they had developed terrace farming, which allowed them to use space on the side.
They say when you go to Mexico you can't drink water because you will get sick. People call this "Montezuma's revenge" Beacause Giranamo got captured and they say he's getting his revenge.
Some lived in one place others moved locations frequently. Some ate mostly meat others ate crops. Some tribes were more peaceful than others.
First Europeans to explore America
Jacques Cartier, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot.
Justifications Europeans would use in exploring and conquering the "New World?"
They thought the New World people were Peagen, so they said they wanted to convert them to Christianity, but this probably wasn't the truth. They wanted to find gold and silver to build their empire.
Technologies that helped the Europeans
The Magnetic compass, the astrolabe, the rudder and gunpowder.
The three reasons that Spain gave for exploring
Spain's newfound wealth ends up hurting them
The size of the empire grew so great that they could not afford it.
Primogeniture gave inheritance to the oldest child.
Therefore , the younger siblings were forced out.
Four things, either positive or negative that the Spanish caused to happen in the New World.
4. They took government the Indians said they don't need to have government because they have freedom.
What passage were the French looking for? Why were they in America.
They were looking for the northwest passage to the Indies.
How did the French differ than the Spanish in their dealings with the Indians?
The French treated them as equals most of the time, sometimes marrying with them. The Spanish enslaved the Indians.
Father of New France
Samuel de Champlain
What creature's pelt was part of a fashion trend that caused the French to desire colonies in the Americas?
3 lasting influences the French had on America