a grants given by king of spain to wealthy settlers in New Spain. Gave settlers control of all the native americans living on an area of land
Sequence the events: Esteban is killed, Esteban is shipwrecked, and Esteban travels in the southwest
Esteban is shipwrecked, Esteban travels in the southwest, Esteban is killed
describe the main idea of the paragraphs on page 148
A person's position in New Spain depended on wealth, place of birth, and ancestors
what was life like for the native americans in the missions?
They were taught christianity; they gave up traditions and familiar ways of life, treated less harshly.
what was life like for the native americans in Encomiendas
Gave up traditions and familiar ways of life.
In what ways did native peoples and african workers create great wealth for spain?
Spain received all profits from the work of enslaved native peoples and Africans.
What happened after Esteban's death in what is now New Mexico?
Corononado continued to search for Cibola.
what is the order of new spain's colonial society from most to least powerful?
Peninslares (rich spaniards); Creoles (born in Americas with spanish backgrounds); Mestizos (indians with spanish backgrounds); Indians/Africans (lowest , no spanish connections)
how would you describe the indian's life on an encomienda?
The indians worked without pay and were expected to become christians