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  1. Incas
  2. Bartolome De Las Casas
  3. Father Hidalgo
  4. Santa Anna
  5. Hernan Cortes- (Spanish)
  1. a Goes to Hispaniola in 1502 earns encomienda turns to evangelizing Indians. 1506- ordained deacon, then in 1512, 1st priest ordained in New World
    Wrote a Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies (1542)
  2. b A Mexican general that rebelled against own government in 1835 and seized power and scrapped the constitution. Santa Anna captured Texas in the battle of Alamo. Dictator like, banned slavery in 1835 Saw war of Reform coming , plan to take him out. Resigned preemptively in 1855. He also was defeated in San Jacito
  3. c Cortez conquers the Aztecs in 1521; first complex civilization falls to Spanish when Hernan Cortez takes control of Tenochtitlan helped win bc of steel swords and guns
    1520= Aztecs strike back obstacles- enormous distance and rudimentary means of communication 10,000 people killed when Cortez invited to religious ceremony
    Small pox killed many in the downfall of the city
  4. d Spanish encountered them. They were in Peru. Not exactly and ancient civilization, and didn't last very long either. It was founded in 1438 by Pachacuti. His tactic to make the Incas so large was to ask neighboring villages to become part of his empire and strengthen it, eventually it was really super dooper big. like really big,,,, scary big :/. They are well known for their legendary road network that spanned thousands of miles and can still be used to this day. their native language was Quechua. The Inca was a theocratic empire, that is the rulers were religious and had divine rule. Because of this, the royal family inter married, thus a lot of "mentally impaired" (retards) were emperors and screwed up the empire.
  5. e Creole priest, Rallied poor mestizos and Indians, Sept. 16 1810-Grito de Dolores- Poor fighter, couldn't control army—Wants to return land to Indians.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Olmec were a society in Latin America that lived from roughly 1400-500 BC. Historians do not know much about their civilization, however they did have temples and carved huge heads from stones, some that still exist to this day. They were based in the Yucatan, little further to the North.
  2. instituted in 1929 to bring peace to Mexico, by answering the people, but quickly grew to become another time of political repression, they PRI would select a new candidate to win every six years, as they were the dominant power in the Mexican Political system, also the PRI rigged the elections in favor of the candidate they chose, But the PRI was destroyed in 2000 after a rule of 71 years. They also did not tolerate opposition
  3. 1933 Batista takes power (with US support)
    Rules on own or behind puppet presidents takes over as dictator in 1952,
    Refuses elections, represses opposition
    Very close ties to US
  4. drives the Spanish out of Peru/Cuba
  5. Europeans and the Spanish (old world) brought things like religions, ideas, people, plants, diseases and animals to the Americas, this blended the old and new world.

5 True/False questions

  1. Creole(European descent but born in America) Spanish born in Mexico, above the Mestizos (half Spanish half native American), but under the Penninsularies (Full bred Spanish born in Spain).


  2. caudillosBallad/Poem, Mexican. Often political.


  3. mestizoshalf Spanish half Indian) shut out of jobs—Indian's forced to pay tribute


  4. Tenochtitlanalso spelled Teotihuacan {te.otiwa'kan}, just a big city before the aztecs (100-750 AD). It was built in the lake Texcoco, but the Aztecs later took it over and made it into their capital. The people that lived here before the Aztecs, and existed while the Maya were thriving. Nobody really knows their history or why they died off.


  5. peninsularesFull bred Spanish born in Spain, richest persons in Mexico and in charge