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Why did Columbus sail west on his first expedition To find a shorter route to the Indies
Which of the following defines the Columbian Exchange? Moving people and their ways of life between the Eastern and Western Hemispheres
How did Columbus's voyages impact the Americas? Columbus showed Europeans the way to the Americas
Which describes the factors that enabled Cortes to defeat teh Aztecs Metal armor, muskets, horses, and allies
After Cortez conquered the Aztecs who conquered teh Incan empire Pizarro
What colony was founded after the defeat of teh Incan empire Peru
Why did the Spanish landowners want to keep slaves The slaves made them rich
What was Las Casas's point of view on Indians in teh encomienda system He wanted all slavery to end.
A reason Columbus did not make more voyages to the West Indies? He wanted to learn the language of the Taino
What did not happen as a result of the Columbian Exchange Eureopean practiced Indian religion and customs and the two groups shared the land.
What happened after Esteban's death in what is now New Mexico Coronado continued the search for Cibola
What correctly sequences teh groups in New Spain's colonial society from most to least powerful peninsulares, creoles, mestizos, Africans and Indians
What Best describes teh Indians life on an encomienda They often worked without pay and were expected to become Christias
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