Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Spain The Beginning
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Saving this for later?

Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime - even offline.

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Spain The Beginning

122
views

Published on

Published in: Travel

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
122
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Spain: The Beginning
  • 2. Christopher Columbus
    Made his famous voyage in 1492
    He initiated the process of Spanish colonization (which eventually led to European Colonization of the Americas.)
    “pre-Columbian” refers to the people and cultures before Columbus came
  • 3. Spanish Immigration to America
    About 240,000 Spaniards came to the Americas in the 1500’s and 500,000 in the 1600’s
    Population in present day Mexico declined 90% by the early 1600’s (due to disease and civil strife)