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  • Spanish Conquests
  • Conquest of Peru
    In the 1500’s, Spanish soldiers and Inca renegades were finally able to topple the Inca empire
    Conquistadors and their allies managed to consolidate their power over the entire Andean region
    November 16, 1532
  • Conquest of Mexico
    Refers to the conquest of Mexica/Aztec empire by Hernan Cortes from 1519-1521
    Spanish ruled over this region for 303 years
    The Yucatan peninsula is part of modern Mexico but was part of the Mayan empire