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  • Conquistadors
  • Conquistador
    • Explorers from Spain who wanted to take over and conquer parts of Latin America
  • Francisco Pizarro
    • Conquistador who took over the Inca Empire
  • Inca Empire
    • Group of native people who lived in the Andes mountains and were conquered by Pizarro
  • Hernan Cortes
    • Conquistador who took over the Aztec Empire
  • Aztec Empire
    • Group of native people who lived in present day Mexico and were conquered by Cortes
  • Reasons why the conquistadors took over so much of Latin America
    • Natural Resources (Gold and Silver)
    • To become rich and powerful
    • For the Glory of Spain
    • To grab land for the Spanish Empire
    • To convert the Native people to Christianity
  • European countries that established colonies in the Americas
    • England
    • France
    • The Netherlands
    • Portugal
    • Spain
  • Ways the conquistadors harmed native American people
    • Killing thousands in battle
    • Enslaving the population to work
    • Bringing diseases the Natives couldn’t fight off
  • Two native civilizations the Spanish wiped out
    • Aztecs
    • Incas
  • Advantages the Spanish had over native armies, despite being greatly outnumbered
    • Guns
    • Steel swords
    • Armor
    • Horses
  • Lasting effects of Spanish conquest in Latin America
    • Most people speak Spanish
    • Most people are Roman Catholic (Christians)
  • Who
    • Explorers from Spain who wanted to take over and conquer land in Latin America
  • What
    • Killed thousands
    • Enslaved many
    • Brought diseases the Natives couldn’t fight off
  • When
    • 1500s
    • (16 th Century)
  • Where
    • Mexico-Aztecs
    • Western South America (Andes Mountains)-Incas
  • Why
    • Natural Resources
    • Expand Spain’s empire
    • Glory
    • Spread Christianity
  • How
    • Converted most people to Christianity
    • People started speaking Spanish