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The Spanish Empire<br />Christian Carreon<br />History 140<br />
Diego Vasicuio<br />He was entrusted with his family religion during a time of the purging of his beliefs.<br />At the tim...
Francisco Baquero<br />He lived during a time of racial discrimination between Indians and Whites.<br />Made his living by...
Cristobal Bequer<br />Cristobal Bequer was born in Lima in 1693, and was the son of Captain Guillermo Bequer and dona Juan...
Isabel Moctezuma<br />She was the wife of Cuauhtemoc, who was an icon to the Aztec community.<br />Sadly Cuauhtemoc was ca...
Beatriz de Padilla<br />Beatriz lived somewhat of an abnormal life. She had relationships with three different men whom sh...
Miguel Hernandez<br />He was a free mulato who lived in the 16th century of Mexico<br />Best known for his success during ...
Enrico Martinez<br />He was one of many who wanted to seek fortune in the New World.<br />Born in Hamburg in 1557 and spen...
The Spanish Empire<br />Parts of the world that were once part of the Spanish Empire<br />
Spanish Colonization of the Americas<br />Spanish Colonization began with Christopher Columbus’s exploration of the new wo...
The Spanish Conquistador<br />The Conquistador was a different type of soldier.<br />They were not forced into their ranks...
Viceroyalty of New Spain<br />Above is the map of the Viceroyalty of New Spain and all of its territories.<br />It is comp...
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  1. 1. The Spanish Empire<br />Christian Carreon<br />History 140<br />
  2. 2. Diego Vasicuio<br />He was entrusted with his family religion during a time of the purging of his beliefs.<br />At the time the Catholic church considered his religion idolatry and would not except it.<br />However it was his job to continue on with is religion and keep it alive throughout his community.<br />He was constantly charged with heresy for his acts.<br />Diego Vasicuio was over ninety years old when he finally confronted Father de Prado for his charges of betrayal and heresy.<br />
  3. 3. Francisco Baquero<br />He lived during a time of racial discrimination between Indians and Whites.<br />Made his living by crafting items for the poor and even at times for the rich.<br />Baquero worked very hard to be to be recognized by the white community and at one point traveled all the way to Spain to support his efforts.<br />Although he was never recognized by the white community, he was considered a Mestizo which made him an icon to support the non-white community.<br />
  4. 4. Cristobal Bequer<br />Cristobal Bequer was born in Lima in 1693, and was the son of Captain Guillermo Bequer and dona Juana Barraza. <br />He was considered a non conformist <br />He was known for his hot temper and was able to avoid prosecutions for all the crimes that he committed. <br />He died in 1753<br />
  5. 5. Isabel Moctezuma<br />She was the wife of Cuauhtemoc, who was an icon to the Aztec community.<br />Sadly Cuauhtemoc was captured by Cortez and was later condemned to death; he died as a martyr.<br />Isabel was spared by Cortez and lived her life as one of the most important prominet Indian woman in colonial Mexico.<br />On June 26 1526, Cortez granted her and her descendents from the important town of Tacuba.<br />
  6. 6. Beatriz de Padilla<br />Beatriz lived somewhat of an abnormal life. She had relationships with three different men whom she brought four of her children into the world.<br />Although lived as a slave in her early life, she later became a very wealthy woman when she lived with her lover Diego Ortiz.<br />In her later life she was accused of murder over the death of Diego Ortiz.<br />However in the end it was a set up conspiracy by one of her slaves Catalina la Garay, who had a strong passion of hate towards her and her family.<br />
  7. 7. Miguel Hernandez<br />He was a free mulato who lived in the 16th century of Mexico<br />Best known for his success during harsh times in Mexico, concerning social and racial prejudice.<br />He was a very hard working and expanded his trade in his and others interest. <br />He was also known for his literacy and his in depth knowledge of Spanish legal ways.<br />
  8. 8. Enrico Martinez<br />He was one of many who wanted to seek fortune in the New World.<br />Born in Hamburg in 1557 and spent most of his life in Spain.<br />He used the printing press for an occupation and worked as a translator for the Inquisition.<br />He also designed a drainage system in Mexico that worked quite well for the era that he lived in.<br />
  9. 9. The Spanish Empire<br />Parts of the world that were once part of the Spanish Empire<br />
  10. 10. Spanish Colonization of the Americas<br />Spanish Colonization began with Christopher Columbus’s exploration of the new world in 1492. <br />This sparked Spanish colonization beginning in 1492 till 1898.<br />Drives that pushed the Spanish towards colonizing the Americas included expansions in trade and the spreading of religion towards the indigenous peoples of the Americas.<br />The Spanish Empire expanded from most of central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and the southwestern parts of the United States.<br />
  11. 11. The Spanish Conquistador<br />The Conquistador was a different type of soldier.<br />They were not forced into their ranks but everything was done voluntarily where they had to provide for their own weapons and pay for their own transportation.<br />“He was not a mere machine; he was a great dealer in destiny. He would willingly adventure his ife. If he lost, it was well; if he won, it was better. A hundred did lose where one gained, and this each might have known to be the ristk had he taken the trouble to make a computation. His life was but one continuous game of hazard; but, if seccessful he expected wealth and glory as a just reward” (Robinson 20).<br />
  12. 12. Viceroyalty of New Spain<br />Above is the map of the Viceroyalty of New Spain and all of its territories.<br />It is compromised of most of North America.<br />It also included the Philippine Islands, Guam, and the Caroline Islands, Taiwan, Sabah and parts of the Moluccas.<br />

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