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Spanish empire


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Spanish empire

  1. 1. Spanish Empire Channing Shattuck
  2. 2. Diego Vasicuio <ul><li>Born in 1580 in Salamanca. </li></ul><ul><li>He became very sacred and faithful to his religion and his rituals taught to him by his parents. </li></ul><ul><li>He passed on his teachings to his followers and women. </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely influential in the native American tradition and keeping it sacred. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Francisco Baquero <ul><li>Was dark-skinned or a “mestizo”, born in Buenos Aires. </li></ul><ul><li>Became an apprentice and opened a shop after he married. </li></ul><ul><li>Was known as a master shoemaker. </li></ul><ul><li>Became an officer in a segregated military unit. </li></ul><ul><li>Tried to create a guild where mestizo’s like himself could be treated fairly. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Cristobal Bequer <ul><li>Born in 1693 in Lima </li></ul><ul><li>Became a priest </li></ul><ul><li>Bequer was known for his belligerent and violent behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>He had joined after being labeled a collaborator for a murder committed by his brother. </li></ul><ul><li>Probably wasn’t right in the head, but died before that could be proven. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Isabel Moctezuma <ul><li>Lived from 1509 to 1550. </li></ul><ul><li>Went through several arranged marriages. </li></ul><ul><li>Cortez took her as a mistress after being widowed and she became pregnant. </li></ul><ul><li>She is descended from Moctezuma II. </li></ul><ul><li>Died in 1550. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Miguel Hernandez <ul><li>Born in 1550 in Mexico City and lived during the 16 th century as a free mulatto. </li></ul><ul><li>Became a muleteer. </li></ul><ul><li>Had interracial and inter-social relationships. </li></ul><ul><li>He was thought to be very literate and skilled. </li></ul><ul><li>Started a successful business in freight. </li></ul><ul><li>Died in 1604. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Hernando de Valencia <ul><li>In the 1600’s, this treasury worker worked as a promoter of taxes due to the failing economy of Spain </li></ul><ul><li>He had a history for service in the police department </li></ul><ul><li>Was declared a fugitive and was written up for arrest. This followed trouble whilst working with the Viceroy. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Enrico Martinez <ul><li>In 1589, this printer came from Seville and moved to Veracruz, Mexico. </li></ul><ul><li>Gained a reputation as a scientist through experience and study. </li></ul><ul><li>The start of his end came when he was jailed for sabotage. </li></ul><ul><li>He tried to fit in to the colonial lifestyle to no avail. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Spanish Empire <ul><li>Spanned regions from the Americas, Asia, and Africa (and Europe, of course). </li></ul><ul><li>Western hemisphere became the goal for Spanish colonization. </li></ul><ul><li>Spain was deeply involved with exploration and conquering territories. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Empire History <ul><li>Formally known as Hispania. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the most important colonial powers of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish literature, arts, and philosophy shaped much of the world today. </li></ul><ul><li>Brought disease and famine to the New World natives, killing off entire populations and thereby reducing trade potential. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Explorer: Alvar Nunez <ul><li>Spain is infamous for its explorer-conquerors known as conquistador. </li></ul><ul><li>Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was a conquistador of the New World. </li></ul><ul><li>Was one of three survivors from the Narvaez expedition - from a party of 600. </li></ul><ul><li>Explorer who went out in search of gold and trade in the New World. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Explorer: Hernan Cortez <ul><li>Cortez was another famous Conquistador. </li></ul><ul><li>Cortez held an expedition of 11 ships and 500 men. </li></ul><ul><li>Explored near the center of the Mayan and Aztec lands. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicated to the natives through a slave who translated with the natives. </li></ul><ul><li>Encounters the natives who in turn treat him as a god. He establishes camp near the Aztecs. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Explorer: Pizarro <ul><li>Pizarro lead a search for gold and fame in 1527. </li></ul><ul><li>Lead several voyages, the first of which ended with no treasures. </li></ul><ul><li>His second voyage was accompanied with 160 men and 2 ships. </li></ul><ul><li>Pizarro discovered the land of the Incas and established trade with them. </li></ul>