The Transformation of the Spanish Monarchy and reforms of New Spain to…
The Transformation of the Spanish Monarchy and reforms of New Spain to towards Independence
Spain had one of the most important naval fleets
during the sixteenth century.
Trade with Peru was forbidden in 1631 due to smuggling caused by high taxes wich eventually decreased with the Philipines.
Galleons were loaded with silver and goods to make oversea trips between Seville and Veracruz on the route to Europe, between Acapulco and Manila to the route linked to the East.
Trade was also conducted with the viceroyalty of Peru through the ports of Acapulco and Lima .
Charles II had left the throne in inheritance to Philip, Duke of Anjou, since his grandmother, wife of Louis XIV, king of France, was Spanish.
Metropolis is a city or an urban area regarded as the center of a specific activity. Main city.
As soon as the Bourbons assumed the power of Spain , they initiated a series of reforms designed centralized the power and finances through a territorial reorganization .
Trade with Peru was forbidden in 1631 due to smuggling caused by high taxes
By 1620, the naval power of Spain on the route Sevilla-Veracruz also began declining due to the constant pirate attacks.
Colonial society was made up of different groups, which enjoyed different rights and obligations, such as the groups that enjoyed charters
The Crown granted immunity and previliges to different corporations such as the Church, the medicant orders, etc.
A main characteristic of New Spain sociaty was its extreme contrast
The territory of New Spain was divided into 12 municipalities
Many haciendas increased their surface by absorbing pieces of land belonging to indegenous people during seventeenth century
The purpose of the Bourbon Reaforms was to reorganize and modernize the Empire, to consolidate the absolute monarchy, which means to centrilize the power in the figure of the King)
Francisco Javier (1731-1787) was a historian religious man.
Quicksilver is mercury (chemical element)
The search of a successor to the throne caused a war between the Hasburgs and the Bourbons, since both aspired to seize the Spanish Empire.
The Neoclassical is a style influenced by the ideas of the Englishment of the late eighteenth and the early ningteenth century.