Spanish Conquest of America - Coggle Diagram
Spanish Conquest of America
It was imposed that the 20% of gold found needed to be given to the Spanish Kingdom.
However, Europeans brought with them a disease knew as smallpox;measles; flu; thypus; bubonic plagua.
The canarian and the española(Dominican Republican and haiti) were places where Spanish began to proctice their conquest and colonization.
Overall, this disease represented a devastating death toll of 95% of the Precolumbian indigenous population.
Conquest in Mexico
His ships reached the Mexican coast at Yucatàn.
Yucatàn provided him with food, supplies, women and an interpreter
Conquered Veracruz and became independent from Diego de Velàzquez
He wanted to conquer Tenochtitlan ( Capital of Mexican Empire)
Granted gold objects as gifts to the Spanish.
Prisioner of Hernàn Cortès
Spanish Garrison was attacked
He used to ask the native people to provide gold to hernan
He died probably in the hands of his own people
Diego de Velàzquez
Sent an expedition to Mexico in 1519
He deciared, in 1493, that the torritories discovered by Columbus and those that were discovered belonged to the kingdom of Castile; and forbade travel to
without permission from the king and Queen of Spain.
Governor of Cuba
Velasquez had sent an expedition with 18 ships and 1,500, with orders to subdue Cortes
Night of Sorrows
The Night of Sorrows
Spanish referred to the escape as
with 300 Spanish survivors and 15,000 indigenous allies
Attacked Tenochtitian by water and land in April 1521
Hernàn Cortès and his army fought btheir way out or the Mexican capital at Tecochititlan.
Conquest in other parts of the continent
Kidnapped Emperor Atahualpa in exchange for a ransom of gold and silver.
in 1532 the Inca Empire was conquered by Francisco Pizarro with the help of indigenous allies.