Spain's Conquests in the Americas (Spain Conquers Peru (The Inca Fall,…
Spain's Conquests in the Americas
Spain Conquers Peru
The Inca Fall
Pizarro died in 1541
Pizarro became governor of Peru
Pizarro took Atahualpa's gold and silver, but did not set him free
Atahualpa came to the meeting with 4,000 unarmed soldiers. :silhouettes:
Atahualpa tried to buy his freedom with gold and silver.
Pizarro attacked Atahualpa.
Pizarro Meets the Inca
The Inca ruled the empire that Balboa and and Pizarro wanted to conquer.
By the 1530s, the powerful Inca Empire had become considerably weaker
Pizarro had only only 168 soldiers, one cannon, and 27 horses compared to the Inca army's 30,000 warriors.
The Spanish Conquer Mexico
A planned ambush was set in place to get rid of the spanish without having to face them head on,while the ambush was being planned the spanish took over the capital
The spanish ordered the aztecs to stop sacrificing as a result the aztecs planned a rebellion, many spanish died and did not have enough men to win,but once the smallpox broke free the spanish one and claimed the capital
Arrived in tenochtitlan,and scared the aztecs ,because they believed he was the light skinned god that has come to reclaim his land and end the sacrificing
Cortes arrives in Mexico
Used his army's guns and horses to frighten Native Americans
the smallpox came and killed many people
he had about 508 soldiers, 100 sailors, 16 horses, and 14 cannons
Cortes arrived in present-day Veracruz