Lesson – Conquest and Colonization

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April 17, 2018 by mrcaseyhistory

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Quaestio: In what ways did Spanish conquest and colonization reshape life in the Americas?

PowerPoint: Spanish Conquest and Colonization

Classwork:
Conquest and Colonization Notes
Document 1 – Spanish Advantage
Document 2 – More Spanish Advantage
Document 3 – Disease
Document 4 – Encomienda System Comparing Perspectives
Document 5 – African Slavery
Document 6 – Catholic Missionaries
Document 7 – Religious Syncretism
Document 8 – Colonial Capitals
Document 9 – Casta System Pyramid
Document 10 – Casta Evolves with Changing Populations
Reshaping the New World Questions
Further Reshaping the New World Questions

Homework Day 1:
Exploring and Mining the Textbook

Homework Day 2:

If you did not complete it in class, answer the following three questions in the style of an AP Short Answer Question:

•Identify and explain one factor that led to Spanish success in their conquests in the Americas.
•Identify and explain the role that race came to play in colonial Spanish society and the basis for the racial distinctions.
•Identify and explain one result of European efforts to Christianize the indigenous Americans.

 

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