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    eighteenth century, Mexico was under Spanish ruling and was called New Spain. Spanish monarch forced the indigenous people of mesoamerica to worship their God and follow their religion of christianity. As both cultures fused together, there was a hierarchy of importance based on race. Those on top were referred to as Peninsulares who were Spaniards born in Spain; after that were Creoles, those who were born in New Spain of Spanish parents. Towards…

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    the great achievements of empires many years before. Earlier empires have even outshined these civilization in the ancient achievements. For instance, the Roman empire lasted many more years than the Aztec because of their successful government. The Aztec were dominant in managing their government however other governments were greatly more competent. The Aztec empire was located in Mexico their capital is Tenochtitlan. The Aztec worshipped many Gods but they believed in giving some blood…

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    conquered other civilizations, and expanded upon trade. Tenochtitlan was made a Mesoamerican trade center, most likely because he wanted to have new items and ally other civilizations coming there. However, according to Aztecs Economically Isolate and Enemy, they banned trade against Tlaxcalans, taking cotton, gold, silver, cocoa, salt, etc. The priest Diego Camargo wrote this information although he was Spanish. There was no relation to the Spanish, thus it can be thought as unbiased. (Aztecs…

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    It had been located nowhere in the time spent by the Spanish and was not to found easily or gathered in the amount that was expected. 16th Century exploration thrived in finding lands of mystery. For this purpose, all the new lands lacked any tangible evidence of treasure and gold to return. The possibilities of what might be discovered at any time of any day can be contributed to pure luck. Navigators of the sea discovered islands, coasts, mountain ranges, forests, and trade of gold and…

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    Thesis: Due to Transculturation reasons we can appreciate and illustrate the impact of the Spanish culture over the indies. Not only but also demonstrate the idea of obedezco pero no cumplio and its effects over the Spanish hegemony over the indigenous population. My primary sources have evidence of transculturation models over the Indies including the Spanish hegemony and effect on this indigenous population. Americans and Europeans cultures transformed and created New cultures that were…

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    In Song of the Hummingbird, the book describes the story of an indigenous woman named Huitzitzilin who explains her story to a Spanish monk. The Spanish monk finds her story to be fascinating because it is not what he was taught back in Spain. He sympathizes with her and begins to see the conquest through her perspective. She details the events that her people endured at the hands of Cortes and his Spanish conquerors. The text is organized by chapters as Huitzitzilin reiterates her story to…

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    The Maya, Aztec, and the Inca have similarities and differences. The Maya and the Aztec might have something in common that the Inca don’t have or vise versa. The Maya lived in the modern day Yucatan Peninsula. The Maya time period lasted from 200 AD to 925 AD. The Aztec lived in the modern day Valley of Mexico. The Aztec time period lasted from 1200 AD to 1521 AD. The Inca lived in Cusco which is located in modern day Peru. The Inca time period lasted from 1200 AD to 1537 AD. The Aztec and the…

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    In his letter he states, “No prince was ever more feared by his subjects, both in his presence and absence.” Cortes is making Moctezuma’s power known, while also showing how his reign is controlled by fear, not by his fair decisions for his people. He continues to portray Moctezuma in a powerful, yet negative light, continuously referring his power to that of Spanish nobility and royalty. From his descriptions, Cortes creates some paranoia in Emperor Charles V and depicts Moctezuma as almost…

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    European explorers and the colonization of Indian Tribes heavily impacted the north American in the New World from 1492-1609. European explorers and their colonization of the Indian tribes affected the Native Americans socially, politically, and economically.Socially, the European explorers forced Indians to convert to Christianity and decimated the Native Population. Politically, Europeans caused Indians to aid each other in protecting themselves against the Europeans. Economically, the…

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    presented with sacrifices, which rightfully disgusted him, and he punished the royal envoy (Conquest of Mexico). This act of moral impurity formed only the basis of Cortés’s justification for subjugating the Aztec natives. Because of the natives' seemingly savage worship and rituals and resistance to Spanish advances, the Spanish were warranted in dominating and enslaving the natives. While the Catholic Spaniards believed in the sacrifice of the Mass, the polytheistic Aztecs believed in the…

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