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World Civ 2 Chapter 24 outline

by: Shanna Beyer

World Civ 2 Chapter 24 outline HIST 1120

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Date Created: 02/03/16
Chapter 24 Outline Chronology 1492- first voyage of Christopher Columbus to the western hemisphere 1494- Treaty of Tordesillas 1500- Brazil claimed for Portugal by Pedro Alvarez de Cabral 1518- smallpox epidemic in the Caribbean 1519-1521- Spanish conquest of Mexico 1532-1540- Spanish conquest of Peru 1545- Spanish discovery of silver near Potosí 1604- Foundation of Port Royal (Nova Scotia) 1607- Foundation of Jamestown 1608- Foundation of Quebec 1623- Foundation of New Amsterdam 1630- Foundation of the Massachusetts Bay Colony 1688- smallpox epidemic on Guam 1768-1779- Captain James Cook’s exploration of the Pacific Ocean 1788- Establishment of the first European colony in Australia The Spanish Caribbean - first interaction between American and European peoples - Tainos were the most prominent people at the time - Hispaniola was the Spanish base - occasionally organized rebellions against the Spanish settlers - 1518 smallpox epidemic in the Caribbean - Spanish established plantations instead of mining The Conquest of Mexico and Peru - Spanish conquistadors moved to Mexico to take over - Hernán Cortés drove out the Aztecs - smallpox epidemic raged through the city - Francisco Pizzaro led an expedition to Peru - took over the Inca peoples and their cities - looted gold from their temples - smallpox epidemic of Peru Iberian Empires in the Americas - conquests of Mexico and Peru were done by freelance adventures - monarchy took controller the territories - audiencias to keep control over viceroys - difficulties with transportation and communication - Portuguese established imperial presence in Brazil - did nit attract Portuguese attention at first - profitable once plantations were made - Settlers like to live in cities not rural areas - presence contributed to the making of the New world Settler Colonies in North America - French settlers established Port Royal and Quebec - English founded Jamestown and Massachusetts Bay Colony - Dutch founded New Amsterdam - French settled into Canada - English established colonies on the New England coast - settler life was extremely difficult - relied on provisions sent from Europe - some resorted to cannibalism - English settlements maintained their own assemblies - took land from Native Americans - frequently clashed with colonists The Formation of Multicultural Societies - Mestizo societies began from Europeans marrying indigenous peoples - some recreated European lifestyles - different race marriages became common in Brazil - migrants born in Europe were known as peninsulares - top of the social hierarchy - criollos, born in the Americas of Iberian parents - mulattoes and zambos became prominent - slaves and native peoples were at the bottom - race and ethnicity were crucial but so was sexuality - women lived in a patriarchal world - power was limited to the confines of their homes - female slaves had harder lives than those of European descent in Brazil - English women were more numerous then men - colonists considered natives to be heathens - scorned African-American slaves as well - readily borrowed cultural elements from other societies Mining and Agriculture in the Spanish Empire - silver was the most abundant treasure in America - concentrated in South America - created demand for labor - mita system required 1/7 of the male population to work for 4 months in the mines - little payment and harsh conditions - death rates were very high - powered the Spanish economy - silver maddest way back to Spain - the most prominent place for agriculture was the Hacienda - bordered by smaller plantations - labor came from indigenous people - resorted to debt peonage to recruit workers - never could repay debt so they never could leave their landowners - met resistance from indigenous peoples Sugar and Slavery in Portuguese - Brazilian life centered around the engenho, “sugar mill” - search for labor but to no avail - turned to African slaves for labor - little incentive to improve conditions for slaves Fur Traders and Settlers in North America - fur trade became more lucrative than other animals - populations of animals became endangered or extinct - fur trade displaced indigenous peoples - tobacco farming became a cash crop and widely popular - indentured servitude for cheap labor - african-american slaves appeared in 1619 - became very popular in the South eventually Christianity and Native Religions in the Americas - Spain wanted to christianize its territories - Christianity took over in South America - French and English did not attract as many converts Australia and the Larger World - Dutch mariners visited Australia - considered natives savages - people became interested in Australia after James Cook charted the land - suitable for settlement - mostly for convicted criminals The Pacific Islands and the Larger World - Magellan and his crew first to cross the Pacific Ocean - didn’t establish constant communication with Pacific islanders - Guam attracted Spanish interest - English and French explored the Pacific Ocean basin - started trade with inlanders - European/Euro-Americans became prominent in the Pacific


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