Aztec and Inca Empire Aztec and Inca Empire
Birth of Spanish America
Counter Currents
Vocab
True and False

100

For how many centuries would Mexico and Peru remain the richest and most populous places in America? 

3 Centuries 

100

Who Mothered Cortez's baby?

Malinche 

100

Who showed deep respect for indigenous people?

- Bernardino de Sahagun 

100

who are the 'People in Between'?

- Children who inherited nothing from their fathers

 

100

When the Spaniards stepped foot in Mexico they knew nothing about America?

False

200

Which empire fell by mid-1521?

- the Aztec

200

Which country today was considered the 'New Spain'?

Mexico

200

Las Casas returned to Spain to propose various ways to annihilate the indigenous Americans.

False


Propose various ways to protect indigenous Americans from encomienda system.

200

What are Caciques?

a native Chief/ indigenous nobles

200

Indigenous villages disappeared from Mexico and Peru

False

300

What people were similar to the Tupi?

- the Arawak

300

What indigenous language still resonates in Mexican Spanish?

Nahuatl

300

Who was remembered in Mexico as a defender of the conquered?

Toribio De Motolinia

300

What is Encomienda?

- indigenous that were entrusted to conquerors who had the responsibility of Christianizing them and the privilege of making them work for them.

300

Bartolome repented for wanting more African slaves

True