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In 1513 the Spaniard Vasco Núñez de Balboa became the first European to sight the Pacific Ocean, having crossed the Isthmus of Panama on foot. The Spanish were eager to find a nautical passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. qxd 09/27/2006 12:02 PM Page 23 PMAC-131 27A:GRBQ096:Chapter:Chapter-01: Techbooks The Spanish Empire • 23 SPAIN PORTUGAL Line of Treaty of Tordesillas, 1494 Line of Treaty of Tordesillas, 1494 ATLANTIC OCEAN EUROPE PORTUGAL AZORES A S I A SPAIN JAPAN CANARY ISLANDS V es pu cc CHINA i AF RICA INDIA ARABIA Prince Henry the Navigator ell an Congo River CAPE OF GOOD HOPE M ag ZANZIBAR Dias ATLANTIC OCEAN Magellan Strait CAPE HORN 0 0 2,000 Miles 2,000 Kilometers PACIFIC OCEAN PHILIPPINE ISLANDS SRI LANKA Amazon River SOUTH AMERICA SPAIN PORTUGAL NORTH AMERICA MOLUCCAS Equator INDIAN OCEAN MADAGASCAR ip) s sh no d el C a lan’ agel (i n M AUSTRALIA SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE EXPLORATIONS Spanish Portuguese What is the significance of Magellan’s 1519 voyage?
Pueblo males over the age of twenty-five had one foot severed in a public ritual intended to strike fear in the hearts of the Indians and keep them from escaping or resisting. ” During the first three quarters Cultural Conflict of the seventeenth century, SpanThis 1616 Peruvian illustration, from a ish New Mexico expanded very manuscript by Felipe Guamán Poma de slowly. The hoped-for deposits of Ayala, shows a Dominican friar forcing a native woman to weave. qxd 09/27/2006 12:02 PM Page 33 PMAC-131 27A:GRBQ096:Chapter:Chapter-01: Techbooks The Spanish Empire • 33 and a sparse food supply blunted the interest of potential colonists.
Qxd 09/27/2006 12:02 PM Page 11 PMAC-131 27A:GRBQ096:Chapter:Chapter-01: Techbooks Pre-Columbian Indian Civilizations • 11 culture peaked in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries and finally succumbed to diseases transmitted from Europe. The arid Southwest hosted irrigation-based cultures, elements of which persist today and heirs of which (the Hopis, Zunis, and others) still live in the adobe pueblos erected by their ancestors. The most widespread and best known of the cultures, the Anasazi (“enemy’s ancestors” in Mississippian Artifacts the Navajo language), developed in the “four corners,” where the Mississippian people produced finely made pottery, such as this deer-effigy jar.
America: A Narrative History (Seventh Edition) (Vol. 1) by George Brown Tindall