The fusion of Hispanic culture and indigenous elements emerged in Spanish America at the end of the 17th century.
It is said that he took a golden disk representing the sun from the wall of the temple of the sun in Cuzco.
He lost the treasure when he fell to drinking and gambling.
He loved gambling and never got over it.
Mancio received grants of Indian laborers and a site in the city where he built a fine home because of his efforts.
Mancio Serra said that the actions and abuses of the Spaniards had ruined the inhabitants, introduced bad habits, and reduced the ancient nobility to poverty.
He believed that it was a matter for the royal conscience because he had seen and lived it all.
The Americas were created by Spain and Portugal.
Latin America was immediately drawn into a new world economy, providing silver, gold, new crops, and other goods.
They were also an attraction for other Europeans who eventually created an Atlantic system based on plantations, coerced labor, and the exploi tation of mineral wealth that linked Europe, West Africa, and the Americas in terms of peoples, cultures, and economies.
The religion, technologies, and many aspects of their culture were introduced to the indigenous peoples in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
The cultures of the slaves imported from Africa influenced both groups.
The formative period for Latin American civilization began in the 1490s and ended in the 18th century.
New societies were created by the intrusion of the Iberians, the Castilians and the Portuguese, and by the destruction of Native American cultures.
Patterns and examples of European traditions were what the Iberians did in the Americas.
The Native Americans who survived, despite being battered and profoundly transformed, showed a vital ity and resilience that shaped later societies in many ways.
The world's latest addition to the list of distinctive civilizations was something new and drew on European and Native American precedents.
Their lands were a cultural frontier between Christianity and Islam during the Middle Ages.
Portugal on the Atlantic coast, Aragon indigenous peoples modified in eastern Spain, and the center of the peninsula are all Christian kingdoms.
The Jews of her realm were ordered to convert or leave the country by her political savvy and religious fervor.
Some aspects of the Castilian economy may have been disrupted by as many as 200,000 people leaving.
In 1492, with the end of the Granada war and the establishment of religious unification, the Genoese mariner Christopher Columbus was able to reach the East Indies by sailing around the globe.
Europeans created united Spain in America, where they lived in cities and towns with a rural native population.
Many commoners who came to reconquest of Granada, initiation of America as conquerors sought to recreate themselves as a new nobility, with native peoples as their exploration of New World.
In contrast to most of Europe, the Iberian peninsula had a tradition of holding slaves, and African slaves had been imported from the kingdoms in Iberia.
This tradition led to the extension of slavery to America.
The political centralization of both Portugal and Castile depended on a professional bureaucracy, usually made up of men trained as lawyers and judges.
The initiation of exploration of New World is similar to this system.
Prerogatives granted by Spanish and Portuguese merchants shaped traditions that became relevant in the American colonies.
Since 1415, Portugal has been setting up trading posts on the African coast.
Slave trade with Africa and a highly commercial agricultural system were established in the Atlantic islands.
Brazil would start out as a trade factory but then shift to plantation agriculture.
The Spanish and Portuguese conquest of the Americas takes place in three periods.
The main lines of administration and economy were set out during the first era of conquest.
The second phase of consolidation and maturity began in 1570 and ended in 1700.
During the 18th century, a period of reform and reorganization in both Spanish America and Portuguese Brazil created the seeds of discontent and revolt.
There was a spurt of human destruction and creation from 1492 to 1570.
Immigration, commerce, and exploitation of native populations linked exploration and settlement, served these areas to an emerging Atlantic economy.
The conquest and destruction of American Indian societies and the transformation of Spanish colonial experience made these processes an experimental region.
The Spanish were attracted to Mexico and Peru because of their large sedentary populations and mineral resources.
Cuba, Hispaniola, and other larger islands were occupied by the Spaniards.
The lesser Antilles were not settled by the encomendero.
Spain's commercial life was guarded by a few strongly fortified ports, such as Havana, San Juan, and Santo Domingo.
Between 1493 and 1570, the major islands were explored and conquered.
The staging areas for most expeditions into the American continents were located in the Caribbean.
In the 17th century, the English, French, and Dutch created their own colonies to compete with Spain.