By David E. Shi, George Brown Tindall
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America has offered greater than 1.8 million copies during the last 8 variations simply because it’s a ebook that scholars take pleasure in studying. potent storytelling, colourful anecdotes, and biographical sketches make the narrative soaking up and the cloth extra memorable. The short 9th variation is 20% shorter, and contains refreshed and up to date insurance of African American historical past, and has been streamlined from 37 to 34 chapters.
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The land that would later be called New Mexico was the first center of mission activity in the American Southwest. In 1598, Juan de Oñate, a wealthy, THE 22 • THE COLLISION OF CULTURES (CH. 1) NORTH sip p AMERICA de S iR ive r Santa Fe River oto Miss is Co ron a do Ohio a de bez Vaca Ca St. Augustine OCEAN Narváez d N GULF OF MEXICO E W Corté s ce de Lé on CUBA PUERTO RICO S MAYAS CARIBBEAN HISPANIOLA PA I N de Santo Domingo boa Bal SEA Núñe z AZTECS Tenochtitlán Veracruz on P ran oG Ri e AT L A N T I C OCEAN Piz ar r PA C I F I C SPANISH EXPLORATIONS OF THE MAINLAND o SOUTH AMERICA Núñez de Balboa, 1513 Ponce de León, 1513 Cortés, 1519 Narváez, 1527–1528 Pizarro, 1531–1533 Cabeza de Vaca, 1528–1536 de Soto, 1539–1542 Coronado, 1540–1542 INCAS 0 0 250 250 500 Miles Cuzco 500 Kilometers What were the Spanish conquistadores’ goals for exploring the Americas?
This state of affairs lasted until the spring of 1520, when disgruntled Aztecs, regarding Montezuma as a traitor, rebelled, stoned him to death, and attacked the Spaniards. The Spaniards lost about a third of their men as they retreated. Their 20,000 Indian allies remained loyal, however, and Cortés gradually regrouped his forces. In 1521, having been reinforced with troops from Cuba and thousands of Indians eager to defeat the Aztecs, he besieged the imperial city for eighty-five days, cutting off its access to water and food and allowing a smallpox epidemic to decimate the inhabitants.
6 • THE COLLISION OF CULTURES (CH. 1) Recent archaeological discoveries in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Chile suggest a more complex story of human settlement. The new evidence reveals that prehistoric humans may have arrived much earlier (perhaps 18,000 to 40,000 years ago) from various parts of Asia—and some may even have crossed the Atlantic Ocean from southwestern Europe. Regardless of when humans first set foot on the North American continent, the region and its native people eventually became a crossroads for immigrants from around the globe: Europeans, Africans, Asians, and others—all of whom brought with them as immigrants distinctive backgrounds, cultures, technologies, and motivations.
America: a narrative history (brief edition) by David E. Shi, George Brown Tindall