Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 24: New Worlds: The Americas and Oceania

Essay Quiz

How was such a small Spanish force able to bring down the Aztec empire? What specific advantages did the Spanish enjoy? In what ways were the Aztecs vulnerable?
Compare the treatment of indigenous peoples by the Spanish in Mexico, the Portuguese in Brazil, and the French and British in North America.
One of the rationales for overseas colonization was the need to bring primitive peoples to Christianity. How successful were the colonists in these efforts?
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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