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

Chapter 24: New Worlds: The Americas and Oceania

Learning Objectives

When you have finished studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
  • Explain the development of the Spanish presence in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Peru.
  • Compare and contrast the Iberian empires in the Americas and the settler colonies in North America.
  • Explain the formation and features of multicultural societies in the Americas.
  • Explain the roles of mining, agriculture, sugar, and slavery in the economy of the Spanish empire.
  • Understand the roles played by fur traders and settlers in early colonial North America compared to the economic developments in the Spanish empire and Portuguese Brazil.
  • Discuss the interactions between Christianity and native religions in the Americas.
  • Explain the exploration and colonization of Australia and the Pacific islands.
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