Conquistador
Conquistadors /kɒŋˌkɪstəˈdɔrz/ (from Portuguese or Spanish conquistadores "conquerors"; [koŋkistaˈðoɾes], [kũkiʃtɐˈdoɾis], [kũkiʃtɐˈðoɾɨʃ]) is a term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of the...
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What's The Real Size Of Africa? How Western States Used Maps To Downplay Size Of Continent
The real size of Africa is much bigger than you think. The size of the continent on world maps has been downplayed in comparison to other parts of the world for hundreds of years.
Putin Upholds Nazi-Soviet Pact To Carve Up Eastern Europe
In the midst of VE Day 70th anniversary commemorations in Europe and around the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin has publicly upheld the famous pact that the then Soviet Union made with Nazi Ge...
Colonialism
An excerpt from the film Uganda Rising showing in a (very!) brief overview the utter decimation of Africa that took place via colonialism and the so-called ...
Conquistador
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Francisco Pizarro
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Hernando Cortes
Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro, 1st Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca ([erˈnaŋ korˈtes ðe monˈroj i piˈθaro]; 1485 – December 2, 1547) was a Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the...
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Francisco Pizarro
Francisco Pizarro González (/pɪˈzɑroʊ/; [piˈθaro]; c. 1471 or 1476 – 26 June 1541) was a Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incan Empire.Pizarro González was born in Trujillo, Spain, the illegitim...
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Pedro de Alvarado
Pedro de Alvarado y Contreras (Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain, ca. 1485 – Guadalajara, New Spain, 4 July 1541) was a Spanish conquistador and governor of Guatemala. He participated in the conquest ...
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Spanish colonization of the Americas
Colonial expansion under the crown of Castile was initiated by the Spanish conquistadores and developed by the Monarchy of Spain through its administrators and missionaries. The motivations for coloni...
Spanish colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia
Conquest of the Aztec Empire
The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire was not just one of the most significant events in the Spanish colonization of the Americas but also in world history. Although the conquest of central Mexico ...
Conquest of the Aztec Empire - Wikipedia
Conquest of the Inca Empire
The Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire was one of the most important campaigns in the Spanish colonization of the Americas. After years of preliminary exploration and military skirmishes, 168 Spanish...
Conquest of the Inca Empire - Wikipedia
Conquest of Yucatán
The Spanish conquest of Yucatán was the campaign undertaken by the Spanish conquistadores against the Late Postclassic Maya states and polities in the Yucatán Peninsula, a vast limestone plain coverin...
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Conquest of Chile
The Conquest of Chile is a period in Chilean historiography that starts with the arrival of Pedro de Valdivia to Chile in 1541 and ends with the death of Martín García Óñez de Loyola in the Battle of ...
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Adelantado
Adelantado ([aðelanˈtaðo]) was a title held by Spanish nobles in service of their respective kings during the Middle Ages. It was later used as a military title held by some Spanish conquistadores of ...
Encomienda
The encomienda ([eŋkoˈmjenda]) was a system of unfree labour that was used during the Spanish colonization of the Americas. The Spanish monarch rewarded individual Spaniards for services rendered, by ...
Encomienda - Wikipedia
Repartimiento
The Repartimiento ([repartiˈmjento]) (Spanish, "distribution, partition, or division") was a colonial forced labor system imposed upon the indigenous population of Spanish America and the Philippines....
Villasur expedition
The Villasur expedition of 1720 was a Spanish military expedition intended to check the growing French presence on the Great Plains of central North America. Led by Lieutenant-General Pedro de Villasu...
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Soviet Imperialism
The informal term "Soviet Empire" is used by critics of the Soviet Union and Russian nationalists to refer to that country's perceived imperialist foreign policy during the Cold War. The nations said ...
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What's The Real Size Of Africa? How Western States Used Maps To Downplay Size Of Continent
The real size of Africa is much bigger than you think. The size of the continent on world maps has been downplayed in comparison to other parts of the world for hundreds of years.
Vicente Yáñez Pinzón
Vicente Yáñez Pinzón (Palos de la Frontera, Spain, c. 1462 – after 1514) was a Spanish navigator, explorer, and conquistador, the youngest of the Pinzón brothers. Along with his older brother, M...