European Impact on Latin America
Updated: 4/8/2021
European Impact on Latin America

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  • The Spanish arrived in Mexico in 1519 and in Peru in 1532.
  • I am Hernan Cortes. Let's conquer lands, find resources, and expand our empire!
  • This area of Mexico has lots of resources and will be great for Spain!
  • The Spanish captured Montezuma and this led to the end of the Aztec empire.
  • I am Francisco Pizarro. This area of South America has mountains and lot's of great resources too!
  • The Spanish brought diseases that the Inca could not fight. Our population has been devastated! They also captured our leader Atahualpa.
  • The interactions between the Spanish and Mesoamericans made the Spanish prosper, but devastated the Mesoamericans.