The Colonial expansion under the crown of Castile was initiated by the Spanish
.... The assertion of royal control over the Kingdom of New Spain and the initial
Spanish .... The Spaniards were commi...
In 1542, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo led an expedition to explore the western coast
of ... As Spain's control of the New World spread across the land, so did the ...
Ask HISTORY: Did Columbus Really Discover America? .... While Spain was
building its New World empire, France was also exploring the Americas. In 1524
But they learned the landscape of this New World, enabling them to act upon ...
While they did convert some Pueblo Indians to Christianity, they found no gold
and ... accompanied the 1581-82 expedition from Mexico to explore New Mexico,
Many people did not believe Columbus's plan was a good idea. he had to
convince the king and queen of Spain that paying for his voyage would be worth
This lesson will explore the motivations, foundations, and growth of the
Portuguese and Spanish ... Portuguese and Spanish Empires: Growth in the New
World & Asia .... The Portuguese did not emphasize colonization in their new
The arrival of Europeans in the New World in 1492 changed the Americas forever
. Over the course of the next 350 years, Spain ruled a vast empire based on the ...
The four voyages of Columbus (between 1492 and 1504) served to open the
door to European exploration, colonization and exploitation of the New World, ...
Geographically, what areas of the New World were western Europeans
interested in ... What modern nations did Spanish explorers sail to? ... How can
this painting relate to what motivated the Spanish to explore and colonize the
GOLD Upon his return from the New World, Columbus reported to the Spanish
crown that he saw much potential for riches in the newly discovered territory.