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  • Balboa Punishing Indians Guilty of Sodomy(118 clicks)
    Engraving by Theodor de Bry. 16th century.
  • Books of the Brave(136 clicks)
    Being an Account of Books and of Men in the Spanish Conquest and Settlement of the Sixteenth-Century New World. Scholarly book by Irving A. Leonard
  • Columbian Exchange(153 clicks)
    "The "Columbian Exchange"—a phrase coined by historian Alfred Crosby—describes the interchange of plants, animals, and diseases between the Old World and the Americas following Columbus's arrival in the Caribbean in 1492."
  • Conquest of Mexico(97 clicks)
    Excellent essay on the conquest!
  • Conquistadors(123 clicks)
  • Francisco Pizarro(109 clicks)
  • Hispanic Exploration & Conquest of North America (1492-1541)(99 clicks)
    Educational site
  • Indians Killing Spaniards, Among them several Clerics(89 clicks)
    Engraving by Theodor de Bry, 1590.
  • Indians Pouring Molten Gold in a Spaniard's Mouth(98 clicks)
    Engraving by Theodor de Bry, 1590.
  • Instructions to Conquistadors(108 clicks)
    by Franco de los Cobos. 1517.
    What happened to the head of the conqueror of Peru?
  • Prescott, The Conquest of Peru(98 clicks)
    History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Prescott Project Gutenberg Release #1209 (February 1998). full text. This book, while fun, should not be totally believed.
  • Spain In America(122 clicks)
  • Spanish Exploration and Conquest of Native America(92 clicks)
    Spaniards explored America in the 1540's on trails that became our highways. Conquest Records describe Indian villages, attacked then diseased, along those trails. Pioneers settled those village clearings; our cities are built on them.
  • The Conquest Of Peru(111 clicks)
  • The Conquest of the Inca Empire: Francisco Pizarro(91 clicks)
    From The European Voyages of Exploration project at the University of Calgary.
  • The Conquest of the Inca Empire: Francisco Pizarro(92 clicks)
    Short article from the tutorial "The European Voyages of Exploration"
  • The First Voyage of Columbus(97 clicks)
    Includes maps.