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1492:  An Ongoing Voyage

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1898-1998- Centennial of the Spanish-American War

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Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Identity- An Interpretation

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Colonial and Early National Period

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Colonial Latin America

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Columbus, 1482

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Columbus and the Age of Discovery

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Columbus' Santa Maria

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Conquistadors (PBS)

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Cuban History - essays and articles

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Cultural Readings - Colonization & Print in the Americas

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"Early Colonial Latin America" - Frank E. Smitha

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"Effects of European Diseases on the Inhabitants of the New World" - essay by Stacy Goodling

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European Voyages of Exploration: 15c & 16c

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"The Haitian Revolution" - Franklin W. Knight in The American Historical Review (February, 2000)

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The History of Mexico - The History Channel

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Index of Renaissance Maps

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Jose Marti

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Latin America - Colonial Economic History

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Latin American Imperialism

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"The Legacy of Bartolomé de Las Casas" by Benjamin Keen

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"The Legacy of Spain in America" by Jesus J. Chao

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MAP-->"The Americas on the eve of European conquest, c. 1500"

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MAP-->"Christopher Columbus' First Voyage"

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MAP-->"Christopher Columbus' Second Voyage"

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MAP-->"Christopher Columbus' Third Voyage"

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MAP-->"Christopher Columbus' Fourth Voyage"

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MAP-->"CNN- Interactive Map of the Panama Canal"

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MAP-->"Latin America on the eve of Independence, c. 1800"

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MAP-->"Treaty of Tordesillas"

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Mexico:  From Empire to Revolution

bullet Migrations: The Americas, 1600-1800
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The Mind of the Conqueror

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Panama Canal - Historical Images (CNN)

bullet "Plagues and Peoples: the Columbian Exchange" by Dr. Ian Carr, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Medicine
bullet Records of Slave Ship Movements Between Africa and the Americas, 1817-1843 - Curtin, Philip D. and Herbert S. Klein
bullet Slave Trade to Havana, Cuba, 1790-1820
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Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Themes in Theories of Colonialism and Post-colonialism

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Thomas Davis on how Europeans handle labor in the New World

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Time Line of Latin American History, 1800-1998

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Timeline of US Intervention in Latin America

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The U.S. - Mexican War (PBS)

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Uncle Sam in Latin America

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A War in Perspective- Public Appeals, Memory, and the Spanish-American Conflict

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"What was the role of the church in the conquest and colonization of Latin America? Did it vary in different areas and was there a true spiritual conquest?" by Nic Klar

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bullet 1486:  The Bull of Grenada issued by Pope Innocent VII to Ferdinand and Isabella
bullet 1492:  Extracts from the journal of Christopher Columbus
bullet 1494:  Columbus' letter to the King and Queen of Spain
bullet 1507-1669:  Novus Orbis-Images of the New World
bullet 1511:  Partial Draft of Antonio Montesinos’ Sermon
bullet 1512-1513:  The Laws of Burgos
bullet 1514:  The Requerimiento
bullet 1521:  Cortés on the Aztecs - Two Letters to Charles V
bullet 1522:  "Destruction of the Indies" - Bartolome de Las Casas
bullet 1540:  Coronado's Report to Viceroy Mendoza Sent from Cibola, August 3
bullet 1541:  Coronado's Report to the King of Spain Sent from Tiguex on October 20
bullet 1542:  The Journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza De Vaca
bullet 1542:  New Laws of the Indies - Emperor Charles V
bullet 1559:  Two Letters on the Gold of the Indies -King Philip II of Spain
bullet 1562:  The 1562 Map of America by Diego Gutiérrez
bullet 1580:  Michel de Montaigne - "On Cannibals" - from his Essays
bullet 1680:  As They Had Been in Ancient Times" - Pedro Naranjo Relates the Pueblo Revolt
bullet 1793-1857:  Debating African Slavery - several different views of slavery (pro and con)
bullet 1797:  A Black Revolutionary Leader in Haiti - Toussaint L'Ouverture
bullet 18c:  The Religious Dialogues Between Father Gilij and His Indian Contemporaries (18c Venezuela)
bullet 1800:  Problems and Progress in Mexico - Alexander von Humboldt
bullet 1816:  Declaration of Independence, Rio de la Plata Provinces, July
bullet 1819:  Message to the Congress of Angostura - Simon Bolivar
bullet 1823:  Monroe Doctrine
bullet 1842:  "A Foreigner in My Own Land"- Juan Nepomuceno Seguin Flees Texas
bullet 1850:  The Mexican View of the Mexican-American War
bullet mid-19c:  Voice of Africa - abolitionist poem by Antonio de Castro Alves (Brazil, 1847-71)
bullet 1862:  America in Danger - Francisco Bilbao
bullet 1865:  How to Conduct a Latin-American Revolution - F. Hassaurek
bullet 1898:  US Recognition of Cuban Independence
bullet 1901:  The Platt Amendment
bullet 1902:  The Economic Bases of Imperialism  - John Hobson
bullet 1903:  Convention Between the US and Panama
bullet 1911:  The Coffee Fazenda of Brazil - Pierre Denis
bullet 1913:  Imperialism of Decadence - Francisco Garcia Calderón
bullet 1994:  "Goodbye Columbus!" - Rocky Mountain News on Saturday, October 8

 

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