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...
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Nazism in America!
The people desecrating confederate symbols into their own town Durham, NC.
Brazilians funneled as "slaves" by US church, ex-members say
AP investigation reveals the Word of Faith Fellowship church in North Carolina used two congregations in Brazil as a supply of young laborers who were forced to work in the US for little or no pay whi...
The San Agustin : California Shipwreck - A Brief History of the Manila Galleon Trade
Segment profiling The History of the Manila Galleon Trade : 250 Years 1565-1815 The San Agustin sank in November, 1595 in the waters off Point Reyes, California. It is the oldest known shipwreck on th...
Pat McCrory: Firebombing ‘an attack on democracy’
The Orange County GOP headquarters was firebombed overnight in what one North Carolina Republican official called an act of “political terrorism.”
Indigenous Peoples' Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement For Columbus Day
Denver, where Columbus Day was first celebrated about 100 years ago, now permanently recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Was Magellan The First Person To Circumnavigate The Globe?
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is often credited as being the first person to have circumnavigated the globe, but the reality of his journey is a bit more complicated.
Donald Trump Might Pay Legal Fees For Violent N.C. Supporter
Donald Trump said Sunday he might pay the legal fees for the crackpot who sucker-punched a black protester at a campaign rally last week in North Carolina.
Spanish missions in Texas - San Antonio's Spanish Missions
San Antonio's spanish missions included in this movie: 1. Mission San José 2. Mission Concepción 3. Mission San Juan Carpistrano 4. Mission San Frnacisco de ...
The Great Outdoors | WNC Magazine
When you think of embracing the outdoors, your mind might wander down the Blue Ridge Parkway or up and over the Great Smoky Mountains.
Did Columbus Bring Syphilis to Europe? New Study Says Yes
When Columbus returned to Europe from his voyage to America, he and his crew brought news that would reshape the world. And according to recent research, they very likely brought back something else.
Mysterious Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast
Artifacts on the wreck indicate it might date as far back as the late 1700s – the time of the American Revolution. In deep waters, a hundred miles off the coast of North Carolina coast, scientists hav...
Man Airlifted To Hospital After 7th Reported Shark Attack In North Carolina
A 68-year-old man was airlifted to a hospital after he was attacked by a six- to seven-foot shark today off the coast of Ocracoke Island in North Carolina, Hyde County and National Park Service offici...
Contract Battle Brewing Over $14M Blackbeard 'Treasure' - ABC News
Nearly 300 years after the pirate Blackbeard's flagship sank off the North Carolina coast, a shipwreck-hunting company and the state are battling over treasure linked to the vessel — but they're fight...
America's Next Top Model Contestant Mirjana Puhar Among Three Killed in Triple Homicide
America's Next Top Model contestant Mirjana Puhar was killed Tuesday in a triple homicide at her ...
COOL PICTURE: Front of Jeep makes Ice Sculpture in North Carolina!
This unique ice sculpture was found in the parking lot of a hospital in North Carolina - a frozen impression of the front of a Jeep vehicle still attached to the curb! Bundle up today! ALSO TRENDING -...
Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus (Italian: Cristoforo Colombo; Spanish: Cristóbal Colón; Portuguese: Cristóvão Colombo; born between 31 October 1450 and 30 October 1451, died 20 May 1506) was an Itali...
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Spanish missions in the Americas
The Spanish missions in the Americas were Christian missions established by the Spanish Empire during the 15th to 17th centuries in an area extending from Mexico and the southwestern portions of what ...
Spanish missions in the Americas - Wikipedia
Spanish conquest of the Chibchan Nations
Spanish conquest of the Chibchan Nations refers to the conquest by the Spanish monarchy of the Chibchan speaking nations, mainly the Muiscas and Taironas that inhabited present day Colombia, beginning...
Spanish Florida
Spanish Florida (Spanish: La Florida) refers to the Spanish territory of Florida, which formed part of the Captaincy General of Cuba, the Viceroyalty of New Spain, and the Spanish Empire. Original...
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Spanish 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 ...
Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire - Wikipedia
Spanish conquest of Guatemala
The Spanish conquest of Guatemala was a protracted conflict during the Spanish colonisation of the Americas, in which Spanish colonisers gradually incorporated the territory that became the modern cou...
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Spanish 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...
Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire - Wikipedia
Viceroyalty of New Spain
New Spain (Spanish: Nueva España) was a Spanish territory that came into existence in 1522, the year following 1521's Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire; the Viceroyalty of New Spain...
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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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Viceroyalty of Peru
The Viceroyalty of Peru (Spanish: Virreinato del Perú) was a Spanish colonial administrative district, created in 1542, that originally contained most of Spanish-ruled South America, governed from...
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Spanish 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...
Spanish conquest of Yucatán - Wikipedia
Viceroyalty of New Granada
The Viceroyalty of New Granada (Spanish: Virreinato de la Nueva Granada) was the name given on 27 May 1717, to the jurisdiction of the Spanish Empire in northern South America, corresponding mainl...
Viceroyalty of New Granada - Wikipedia
Spanish expeditions to the Pacific Northwest
Spanish claims to Alaska and the West Coast of North America date to the papal bull of 1493, and the Treaty of Tordesillas. In 1513, this claim was reinforced by Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa...
Spanish expeditions to the Pacific Northwest - Wikipedia
Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata
The Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata (Spanish: Virreinato del Río de la Plata) was the last and most short-lived Viceroyalty of the Spanish Empire in the Americas.The Viceroyalty was established...
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