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...
Viceroyalty of New Spain - Wikipedia
Spanish colonization of America
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...
Spanish colonization of America - Wikipedia
Bourbon Reforms
The Bourbon Reforms (in Spanish: Reformas Borbónicas) were a set of economic and political legislation introduced by the Spanish Crown under various kings of the House of Bourbon throughout the 18th c...
Louisiana (New Spain)
Louisiana (Spanish: Luisiana, French: La Louisiane) was the name of an administrative district of the Viceroyalty of New Spain from 1762 to 1802 that represented territory west of the Mississi...
Louisiana (New Spain) - Wikipedia
Casta
Casta ([ˈkasta], [ˈkaʃtɐ, ˈkastɐ]) is a Spanish and Portuguese term used in 17th and 18th centuries mainly in Spanish America and Spanish Philippines to describe as a whole the mixed-race people which...
Casta - 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 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
Spanish conquest of Mexico
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 Mexico - Wikipedia
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...
Christopher Columbus - Wikipedia
Spanish American wars of independence
The Spanish American wars of independence were the numerous wars against Spanish rule in Spanish America that took place during the early 19th century, after the French invasion of Spain during Europe...
Spanish American wars of independence - Wikipedia
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
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
Intendant
The title of intendant (French: intendant, Spanish: intendente) has been used in several countries through history. Traditionally, it refers to the holder of a public administrative office. T...
Intendant - Wikipedia
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...
Viceroyalty of Peru - Wikipedia