Hernan Cortez

Francisco Pizzaro

Bartolome de las Casas

was the conquistador who became famous for leading the military expedition that initiated the Spanish Conquest of Mexico. Cortés was part of the generation of European colonizers that began the first phase of the Spanish colonization of the Americas. was a Spanish conquistador, conqueror of the Inca Empire and founder of the city of Lima, the modernday capital of Peru. Pizarro was born in Trujillo, (Extremadura), Spain. was a 16th century Spanish priest, and the first resident Bishop of Chiapas. As a settler in the New World, he was galvanized by witnessing the brutal torture and genocide of the Native Americans by the Spanish colonists was an English writer, famous for his Voyages, which provided William Shakespeare and others with material, and was a foundation for the travel literature genre. Encouraged travel to Americas. Established Jamestown, saved by Pocahontas. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia and is known as the husband of Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan Confederacy. Leader of Plymouth colony, came on Mayflower Led Puritans to Massachusets Bay Colony Founded Pennsylvania, Quaker Dutch Director General of New Netherland,1672, founded Wall Street English general, philanthropist, founder of Georgia Colonist and plantation owner, bacon’s rebellion, hated N.A’s Puritan outlawed to Rhode Island Seperation of church and state, friendly towards Indians, also founded Rhode Island Puritan preacher, from Britain Puritan preacher, Great Awakening, from America, scared audiences English philosopher, influenced great awakening, people are good, not bad Journalist in New York, Freedom of Press Federalism, sons of liberty, signed DEC, delegate to Cont. Congress Ambassador to France, delegate of Penn, made several small changes to Jefferson’s work First president, general, above parties First VP, federalist (until broke away) Unpaid war veteran, shays rebellion, MA Worked with Jefferson to create Republicans Republicans, France, loved the people, give states power Federalists, Britain, strong federal government, didn’t trust average person Head of Cont. Congress 1778, ambassador to Spain and France, first chief justice, author of Federalist Papers Very good negotiating with Spain, wealthy South Carolinan, federalist

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