(solution) 1. The Iberian conquest of the Americas was not simply the

(solution) 1. The Iberian conquest of the Americas was not simply the

1. The Iberian conquest of the Americas was not simply the Iberians vs. Native-Americans, but also a series of conflicts that pitted Native-Americans vs. Native-Americans and Iberians vs. Iberians. Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not? In answering this question, focus on the Conquest and Colonization of: (1) the Caribbean; (2) Mexico; and (3) Peru. Include material from the lectures and discussion section readings (do not include material from Chica da Silva) 2. From the very beginning of Iberian rule in Latin America, new cultures were created that combined European, African, and Indigenous roots. What was the role of intermediaries/go-betweens in creating this new culture that developed in Latin America? In answering this question, focus on how intermediaries/go-betweens forged new: (1) religious beliefs; (2) racial identities; and (3) created the Columbian Exchange of plants, animals, and diseases. Include material from the lectures and discussion sections readings (do not include material from Chica da Silva) 3. Spain and Portugal colonized Latin America, but what challenges did they face in ruling over their subjects? In answering this question, focus on how: (1) the Indigenous population engaged in acts of resistance; (2) the difficulty the Spanish and Portuguese had in drawing clear lines between the colonizers and the colonized; and (3) the challenges of ruling over the “periphery” in Latin America. Include material from the lectures and discussion section readings (do not include material from Chica da Silva)