HST 163 Terms 4

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HST 163 Terms 4
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  1. The Viceroyalty of New Spain
    Mexico City
  2. The Viceroyalty of Peru
    Lima
  3. The Silver Boom
    • real wealth of the Indies
    • began mid 1540s
  4. Zacatecas/Potosi
    large silver mines
  5. The Repartimiento/Mita
    • Repartimiento - the forced labor draft
    • 1/7 of population was sent to work
    • Mita - low paid workers (in mercury mines)
  6. Salvador de Bahia
    • Capital of Portuguese Brazil
    • sugar achieved its greatest prominence here
    • along the coast
  7. sugar plantations
    • columbus and cortes introduced it in the Americas
    • greatest prominence along the coast of Brazil
    • imported African slaves to do the work
  8. Haciendas
    any kind of largely agricultural property in Spanish America
  9. Encomiendas/Encomenderos
    person who recieved the right to demand tribute
  10. the Spanish 'Fleet System'
    • Spanish Transatlantic Commerce
    • fleet used for trading goods

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