Two sessions on Spanish colonization
Indigenous civilizations prior to conquest
Details on major conquests and conquistadors
Start with Columbus, Cortes, Pizarro, who else
Spanish colonial administration: Viceroy
Independence movements:
European background
Bolívar, San Martín

Compare independence movements with the effect of Napoleon's occupation of Spain with Hitler's
conquests giving colonies a chance to fight on their own and be hard to bring back under mother
country after the rnd of WWII

Historiography of Colonial Spanish America
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historiography_of_Colonial_Spanish_America

Wars of Spanish-American Independence - Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History
http://latinamericanhistory.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199366439.001.0001/acref
ore-9780199366439-e-66?rskey=Y6tXJg&result=8


History of Spanish conquest--just enough
Cortes
Pizarro

History of independence movements
Bolivar
San Martin
Who else

Indigenous peoples in Latin America - a general overview
See separate country pages
http://www.iwgia.org/regions/latin-america/indigenous-peoples-in-latin-america



Spanish colonization of the Americas
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_colonization_of_the_Americas

Spanish American wars of independence
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_American_wars_of_independence

Authors corner: Caitlyn Fitz
Our Sister Republics: The United States in an Age of American Revolutions
https://thewayofimprovement.com/2016/07/18/the-authors-corner-with-caitlin-fitz/

Spanish Colonial administration
http://faculty.smu.edu/bakewell/bakewell/thinksheets/admin.html

Caudillo
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caudillo

Vice Royalties map
http://sgahm.org/laverne/f12hla/map_quiz/

Conquistador
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conquistador

Napoleonic invasion of Spain
Peninsular War
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peninsular_War

John Lynch
The Spanish-American Revolutions, 1808-1826

Libertadores
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libertadores






Use the Oxford Research Encyclopedias
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Argentina history
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Argentina

Argentina war of independence
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argentine_War_of_Independence

José de San Martín
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_de_San_Mart%C3%ADn

Bolivia history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Bolivia

Bolivia war of independence
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolivian_War_of_Independence

Antonio José de Sucre
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_José_de_Sucre

Brazil history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Brazil

Chile history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Chile

Chile war of independence
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chilean_War_of_Independence

Columbia history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Columbia

Cuba history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Cuba

Dominican Republic history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Dominican_Republic

Ecuador history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Ecuador

Ecuador war of independence
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecuadorian_War_of_Independence

El Salvador history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_El_Salvador

Spanish conquest of El Salvador
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_conquest_of_El_Salvador

El Salvador war of independence
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/1811_Independence_Movement

History of Central America
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Central_America

Federal Republic of Central America
[United Provinces of Central America]
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Republic_of_Central_America

Central American crisis
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_American_crisis

Civil War in El Salvador

Guatemala history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Guatemala

Spanish conquest of Guatemala
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_conquest_of_Guatemala

History of Central America
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Central_America

Federal Republic of Central America
[United Provinces of Central America]
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Republic_of_Central_America

Pedro de Alvarado (Guatemala)
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_de_Alvarado

Spanish conquest of the Maya
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_conquest_of_the_Maya

Central American crisis
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_American_crisis

Civil war in Guatemala

History of Central America
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Central_America

Federal Republic of Central America
[United Provinces of Central America]
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Republic_of_Central_America

Honduras history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Honduras

Spanish conquest of Honduras
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_conquest_of_Honduras

History of Central America
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Central_America

Federal Republic of Central America
[United Provinces of Central America]
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Republic_of_Central_America

Central American crisis
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_American_crisis


Mexico history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Mexico

Spanish conquest of the Aztec empire (Mexico)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_conquest_of_the_Aztec_Empire

Hernan Cortes
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hern%C3%A1n_Cort%C3%A9s

Mexico war of independence
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_War_of_Independence

Nicaragua history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Nicaragua

Spanish conquest of Nicaragua
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_conquest_of_Nicaragua

History of Central America
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Central_America

Federal Republic of Central America
[United Provinces of Central America]
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Republic_of_Central_America

Central American crisis
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_American_crisis

Civil war in Nicaragua


Panama history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Panama

Paraguay history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Paraguay

Paraguay war of independence
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Paraguay#Independence

Peru history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Peru

Spanish conquest of the Inca empire
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_conquest_of_the_Inca_Empire

Francisco Pizarro
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francisco_Pizarro

Peru war of independence
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peruvian_War_of_Independence

Simón Bolívar
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sim%C3%B3n_Bol%C3%ADvar

Uruguay history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Uruguay

Uruguay war of independence
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Uruguay#Struggle_for_independence

Venezuela history
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Venezuela