Mexico's Colonial Era


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Part 1

This article will help you get a better sense of the establishment of the Spanish colony of New Spain.



Part 2

This article will help you get a sense of how and why the Spanish crown's wanted to convert the indigenous inhabitants of New Spain to the Catholic faith.


Part 3

This webpage will help you get a sense of how New Spain's raw materials-predominantly silver and gold-fueled the wealth of the Spanish Empire.