The Inka Empire

July 25, 2011 admin 0

When the Spanish under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro arrived in Peru in 1532, they encountered the Inka empire. With a population of about 8 […]

Francisco de Vitoria

The Great Debate

July 18, 2011 admin 2

The discovery of the Americas presented some difficult problems for the Christian Europeans: the people who lived in the Americas, often called Indians, did not […]

Francisco Vásquez de Coronado

Hopi Migrations

July 14, 2011 admin 0

In 1540 Francisco Vásquez de Coronado began his journey north from Mexico seeking the legendary Seven Cities of Cibola. He had with him a force […]

The Search for Cibola

The Search for Cibola

July 9, 2011 admin 0

The conquests of the Aztec and Inka empires in the early 1500s brought great wealth to Spain in the form of gold and silver. Inspired […]