Easy-to-understand (chunked) reading passage on the Spanish conquistadors with a graphic explaining the Encomienda System. Accompanying comprehension questions and teacher answer key. Great for an introductory activity or quick review!
Lesson #2 of 2 in the Age of Exploration Unit --
16 slide power point based lesson that covers:
- The development and major characteristics of the economic system of mercantilism
- The conquest of the Aztec & Inca Empires and the development of the Spanish Colonialism
- The use of the encomien