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This lesson focuses on the social and political history of the Caribbean region, from the arrival of the Spanish to the early modern period. The lesson discusses issues relating to the treatment of natives and establishment of African slavery, as well as the role of the Catholic Church in mitigating these abuses. Also discusses the political history of the region and the various wars between the colonial powers, as well as a little aside on piracy in the Caribbean during the golden age of pirating.