The main discussion this week will be the Colonization of the New World. After the invasion, towns were founded, governed, etc. For this discussion you need to research, for your country, the who, what, when, where, how, ... what were the names of the towns, when were the towns, provinces, villages founded; who were the governors, viceroys, the adelantados Commander of a conquering expedition; governor of a frontier or recently conquered province) of these towns, how did they live, what were the rules, were there schools, were there religious friars teaching them, how were the indigenous people treated, etc. Don't forget the bibliography. Remember, you need three sources from the library.

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Spanish Conquest and Colonization of Guatemala

Prior to the arrival of the Spaniards what is now Guatemala was inhabited by the descendants of the Mayans. Although the Mayan civilization entered a period of decline around 900 CE, the Spaniards found in the country they intended to conquer cities and kingdoms with their respective kings and chiefs as well as a nation well aware of its glorious past. It is not surprising, therefore, that the Mayans offered fierce resistance to the invaders.
The leader of the Spanish regiment that arrived in what is now Guatemala in 1524 was Pedro de Alvarado. We know about the process of the conquest as it was perceived by the Spaniards from the correspondence between Pedro de Alvarado and Hernan Cortes. The latter was a far more famous...

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