The Creation of One Culture That is Both Spanish and Indiginous

How can intercultural contact produce a new society that combines aspects of both original societies?

Read P. 246-249

Complete the following chart looking at the challenges faced by Cortes as he set up a new colony  and what he does to meet each of the challenges. Effect of society is a Social Studies way of asking about how this action contributes to the creation of the Mexican culture.

Cortes’s Action
Effect on Society
Soldiers Need to Get Paid/Large Amounts of Treasure

Cortes Needs the Soldier to stay in order to maintain his colony

2. Read P. 249-250
3. Over To You P. 255 #1