the internal conditions that made Europe seem like a goal on the eve of the
Columbian Exchange to the states of what became the European element of the
2) explain how very small contingents of Spaniards managed to
acquire an enormous American empire by overcoming two affluent, large, well
administered, and heavily militarized states in Mesoamerica and South America?
3) Finally, explain YOUR choices as the three most significant
consequences of the Encounter processes between 1492 and 1600.