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Lecture 4. The Spanish Invasion

     Columbus and the Arawak Indians 
          background of Columbus 
          Arawak culture 
          first contact 
          extinction of the Arawak 
     Cortez and the Aztecs 
          Aztec civilization 
          Conquest of Tenotchitlan 
     Pizarro and the Incas 
     Role of Disease 
     The Spanish in North America