Chronology of Hispanic-American History: From Pre-Columbian Times to the Present

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Gale Research, 1995 - 427 pages
This comprehensive reference book is divided into eleven chronological chapters, all of which include short biographies of key figures. It is also supplemented with several shorter sections: regional histories, which document the peoples of Mexico & the U.S. Southwest, the Hispanic Caribbean & the Eastern U.S., Central America, & South America; a historical timeline; excerpts from or entire important historical legal documents; & a glossary of commonly used terms. Includes a category index. An extensive general index provides quick access to numerous people, places, & events. B & W photos & illustrations. --From publisher's description.

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Contents

PREFACE
xi
THE ENCOUNTER OF PEOPLES 50000 B C TO 1492
3
THE CONQUEST AND COLONIZATION OF THE AMERICAS
53
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