By David E. Shi, George Brown Tindall
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The supposed “New World” discovered by intrepid European explorers was in fact a very “old world” to civilizations thousands of years in the making. Debate continues about when and how the first humans arrived in North America. , the land bridge had been submerged by rising sea levels). These nomadic, spear-wielding hunters and their descendants, called Paleo-Indians (“old” Indians) by archaeologists, drifted south in pursuit of large game animals. Over the next 500 years, as the climate warmed and the glaciers receded, a steady stream of small groups fanned out across the entire Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to the tip of South America.
1) Recent archaeological discoveries in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Chile suggest a more complex story of human settlement. The new evidence reveals that prehistoric humans may have arrived much earlier (perhaps 18,000 to 40,000 years ago) from various parts of Asia—and some may even have crossed the Atlantic Ocean from southwestern Europe. Regardless of when humans first set foot on the North American continent, the region and its indigenous peoples eventually became a crossroads for immigrants from around the globe: Europeans, Africans, Asians, and others—all of whom brought with them as immigrants distinctive backgrounds, cultures, technologies, and motivations.
After 1524, the Council of the Indies issued laws for New Spain, served as the appellate court for civil cases arising in the colonies, and administered the bureaucracy. ” Spain had the advantage not only of having arrived first but also of having stumbled onto those regions that would produce the quickest profits. While France and England were struggling with domestic quarrels and religious conflict, Spain had forged an intense national unity. Under King Charles V, Spain dominated Europe as well as the “New World” during the first half of the sixteenth century.
America: a narrative history by David E. Shi, George Brown Tindall