Discovery and Settlement of the New World, Establishment of Colonies and the American Revolution

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The aspects of political history of the America from Pre-European contact to the American Revolution that I find more interesting are Discovery and Settlement of the New World, Establishment of Colonies and the American Revolution, because these events changed the course of History of America since its discovery and colonization until independence. First, with the arrival of Europeans to the New World a series of events that drastically change the lives of the natives in America are triggered, and this happens during the Discovery and Settlement of the New World. In the course of Pre-Columbian Era before the arrival of Europeans about 100 million native Americans lived in North, Central and South America, even though North grew in terms of civilization and sophistication, they didn't compare with the Aztecs who were known for establish a political and military empire in Central America, or with the Incas in South America who were great engineers. Later, on October 12, 1492 Christopher Columbus with his crew aboard of three ships: The Niña, The Pinta and The Santa Maria discovered America thinking he found the East Indies. After that, Hernan Cortez a Spanish explorer and his army in order to expand the Spanish empire contributed to the fall of the Aztec empire considering that Cortes learned the weaknesses of the enemy and ruled the people through Montezuma an Aztec emperor which lead to the Aztecs to attack the Spaniards then Montezuma is killed and a battle began killing

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