Race, Class and Gender in the New World
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Read chapter 18 in the Von Sivers text and watch the following video, then answer the questions:
Who was Dona Marina and what was her role in history? What role did she play in the conquest of the Aztec empire? Why does she occupy a controversial role in world history?
Explore the specific ways new racial categories, caste, and strata that emerged as a product of cross-cultural encounter. Identify and explain three new racial categories that emerge in the New World. And finally, what role did slavery play in Spanish colonies? What group was the first to be enslaved by the Spanish in the Western Hemisphere and why?
Cite all sources in the initial post. The initial post should be at least 250 words or more. Respond to at least two peers by Sunday at 11:59 pm.