Map of new spain 1535. Always know the road ahead. The role of european exploration and settlement in the new world in the history of the united states of america. Update your map or buy a new travel map. The kingdom of new spain was established following the spanish conquest of the aztec empire in 1521 as a new world kingdom dependent on the crown of castile since the initial funds for exploration came from queen isabella.
The americas were incorporated into the spanish empire with the exception of brazil canada the eastern united states and several other small countries in south america and the caribbean. 305860 catholics 980 of 312196 total 2015 statistics. Human fossils in spain belong to modern humans homo sapiens the neanderthals h. Other articles where history of spain is discussed.
Neanderthalensis and even earlier members of the human lineage possibly h. Getting started in the new world. After columbus found the new world even if it was by accident a wave of explorers went out under the spanish flag. It was a defining event for both nations transforming a continent and forging a new identity for its peoples.
724600 catholics 912 of 794209 total 2015. The overseas expansion under the crown of castile was initiated under the royal authority and first accomplished by the spanish conquistadors. The viceroyalty of new spain was the name of the viceroy ruled territories of the spanish empire in north america and its peripheries in asia from 1535 to 1821.