New Spain

By charden
  • Aug 4, 1492

    Columbus gains permissions

    Ferdinand and Isabella decide to back up Columbus and give him ships and money to find another trade route to China.
  • Oct 28, 1492

    Columbus finds the New World

    Columbus was looking for another trade route, but on his expedition insteaed they found a land mass that would turn out to be the New World.
  • Nov 1, 1504

    Hernando Cortes sets sail for the New World

    Hernando Cortes is sent to the New World in order to establish colonies, find more land, convert the natives to Cathalocism, and look for resource.
  • Nov 4, 1505

    Conversions and Search for Gold

    Cortes was looking for sources of gold and silver in the New World at the same time trying to establish Cathalocism given Ferdinand and Isabella's orders.
  • Nov 4, 1535

    Antonio de Mendoza becomes Viceroy of New Spain

    Antonio de Mendoza becomes Viceroy of Spain and would rule until 1549.
  • Spanish lose control of the New World

    The Mexican government formed a petition trying to take control from Spain back and give it to the Mexican government.