You asked: What was the largest empire in the Americas that the Spanish conquistadors conquered?

What was the largest empire taken over by the Spanish?

Castile became the dominant kingdom in Iberia because of its jurisdiction over the overseas empire in the Americas and the Philippines.

Spanish Empire.

Spanish Empire Imperio español (Spanish)
• Conquest of the Canary Islands 1402–96
• Spanish landfall in the Americas 1492
• Conquest of Navarre 1512–29

What two empires did the Spanish conquistadors conquer?

The two most famous conquistadors were Hernán Cortés who conquered the Aztec Empire and Francisco Pizarro who led the conquest of the Incan Empire. They were second cousins born in Extremadura, where many of the Spanish conquerors were born.

Which empires were conquered by the Spanish in America?

The Spanish Empire between 1492 and 1892, expanded across most of Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and much of North America. In its conquest of the New World, the Spanish subdued and defeated the Inca civilization of Peru, the Aztecs of Central America, and the Maya civilization of the Yucatan.

How long did Spain rule the world?

Every era has its superpower. For more than 300 years that power was Spain, a country so rich in the arts and sciences, so powerful on land and on sea, that its empire spanned continents and oceans.

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Why were Spanish conquistadors overpower natives?

Why were Spanish conquistadors overpower natives? -The Spanish conquistadors were able to conquer Native American empires by spreading diseases to the Native Americans (have no immunity). All of those things were able to help them conquer Native American empires.