Edexcel GCSE History: Spain and the ‘New World’, c1490–c1555

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PAPER 2: OPTION P1: Spain and the ‘New World’, c1490–c1555

In this module, students will cover the following topics in line with the Edexcel specifications booklet. Detailed information for the module can be found on page 26-27.

Topics include:

Key topic 1: Spain reaches the ‘New World’, c1490–1512

  • Spanish exploration
  • Columbus reaches America
  • Spanish claims in the Caribbean

Key topic 2: The conquistadors, 1513–c1528

  • The start of an empire
  • The conquest of Mexico
  • Impact of Spain in the New World

Key topic 3: The Spanish Empire c1528–c1555

  • Pizarro and the conquest of the Incas
  • Expansion of empire
  • Impact of the New World on Spain

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This module download also includes the following teaching resources:

  • Edexcel GCSE History Exam Booklets (zip)
  • L1 European Explorers- Age Of Discovery (mp4)
  • L1 Ferdinand And Isabella Of Spain- Ap Euro Bit By Bit 10 (mp4)
  • L1 Reasons For 15th Century Exploration Chart (pdf)
  • L1 Reasons For 15th Century Exploration Chart (docx)
  • L1 Reasons For Spanish Exploration Wall Info (docx)
  • L1 Reasons For Spanish Exploration Wall Info (pdf)
  • L1 Spanish Exploration Religion And Ambition (pptx)
  • L10 The Conquest Of Cuba (pptx)
  • L10 Timeline Of Events Wall Info (docx)
  • L10 Timeline Of Events Wall Info (pdf)
  • L10 Timeline Of The Spanish Conquest Of Cuba (docx)
  • L10 Timeline Of The Spanish Conquest Of Cuba (pdf)
  • L11 How Magellan Circumnavigated The Globe Ewandro Magalhaes (mp4)
  • L11 The Voyage Of Magellan (pptx)
  • L12 Cortes (pdf)
  • L12 Cortes (docx)
  • L12 Hernan Cortes- Conquered The Aztec Empire Fast Facts History (mp4)
  • L12 Hernan Cortes- The Conquistador Of The Aztecs Tooky History (mp4)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 1 (docx)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 1 (pdf)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 2 (pdf)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 2 (docx)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 2 1 (docx)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 2 1 (pdf)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 3 (docx)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 3 (pdf)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 3 1 (pdf)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 3 1 (docx)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 4 (pdf)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 4 (docx)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 4 1 (docx)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 5 (docx)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 5 (pdf)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 5 1 (docx)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 5 1 (pdf)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 7 (docx)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 7 (pdf)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 8 (pdf)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 8 (docx)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 9 (pdf)
  • L13 Project Information Sheet 9 (docx)
  • L13 Spain And Mexico (pptx)
  • L14 Guns Germs And Steel Part 7 Of 18 (mp4)
  • L14 Pizarro The Explorer (pptx)
  • L14 Siege Of Cuzco (mp4)
  • L14 World Heroes Of History Francisco Pizarro (mp4)
  • L15 Discovery Of Silver In Bolivia And Mexico (pdf)
  • L15 Discovery Of Silver In Bolivia And Mexico (docx)
  • L16 Bartoleme De Las Casas (docx)
  • L16 Bartoleme De Las Casas (pdf)
  • L16 Bartolome De Las Casas A Short Account Of The Destruction Of The Indies 1542 Excerpt (mp4)
  • L16 Bartolome De Las Casas- The Protector Of The Indians (mp4)
  • L17 Spain Governing The New World (docx)
  • L17 Spain Governing The New World (pdf)
  • L18 The Foundation Of La Paz (pdf)
  • L18 The Foundation Of La Paz (docx)
  • L18 Timeline Of The Foundation And Development Of La Paz (pdf)
  • L18 Timeline Of The Foundation And Development Of La Paz (docx)
  • L18 Wall Info (pdf)
  • L18 Wall Info (docx)
  • L19 Consulado De Mercaderes Top 6 Facts (mp4)
  • L19 Impact Of Silver Gold And Trade On Spain (pptx)
  • L19 Spain S Involvement In The African Slave Trade (mp4)
  • L19 Spanish Treasure Fleet (mp4)
  • L19 The Spanish Empire Silver Runaway Inflation- Crash Course World History 25 1 (mp4)
  • L2 Columbus First Voyage 1492 (pptx)
  • L2 Columbus Song 1492 (mp4)
  • L2 Initial Problems With The 1492 Voyage Of Discovery Worksheet (pdf)
  • L2 Initial Problems With The 1492 Voyage Of Discovery Worksheet (docx)
  • L2 Voyage Issues (pdf)
  • L2 Voyage Issues (docx)
  • L20 The Government Of The New World (pdf)
  • L20 The Government Of The New World (docx)
  • L3 The Bahamas And The Caribbean (pptx)
  • L4 1492- Columbus 1st Interaction With Natives (mp4)
  • L4 Impact Of Contact With The Natives (pptx)
  • L5 Portuguese Rivalry (pptx)
  • L5 Treaty Of Alca C Ovas (mp4)
  • L5 Treaty Of Tordesillas (mp4)
  • L6 Columbus S Other Voyages (pptx)
  • L6 Computer Task Sheet (docx)
  • L6 Computer Task Sheet (pdf)
  • L7 -Effects Of Spanish Settlements (pptx)
  • L7 Effects Of European Colonization- Christopher Columbus And Native Americans (mp4)
  • L7 Effects Of Spanish Settlements On The New World Chart (docx)
  • L7 Effects Of Spanish Settlements On The New World Chart (pdf)
  • L7 Wall Statements (docx)
  • L7 Wall Statements (pdf)
  • L8 Mind Map For Students (pptx)
  • L8 Mind Map For Students (pdf)
  • L8 Santo Domingo History Wma (mp4)
  • L8 Spanish Imperial Policy (pptx)
  • L9 Balboa And The Conquistadors (pptx)
  • L9 Vasco Nunez De Balboa (mp4)
  • L9 Vasco Nunez De Balboa Conquistador Explorer (mp4)
  • L9 Vasco Nunez De Balboa Fact File (docx)
  • L9 Vasco Nunez De Balboa Fact File (pdf)