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Early Latin America Quiz Questions: What aspects of Iberian society were transferred to the New World? Discuss the nature of the Spanish system of government in the American colonies. Describe the social hierarchy of the American colonies. How did the discovery of gold and diamonds change the economic organization of Brazil? Discuss attempts at reform in Portuguese and Spanish colonies regarding treatment of Native Americans.
The battle of Rio Nuevo occurred over two days in 1658 in Jamaica between Spanish forces under Cristóbal Arnaldo Isasi and English forces under governor Edward D'Oyley. In the battle the invading Spanish were routed. It is the largest battle to be fought on Jamaica. Spain formally conceded Jamaica to England by the Treaty of Madrid in 1670. Tomorrow (Sun 10th Feb), we will be at the Irie FM live broadcast from the historic archaeological dig at the Rio Nuevo Village from 6am to 10am.