NEW MEXICO: How did Spain come to control New Mexico?

NEW MEXICO: How did Spain come to control New Mexico?

The Spanish initially moved into New Mexico seeking gold–entire cities of gold. After those cities failed to materialize, all that was left were pueblos of adobe and stone and the native peoples who inhabited them. But could the Spanish and the Puebloans get along?

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  1. Mariani Pawiro on March 14, 2022 at 5:44 pm

    I been here in this site. Looking at the Pueblo skills of civil engineering, how come they don’t have a king?. Surely there is some religious leaders acting as a king?. And where are they now?.
    When I was in this site, it was creepy as fuck. A crow following me every corner of the site, even wait for me at the parking lot. Seems wanna say something, if only I had third eye.

  2. Joakim Flood on March 14, 2022 at 5:44 pm

    Thanks for lowering the volume of the intro and outro music! XD

  3. tmix channel on March 14, 2022 at 5:45 pm

    Your channel gives increasable information 👱‍♂️

  4. Raban Rendon on March 14, 2022 at 5:45 pm

    Thank you, so, so much for informing and educating everyone about the history of New Mexico and the Spanish colonists who would become Hispanos! Those "other people" on the losing side who were pushed out with the Manifest Destiny, want to take away our uniqueness, lineage and place in Pre-American History. That second verse in Immigrant Song (Led Zeppelin) is like our story!

  5. Ashish Patel on March 14, 2022 at 5:45 pm

    Cultural and ethnic genocide. That’s how Spain controls anything.

  6. Leslie Lang on March 14, 2022 at 5:46 pm

    I listened very closely to what you said regarding the history of New Mexico. I’ve been reading a textbook called Cycles of Conquest written in the 1960s and still in use. It’s very interesting. It’s made me curious to know if the Spaniards kept records of what was going on in New Spain and not Spain itself. I’m looking for the Fronteras Presidio to see if there is anything left of it. It would be so great to see what could be found and then where are all the graves of the Jesuits and Franciscans who died in New Spain?

  7. Alp Aktuna on March 14, 2022 at 5:48 pm

    This is a brilliant video! Is there a book you would recommend to learn more about Coronado’s expedition? Something that is rather complete and detailed?

  8. Ceasar Paul on March 14, 2022 at 5:48 pm

    this is probably the most underated channel on youtube

  9. Todd Sewell on March 14, 2022 at 5:49 pm

    What sites did you visit in this video?

  10. Laura Loveee on March 14, 2022 at 5:49 pm

    I was raised very white and appear very white as my mother’s side is Hispanic and my fathers side is European (mainly Norwegian and Irish); I have blonde hair, blue eyes, and very pale skin. Growing up and having such a great appreciation for my mother’s heritage but having not so many outlets as to learn about it was really hard. Getting to know and appreciate my mother’s culture means so much to me just because I am so totally white washed and American. But I do have a little bit of her ancestry in me and I would like to cherish it:) It’s is important that we know where we came from and do not let white culture wash away such an important part of our history. I am going to binge watch any and all videos you have on my mothers ancestry:) thank you

  11. Subs acv on March 14, 2022 at 5:50 pm

    Great info! Thank you from India!!

  12. ArchEnema 67 on March 14, 2022 at 5:50 pm

    The Pueblos, like the Seminoles, are an artificial tribe made up of refugees from other tribes whose unity and identity had been shattered by war and conquest. History has little value when it allows important facts to be censored by current considerations of political sensitivities.

  13. Laila Archuleta on March 14, 2022 at 5:55 pm

    Definitely a colonial perspective. The pronunciation.. how dismal. You could have asked and local or googled this.

  14. Raphael Tdot on March 14, 2022 at 5:59 pm

    Gotta travel with this guy one day

  15. M Sandoval on March 14, 2022 at 6:02 pm

    Juan de Onate, was a tyrant to the natives. Did you know that Onate was basque from Spain?!

  16. tttttttttttttttt4193 on March 14, 2022 at 6:03 pm

    You have the best history channel on Youtube. Believe me.

  17. Cheeseatingjunlista on March 14, 2022 at 6:03 pm

    You deserve more recognition, Prester John? True erudition and nicely undermining, thank you Sir

  18. Tee Trujillo on March 14, 2022 at 6:05 pm

    Really great video. Interesting too

  19. Malik Nielsen on March 14, 2022 at 6:05 pm

    Love your work. All of them. Greetings from Greenland.

  20. Wes Woodward on March 14, 2022 at 6:07 pm

    1598 map showing California as an Island. January 25th 1700 9.5 earthquake Tsunami. Recorded by Japan.
    Wow California is mainland.

  21. Mal Anders on March 14, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    Pretty bad luck to travel to an arid region to film a video on a day when it’s raining.

  22. The Hammer Speaks on March 14, 2022 at 6:13 pm

    Very interesting. I like the way you put things into a bigger context.

  23. a a on March 14, 2022 at 6:13 pm

    Amazing story!!!!!!!
    Lots to learn

  24. Luyine Luna on March 14, 2022 at 6:14 pm

    We still live in the Manzano land grant today

  25. Luyine Luna on March 14, 2022 at 6:15 pm

    There s where we got are apache blood lines crossed, apache geronimo s cochise did a raid on the homestead near soccer nm

  26. CALLSIGN: SKINWALKER on March 14, 2022 at 6:16 pm

    After the Pueblo Revolt the Spanish had this belief that the Navajo were a single nomadic band. “The Apache de Nabajoo.”
    These “Troublesome People” along with the Pharaoh Apache heavily advocated many Pueblo to begin the Revolt. They were the first targets in The Reconquest of Nuevo Mexico.

  27. Emerson Benally on March 14, 2022 at 6:17 pm

    Awesome 👊

  28. Robert Baca on March 14, 2022 at 6:19 pm

    Very accurate history. Although we New Mexicans often know their own rich history, not many from elsewhere understand it. This is my people’s history – the Spanish, and the Native populations. I love the fact that you use New Mexico itself as a back drop.

  29. La leyenda negra española on March 14, 2022 at 6:19 pm

    You definitely have no idea about Spanish Empire.

  30. The Frog on March 14, 2022 at 6:20 pm

    Cibola – Spanish for Bison (Buffalo), 7 Cities of Gold can be traced to the Atlantis Legend in the Mediterranian area; Acoma = Accent on the First Syllable, San Juan de Los Caballeros = First Capital of La Reina De La Nueva Mexico, not to be confused with SanJuan Pueblo (Okay Owingeh). Council of the Indies designated that native populations be Christianized and then they have a redeemable Soul unlike the English Colonys making them equal citizens of the Spanish Empire and The Spanish Settlements of New Mexico were desiganated to be founded on the opposite bank of the Rivers to not encroach on Pueblo lands that still exist today. The Foot was not cut off but only the toes in the Old Arabic fashion otherwise they were unable to work but could not run away. Spanish Governors had Indians hung, whipped or beheaded as punishment, Pope and his revolutionaries had Spaniards murdered, tortured and some women and children distributed as concubines to the Indian revolters. I am through My DNA and documentary research a decendant of the Spaniards and Pueblos of New Mexico; my familys all residents of New Mexico continuously for over 400 years (Spanish) and 10,000 years+ Pueblo.

  31. Besitstookeez Beshzhacuz on March 14, 2022 at 6:20 pm


  32. Dave Ronald on March 14, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    Love your work, when was the last video you were able to shoot?

  33. Patrick Salazar on March 14, 2022 at 6:22 pm

    Need to learn more about nm history

  34. Regina Coach2U on March 14, 2022 at 6:22 pm

    My professor rocks!!!

  35. Gábor Erik on March 14, 2022 at 6:24 pm

    It would be interesting to know what’s the current status of the Spanish language is New Mexico. Is it a minority language? Is it becoming in the future the majority language due to immigration? What’s the state current relation to the other "United State" Mexico?

  36. D. L.R. on March 14, 2022 at 6:27 pm

    Hi, great video! If you want to expand it there’s an amazing prequel: the seven years journey of Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, which was the one who told the others about the cities of gold, later transformed into Cibola by the Franciscan mystic Marcus of Nice.

  37. Raphael Tdot on March 14, 2022 at 6:27 pm

    U da best! Keep it up

  38. Nah Bro on March 14, 2022 at 6:27 pm

    Thank you for making this, and for being accurate! For whatever reason we there’s a massive amount of disinformation about our history online, so it’s extremely helpful to have videos like this to combat that. Plus the juxtaposition of the ruins at Chaco is fantastic. It really drives home the fact that all this is something that actually happened in reality rather than something that just happened in a book.

  39. s a on March 14, 2022 at 6:29 pm

    Love your videos man keep it up.

  40. Besitstookeez Beshzhacuz on March 14, 2022 at 6:30 pm

    🤞the Turk

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  42. sifi40 on March 14, 2022 at 6:34 pm

    I’d recommend linking your Patreon in the descriptions of your videos. Great video as usual!

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  44. john banwell on March 14, 2022 at 6:36 pm

    This guy definitely deserves some Patreon. He does a lot of work for these videos.

  45. Rebecca Q on March 14, 2022 at 6:37 pm

    This is my family’s story.

  46. Razor 1uk on March 14, 2022 at 6:40 pm

    kiva, in exactly the same spelling and pronounciation, means ‘nice’ in Finnish.

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