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Colonization and Resistance (15:42)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 01:52 How does Dr. Swentzell describe the Pueblos of New Mexico before Spanish arrival?
  2. 03:08 Why did the Spanish decide to invade New Mexico and what were some of the immediate consequences of the decision?
  3. 04:40 What are some examples that Dr. Swentzell provides about how Pueblo people experienced colonization?
  4. 06:20 What are some of the ways that Pueblo people resisted Spanish colonization before 1680?
  5. 09:53 The Pueblo Revolt of 1680 was about many different issues, but it was sparked by one big event. What were the main grievances, and what was the big event?
  6. 11:45 How did the Pueblos coordinate the revolt? Was it successful?
  7. 13:14 The Pueblo Revolt of 1680 is sometimes called the first and most successful revolt against European colonialism. Does Dr. Swentzell agree? What evidence does he mention to support or challenge this idea?