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Colon’s Spain and the Quest for Western Lands

Season 10 Episode 1008 | 26m 46s

Huelva and its surroundings reveal a wealth of cultural and historical influences, from Romans through Moors to Spaniards, from technology to disease, through (perhaps) Italians and (perhaps) Portuguese ancestry that Columbus and subsequent would-be conquerors carried with them to would transform the Americas into a European province.

Aired: 03/31/23 | Expires: 03/31/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Understanding Columbus and the influence and destruction heaped on the Americas.
Exploring the resistance and reception of Europeans to the Americas.
The falling water levels of Lake Powell reveal fragments of ancient peoples.
Conservation groups work for the ideal habitat for jaguars, mountain lions and ocelots
The natural monuments that define the territories of native peoples in New Mexico.
Protecting whales and cultivating the friendship between people and the gentle giants.
Exploring a once booming tourist mecca that is now a nearly dead body of water.
Explore how southwestern U.S. native peoples established the Colorado Plateau.
Explore the Four Corners portion of the Colorado Plateau.
Discover Nicaragua and its diversity of cultures and natural wonders.
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