8th grade, history
posted by Debra .
What was life like in spanish settlements in the caribbean and south america?
This article should get you started.
In addition to the very good Website from MsSue, here are others you might like:
1. (Wikipedia): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_colonization_of_the_Americas
2. (part II of #1): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_American_Wars_of_Independence
3. (from NationMaster): http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Slavery-in-the-Spanish-New-World-colonies
4. (from The Met Museum): http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/08/canc/ht08canc.htm
5. (Jamaica): http://jamaica-guide.info/past.and.present/history/spanish.settlement/
6. (from Mediaman): http://www.mediaman.com.au/profiles/south_america.html
NOTE: Please post any other specific questions you may have.