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Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Francisco Pizarro in next to no time with this concise guide.
50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Francisco Pizarro. In the 16th century, much of the Americas was as of yet undiscovered by European explorers. After two expensive failed attempts and an agreement signed with the Spanish monarchy, Pizarro finally set out on a successful conquest to found new towns and seize the riches of the Inca Empire. Nonetheless, tensions among his own men and from the native populations would make things more difficult than he anticipated.
In just 50 minutes you will:
• Learn about Pizarro’s first, failed expeditions around Peru
• Gain a deeper understanding of the agreements he negotiated with the Spanish government and his new conquest of South American territories
• Discover the problems that arose with Inca populations and the dissidence within his own troops that led to his dramatic assassination
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