35. The Taino Rebellion

Episode 36 October 07, 2018 00:21:43
35. The Taino Rebellion
The Latin American History Podcast
35. The Taino Rebellion
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When Ponce de Leon was not off exploring, he spent most of his time on the island of Puerto Rico. Despite having conquered it himself with ease however, his life there was far from straightforward. His governorship was challenged by both the indigenous inhabitants who launched a protracted rebellion, and rival Spaniards who hoped to control the island themselves.

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