Dating sites for honduras

27 Feb

The nickname is considered complimentary, not derogatory.

In pre-Columbian times, modern Honduras was part of the Mesoamerican cultural area.

Silver mining was a key factor in the Spanish conquest and settlement of Honduras.

Initially the mines were worked by local people through the encomienda system, but as disease and resistance made this option less available, slaves from other parts of Central America were brought in.

In the west, Mayan civilization flourished for hundreds of years.

The dominant state within Honduras' borders was in Copán.

Much of the conquest took place in the following two decades, first by groups loyal to Cristóbal de Olid, and then by those loyal to Francisco Montejo but most particularly by those following Alvarado.

In addition to Spanish resources, the conquerors relied heavily on armed forces from Mexico—Tlaxcalans and Mexica armies of thousands who remained garrisoned in the region.

followed by Hernán Cortés, who had brought forces down from Mexico.

It was not until the end of the 16th century that Honduras was used for the whole province.

Prior to 1580, Honduras only referred to the eastern part of the province, and Higueras referred to the western part.

When local slave trading stopped at the end of the sixteenth century, African slaves, mostly from Angola, were imported.

After about 1650, very few slaves or other outside workers arrived in Honduras.