How did Spain become new Spain?

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Spain did not "become" New Spain. New Spain used to refer to the American colonies as they were to be a reflection of "old" Spain.
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What is Spain?

Spain is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula in thesouthwest of Europe. It neighbours Portugal, Gibraltar, Andorra andFrance.

Where is New Spain?

After Spain had conquered areas in Central America and the southern part of North America in the 16th century, those territories were called New Spain.

How do you get to Spain?

You may go to Spain by walking, driving, flying,or going by boat, it depends on where you are and what you can afford.

Why did Spain send priests to new Spain?

To conquer the Incan Empire. Spain has a very strong Roman Catholic background and has had for many centuries. Because of this background they did everything in their co

Why did Spain send priests new Spain?

Spain has a very strong Roman Catholic background and has had for many centuries. Because of this background they did everything in their considerable power to bring Catholici

Why did the Spain establish missons in New Spain?

Spain has a very strong Roman Catholic background and has had for many centuries. Because of this background they did everything in their considerable power to bring Catholici

How did Spain get there?

The christian kingdoms of the north of the Iberian paeninsula allied in order to expulse the muslims in the south.
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Why did new Spain become Mexico?

New Spain was the name given to the Spanish colony in the Americas on present-day Mexico between 1521 and 1821. After a bloody Independence War (1810-1821) these lands spli