What is one of the far-reaching effects that the European conquistadores had on the people of Mesoamerica and South America? A majority of the people in Central America and South America speak Spanish today. The food of Central America and South America is influenced by paella and other Spanish foods. The people of Central America and South America have adopted the national anthem of Spain. The people of Central America and South America celebrate important Spanish national holidays.
The correct answer is A majority of the people in Central America and South America speak Spanish today With the paella it was opposite, the meso food influenced Spanish cuisine. National anthem of Spain is not used and they don't celebrate Spanish holidays. They do although mostly speak Spanish, in countries like the Argentine Republic, Peru, Venezuela, Mexico, and similar.