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Columbian Exchange The transfer of plants, animals, and diseases between the Americas and Europe, Asia and Africa.
Sea Dogs English sailors who raided Spanish treasure ships.
Conquistador A Spanish soldier and explorer who led military expeditions in the Americas and captured land for Spain
Encomienda System A system in Spanish America that gave settlers the right to tax local Indians.
Plantation A large farm that usually specialized in growing one kind of crop for profit.
Protestant Reformation A religious movement begun by Martin Luther and others in 1517 to reform the Catholic Church.
Spanish Armada A large Spanish fleet defeated by England in 1588.
Northwest Passage A nonexistent path through North America that early explorers searched for that would allow ships to sail from the Atlantic to the pacific Ocean.
Charter An official document that gives a person the right to establish a colony.
Tenochtitlan A place built in the middle of Lake Texcoco, near the present-day site of Mexico.
Viceroy goveners appointed by the king
Aztecs ruled the most powerful state in Mesoamerica
Incas started in the andes but in time moved throughout the whole pacific coast with about 12 million.
immigrants a person who moves to another country after leaving his or her home land
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