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chapter 5 vocab

what is the significance Hispaniola ? it is the site of the first Spanish colony in the Americas
Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were the rulers of Spain
Christopher Columbus believed that a the earth was round b he could reach asia by sailing east from europe c he had landed in the indies
Which of the following bests describes an expedition a journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite purpose
Why is Santo Domingo considered the first permanet colony in the americas It was the first place claimed for and controlled by a distant goverment
Narveas Granted the land of Florida by the king of Spain drowned at sea while trying to reach Mexico
Cortez founded the city of Veracruz seized the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed the city of mexico
conquistador general term for a spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the americas
viceroy governer of a colony who rules in the name of the king
pueblo Native Americans village built of adobe
corando explored areas of present day New Mexico
frair person belonging to one of the religous brotherhoods of the roman catholic church
missionary one who is sent to do religous or charitable work in a Territory or Foriegn country
commission to grant the power of authority to carry out a specific task
cabeza de vaca one of four surviviors of the Narveas expedition returned to mexico and the spain and spoke about the seven cities of gold
mission a settlement founded to spread christianity