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chpt. 5 vocab.

What is the importance of hispaniola? It is the site of the first Spanish colony in the Americas.
Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were the rulers of which country? Spain
Christopher Columbus believed that... The earth was round, he could reach Asia by sailing west from Europe, and he had landed in the Indies.
What best describes an expedition? A journey undertaken by a group of people with a definit purpose.
Why is Santo Domingo considered the frist permanent colony in the Americas? It was the frist place claimed for and controlled by a distant government.
Who granted the land of Flordia by the king of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico? Narvaez
Who founded the city of Veracruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico? Cortes
What is the genaral term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas? Conquistador
What is the governor of a colony who rules in the name of a king called? Viceroy
What is the name of the Native American village that has houses built out of adobe? Pueblo
Who explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search for Cibola? Coronado
What is a person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church? Friar
What is someone who is sent to do religious or chartiable work in a territory or foreign country? Missionary
What is the word that means to grant the power or authority to carry out a specific task? Commission
Who is one of the four survivors of the Narvaez expidition; returned to exico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven cities of gold? Cabeza de Vaca
Who explored parts of the southeast in his search for Cibola and reached the Mississippi River? De Soto
What is a settlement founded to spread Christainity to the people of the area? Mission
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