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Ch. 5 vocabulary

What is the significance of 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 the eath was round. he could reach asia by sailing west from Europe and that he had landed in the Indies
Wich of the following best descibes an expidition? a journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite purpose.
Why is Santo Domingo considered the first permanent colony in the Americas? It was the first place claimed for and controlled by a distant government.
granted the land of Flordia by the king of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico Narvaez
founded by the city of Veracruz; seized the city of tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico Cortes
general term for the spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas conquistador
govener of a colony who rules in the name of the king viceroy
Native American village of houses built of adobe pueblo
explored areas of present day New Mexico, texas, and kansas in his search for Cibola Coronado
person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church friar
one who is sent to do religous or charitable work in a teritory or foreign country missionary
to grant the poweer or authority to carry out a specific task commission
one of four survivors of the Narvaes expedition; returned to Mexico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven cites of gold Cabeza de Vaca
explored parts of the Souheast in his search for Cibola and reached the Mississippi River De Soto
a settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people of the area mission
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