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Chapter 5 Vocabulary

What is the significance of Hispaniola? It is a site of the first Spanish colony in the Americans.
Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were rulers of Spain
Christopher Columbus belived that The earth was round,he could reach Asia by sailing west,and he landed in the Indies.
What is an Expedition? 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 goverment.
Narvaez granted the land Florida by the king of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico
Cortes founded the city of Veracruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico
conquistador general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas
viceroy governor of a colony who rules in the name of the king
pueblo Native American village of houses built of adobe
Coronado explored areas of present-day New Mexico,Texas,and Kansas in his search for Cibola