Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Unit 3 Vocab Words C

Sea Dogs Name given to English sailors who raided Spanish treasure ships.
Tenochititlan The ancient capital of the Aztec empire on the site of present day Mexico City. Destroyed by the Spanish in 1521.
Viceroy A man who served as a governor of a country, province or colony.
Columbian Exchange The transfer of diseases, between America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Circumnavigate To travel all the way around the globe
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 he right to tax local Indians or to demand their labor in exchange for protecting them and converting them to Christianity.
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.
Middle Passage A voyage that brought enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to North America and the West Indies.
African Diaspora The population of displaced Africans and their descendants around the world.
Created by: CharlieL