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Unit 2

Columbian Exchange The transfer of plants, animals, and diseases between the Americans, Europeans, Asian, and African.
Sea Dogs The people on ships that raid other ships for their gold.
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 the gave settlers the right to tax local Indians or demand their labor in exchange for protecting them and converting them to Christianity.
Plantation A large farm that 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 the early explorers searched for that would allow ships to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.
Charter An official document that dives a person the right to establish a colony.
Tenochtitlan An ancient Aztec city on the site of present day Mexico City. It was destroyed by the Spanish in 1521.
Viceroy A person appointed to rule a country or province as the deputy of the sovereign.
Aztecs A member of an American Indian people whose empire in Mexico was conquered by the Spaniards.
Incas A Native American tribe that settled in Mexico.
Emigrants A person that moves.
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