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history unit 2

Columbian Exchange the transfer of plants, animals, and diseases between the americas, europe, asia, and africa
Sea Dogs a sailor especially an experienced one
Conquestidor 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 the right to tax local indians or to 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 nonexistant path through north america that early explorers searhed 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
Tenochtitlan Moctezuma's capital
Viceroy a person appointed to rule a country or province as the deputy of the sovereign: the viceroy of India.
Aztecs a member of a Nahuatl-speaking state in central Mexico that was conquered by Cort├ęs in 1521.
Incas a member of any of the dominant groups of South American Indian peoples who established an empire in Peru prior to the Spanish conquest.
Emigrants are people who leave one place and go to another place
Hernan Cortes a person who went and took over the aztec tribe he took very big advantage of them he is Spanish
Francisco Pizzaro He is Spanish he killed the inca tribe and their leaders and captured the rest
Ponce De Leon He is Spanish he was the first to set foot on the uninted states of America He also looked for the fountain of youth
Hernando De Soto Discovered the Mississippi River
Cabeza De Vaca and Estevanico He traveled along the colorado river.
Francisco Coronado Spanish conquistador found the grand cannon
John Cabot He found newfoudland and Canada
jacques Cartier He sailed the Lawrence river and went to montreal canada.
Henry Hudson 1st voyage Tried to find the north west passage
Samuel de Champlain He found and founded present day Quebec
Marquette and Joliet They sailed down the mississippi river
Rene Robert de La Salle Claimed the valley for france
Peter Minuit Bought the island of Manhattan for $24!
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