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Columbian Exchange The transfer of plant, animals, and diseases between the Americas and Europe, Asia, and Africa
Sea dogs a group of sailers that raided the Spanish's treasure ships
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 the 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
Tenochtitlan an ancient Aztec city on the site of present day Mexico city, it was destroyed by the Spanish in 1521
Viceroy The govener of a country or province who rules as the representative of a king
Aztecs a group of native americans that had a good military system
Incas a group of native americans that lived in the Andes mountains
Emigrants A person who leaves their own country to settle permanantly in another
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