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SS Chap 4 vocab

Niewoehner SS Chapter 4 vocab

society a group of people forming a community
mission a religious settlement
missionary people who live and work in a religious settlement, teaching religious beliefs
convert to change from one belief to another
conquest the capture or taking of something by force
expedition a journey made for a special purpose
ally a friend who will help in a fight
conquistador a Spanish word for conquerors who came to the Americas in the 1500s
colony a settlement far from the country that rules it
colonist a person who lives in a colony
Columbian Exchange a movement of people, animals, plants, diseases, and ways of life between the Eastern and Western Hemispheres
encomienda grant given by the king of Spain to wealthy settlers in New Spain, giving them control of all Native Americans living on that land
plantation a large farm with workers who live on the land they work
Created by: kniewoehner