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Chapter 5 Vocabulary

What is the significance of Hispaniola? It is the site of the first Spanish colony in the Americas.
Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were the rulers of... Spain.
Christopher Columbus believed that... A) The earth was round. B) He could reach Asia by sailing west from Europe. C)He had landed in the Indies.
Which of the following best describes an Expedition? A journey undertaken by a group of people with definite purpose.
Why is Santo Domingo Considered the first permanent colony in the Americas? It was the first place claimed for and controlled by a distant government.
Narvaez... Granted the land of Florida by the king of Spain;drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico.
Cortes... Founded the city of Veracruz;seized the city of tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico
Conquistador... General term for a Spanish Explorer who searched for Wealth and Land in the Americas.
Viceroy... Governor of a colony who rules in the name of the king.
Cabeza De Vaca...
De Soto
Created by: devinmoore.lms