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Ch.5 voc.

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It is the site of the first Spanish colony in the Americas. What is the significance of Hispaniola?
Spain. Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were the rulers of_____.
A.The earth was round. B.He could reach Asia by sailing west from Europe. C.He landed in the Indies. Christopher Columbus believed that_____.
A journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite purpose. Which of the following describes an expedition?
It was the first place claimed for and controlled by a distant government. Why is Santo Domingo considered the first permanent colony in the Americas?
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 Tenochtitlan and renamed the city of Mexico.
conquistador. A 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.
pueblo. Native American village of houses built of adobe.
Coronado. Explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in search for Cibola.
friar. Person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church.
missionary. One who is sent to do religious charitable work in a territory or foreign country.
commission. To grant the power or authority to carry out a specific task.
Cabeza de Vaca. One of the four survivors of the Narvaez expedition; returned to Mexico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven cities of gold.
De Soto. Explored parts of the Southeast in his search for Cibola and reached the Mississippi River.
mission. A settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people of the area.
Gulf of Mexico. King Louis XIV was persuaded to establish a colony at the mouth of the Mississippi in large part because the colony would control trade in the (Atlantic) and in the interior of North America.
1685. In (1681) La Salle established Fort St. Louis on the Texas coast.
True. Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, claimed (the Mississippi River Basin) for France.
Pirate. A buccaneer was a (type of whale), especially one who preyed on ships during the 1600's.
Delta. La Salle could not find the mouth of the Mississippi again because the (isthmus) made it difficult to locate a stream that would lead to the great river.
Needed supplies; were dying. La Salle became desprate to find the Mississippi because the colonists (needed fresh water).
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