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Chapter 5 Vocabulary

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 ______ .
The Earth was round .He could reach Asia by sailing West from Europe. He had landed in the Indies . Christopher Columbus believed that _____ .
A journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite purpose . Which of the following best describes an expedition ?
It was the first place claimed for and controlled by a distant government . Why was Santo Domingo considered the first permanent colony in the Americas ?
Narávez . _______ granted the land of Florida by the king of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico .
Cortéz . ______ founded the city of Veracruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlán .
Conquistador . ______ is a general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth in the Americas .
Viceroy . ______ is a governor of a colony who rules in the name of the king .
Pueblo . ______ is a Native American village of houses built of adobe .
Coronado . ______ explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search of Cibola .
Friar . ______ is a person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church .
Missionary . _____ is one who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country .
Commission . _________ is to grant the power of authority to carry out a specific task .
Cabeza de Vaca . _______________ is one of four survivors of the Narávez expedition; returned to Mexico and then to Spain and talked of the seven cities of gold .
De Soto . ________ explored parts of the Southeast in his search for Cibola reached the Mississippi River .
Mission . A settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people of the area .
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