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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 ?
|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 ?
|_______ granted the land of Florida by the king of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico .
|______ founded the city of Veracruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlán .
|______ is a general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth in the Americas .
|______ is a governor of a colony who rules in the name of the king .
|______ is a Native American village of houses built of adobe .
|______ explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search of Cibola .
|______ is a person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church .
|_____ is one who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country .
|_________ 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 .
|A settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people of the area .