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ch. 5 Vocabulary
|It is the site of the first Spanish colonies in Americas.
|What is the significance if Hispaniola?
|Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were the rulers of...
|the earth was round. he could reach Asia by sailing west from Europe.
|which of the following best describes an expedition?
|a journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite purpose.
|Which of the following best describes a expedition?
|it was the first place claimed and controlled by a distant government.
|Why is Santo Domingo considered the first permanent colony in the Americas?
|granted by 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 Tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico
|general term for Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas.
|governor of a colony who rules in the name of the king.
|native American village of houses made of adobe.
|explored areas of present-day new Mexico,Texas,and Kansas in his search for cibola.
|a person belonging to one of the religous brotherhoods of the roman catholic church.
|one who is sent to do religous or charitable in a territory or foreign country.
|to grant the power or athority to carry out a specific task.
|Cabeza de Vaca
|one of four survivors of the narvaez expidition;returned to mexicoand then spain and spoke about the seven cities of gold.
|explored parts in the southeast in his search for cibola and reached the mississippi river.
|a settelment founded to spread christianity to hte people of the area.
|Gulf of Mexico
|king lois XIV was pursuaded to establish a colony at the mouth of the mississippi in large part because the colony would control trade in the atlantic ans the interior of north america.
|in 1681 La salle established fort St. lois on the texas coast.
|Rene-Robert Caveliar, Sieur de salle, claimed the mississippi river basin for france.
|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.
|a buccaneer was a type of whale, especally one who preyed on ships during the 1600's.
|needed supplies were dying
|La Salle became desperate to find the Mississippi because the colonists needed fresh water.`