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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
|Christopher Columbus believed that
|the earth was round, he could reach Asia by sailing west from Europe, and he had landed in the Indies.
|An expedition is
|a journey undertaken by a group of people with a 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.
|Who was granted the land of Florida by the king of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico?
|Who founded the city of Veracruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico?
|What is the general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas?
|What is the term for a governor of a colony who rules in the name of the king
|this is a Native American village of houses built of adobe
|Who explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search for Cibola?
|This is a person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church.
|one who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country
|when you give someone the power or authority to carry out a specific task
|this man is one of four survivors of the Narvaez expedition; he returned to Mexico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven cities of gold
|Cabeza de Vaca
|Who explored parts of the Southeast in his search for Cibola and reached the Mississippi River?
|A settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people of the area