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Chapter 5 Vocabulary
|What is the significance of Hispaniola?
|It is the site 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, he had landed in the Indies.
|Which of the following best describes an expedition?
|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.
|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 Tenoochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico.
|general term for a 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 made of houses built of adobe.
|explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search for Cibola.
|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
|to grant the power or authority to carry out a specific task
|Cabeza de Vaca
|one of the four survivors of the Narvarez expedition; returned to Mexico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven cities of gold
|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.