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chapter 5 vocabulary

TermDefinition
What is the significance of Hispaniola? It is the site of the first Spanish colony in the Americans.
Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were the rulers of Spain
Christopher Columbus believed that the earth was round B he could reach Asia by sailing west from Europe C 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.
Narvaez granted the land of Florida by the King of Spine;drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico
Cortes found the city of Veracruz;seized the city of Tenochtitilan and renamed it the city of Mexico
conquistador general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas
viceroy governor of a colony who rules in the name of the king
pueblo Native American village of houses built of adobe
Coronado explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search for Cibola
friar person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church
missionary one who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country
commission to grant the power or authority to carry out a specific task
 

 



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