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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.
|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 Tenochtitlan 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.