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Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Mr. Smith Vocabulary For Chapter 5
|What is the significance of Hispaniol?
|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 that he had landed in the indies.
|What is the correct definition of expedition?
|A journey undertaken by a group of people with a 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 goverment.
|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 Varacruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlan and remained in the city of mexico?
|What is a general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth in the Americas?
|What is a governer of a colony who rules in the name of the king?
|What do you call a Native American house made of Adobe?
|Who explored parts of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search for Cibola?
|What is teh title of a person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church?
|What do you call one who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country?
|What do you do to grant the power or authority to carry out a specific task?
|Who was one of the four survivors of the Narvaez expedition; returned to Mexico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven cities of gold?
|Cabeza de Vaca.
|Who explored parts of the southwest in his search for Cibola and then returned to the Mississippi River?
|What is a settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people of the area?
|Who was one of teh four survivors of the Narvaez expedition; returned to Mexico and then Spain and spoke of the seven cities of gold?
|Cabeza de Vaca.