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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... Spain.
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? Narvaez.
Who founded the city of Varacruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlan and remained in the city of mexico? Cortes
What is a general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth in the Americas? Conquistador.
What is a governer of a colony who rules in the name of the king? Viceroy.
What do you call a Native American house made of Adobe? Pueblo.
Who explored parts of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search for Cibola? Coronado.
What is teh title of a person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church? Friar.
What do you call one who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country? Missionary.
What do you do to grant the power or authority to carry out a specific task? Commision.
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? De Soto.
What is a settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people of the area? Mission.
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.
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