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chapter 5 vocabulary
|What is the significance of Hispaniola?
|It is the sight of the first Spanish colony in the Americas.
|Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were 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 Americans?
|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 who rules in the name of the king.
|Native American village 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 four survivors of the Narvaez expedition; returned to Mexico and then 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 area.