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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
|Where did Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand rule?
|What did Christopher Columbus believe?
|The earth was round, he could reach Asia by sailing west from Europe, and that he had landed in the Indies
|What 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
|Who was granted the land of Florida by the king of Spain, and drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico?
|Who founded the city of Veracruz, and seized the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico?
|What is the 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
|What is a Native American village of houses built of adobe called?
|Who explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search for Cibola?
|What is someone called if they are a person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church?
|What is one who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country called?
|What is it called to grant the power or authority to carry out a specific task?
|Who is one of the four survivors of the Narvaez expedition, and returned to Mexico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven cities of gold?
|Cabeza de Vaca
|Who explored parts of the Southeast in his search for Cibola and reached the Mississippi River