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Ch. 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 eath was round. he could reach asia by sailing west from Europe and that he had landed in the Indies
|Wich of the following best descibes an expidition?
|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 Flordia by the king of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico
|founded by the city of Veracruz; seized the city of tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico
|general term for the spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas
|govener of a colony 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 religous or charitable work in a teritory or foreign country
|to grant the poweer or authority to carry out a specific task
|one of four survivors of the Narvaes expedition; returned to Mexico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven cites of gold
|Cabeza de Vaca
|explored parts of the Souheast in his search for Cibola and reached the Mississippi River
|a settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people of the area