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Chapter 5 Vocab

What is the significance of Hispaniola? It is the site of the 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 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.
Was granted the land of Florida by the king of Spain; drowned at see while attempting the reach Mexico: Narvaez
Founded the city of Veracruz; siezed the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico: Cortes
General term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas: Conquistador
Governor of a colony who rules in the name of the king: Viceroy
Explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search for Cibola: Coronado
Explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search for Cibola: Coronado
Person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic church: Friar
One who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country Missionary
To grant the power or authority to carry out a specific task