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Chapter 5 Vocabulary
|What is the signifigance of Hispaniola?
|It is the site of the first Spanish colony in the Americas.
|Queen Isabelle and King Ferdinand were the rulers of...
|Christpher 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 taken by a group of people with a definite purpose
|Why is Santo Domingo considered the first pernament colony in the Americas?
|It was the first place claimed for and controlled by a distant government
|granted the land of Florida by the king of Spain
|founded the city of Veracruz;seized the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed it Mexico City
|general term for a 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 search of Cibola