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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... Spain
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 Narvaez
founded the city of Veracruz;seized the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed it Mexico City Cortes
general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas conquistador
govener of a colony who rules in the name of the king viceroy
Native American village of houses built of adobe pueblo
explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in search of Cibola Coronado