Normal Size Small Size show me how
Chapter 5 Vocabulary
|What is the significance of Hispaniola?
|It is the site of the first Spanish colony in the Americas.
|Queen Isabella and King Ferdinandwere the rulers of
|Christopher Columbus believed that
|the earth was round, he could reach Asia by sailing west from Europe, and he landed in the Indies
|Which of the following best describes an expedition?
|a journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite purpose
|Why is Santo Domingo considered the first permanentcolony in the Americas?
|It was the first place claimed for and controlledby a distant goverment
|granted the land of Floridaby the king of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico
|founded the city of Veracruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico
|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
|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 religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country
|to grant power or authority to carry out a specific task
|one of the four survivers from the Narvaez expedition; returned to Mexico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven cities of gold
|Cabeza de Vaca
|explored parts of the Southeast in his search for Cibola