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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 Spain
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 Narvaez
founded the city of Veracruz; seized 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
Native American village of houses built of adobe pueblo
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 power or authority to carry out a specific task commission
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
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