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6th SS Ch 3 Sec 3

6th grade social studies chapter 3 section 3

Conquistadores Conqueror
Explores offered this to lead expeditions to new world Grants (Money)
Why explore? Convert natives to Christianity, riches, adventures, national glory
Spanish Explorer on Columbus' 2nd voyage Juan Ponce de Leon
Juan Ponce de Leon was told there was a Fountain of Youth
Ponce de Leon thought he found Bimini, but instead found Florida
Juan Ponce de Leon conquered Puerto Rico
Ponce named Florida La Florida
Ponce claimed Florida for Spain
Spanish explorer sent to find gold in the land of Aztecs Hernando Cortes
Cortes landed in ____ with 650 soldiers Mexico
Aztec empire covered _______ square miles 80,000
___ Aztec people 5,000,000
Aztecs believed a ______ god would return to rule them Light Skinned
Aztec people believed Cortez could be their God
Aztecs had no Horses or guns
Native American Story Seven Cities of Gold
Priest sent on an expedition to search for gold Marcos de Niza
Slave dies, priest returns telling of a Golden City
Explorer who sets out with 300 soldiers to search for golden city Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Coronado brought 1,000+ enslaved ____ to search for golden cities Native Americans
Coronado explored Southwestern US and claimed land for Spain, called New Spain
Spanish explorer who explored Western Coast of South America Francisco Pizarro
Pizarro encountered this tribe Incas
Priest said Incas must convert and Incas declined. What happened? War began
Pizarro captured Inca leaders and demands a room filled with Gold and Silver
Pizarro received the ransom but Killed the leader anyway
Pizarro and 200 spanish kill more than ___Incas 2,000
Spanish explorer explored Southeastern US Hernando de Soto
Soto and 600 men sailed from Cuba to Tampa Bay area
Soto would be come the first Europeans to see the Mississippi River
Soto died of Fever
Many changes were happening in the Catholic Church. Time known as Reformation
Missionaries covered Natives to Catholicism
Missionaries enslaved many Natives
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