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|Who was the Spanish explorer who accidentally arrived in the Americas in the year 1492 after the end of the Reconquista?
|The 3 G's were...
|God, Gold, and Glory
|Who was the Spanish explorer landed in Mexico, defeated the Aztecs, and took back gold to Spain?
|What did Cortes bring back that made Spain VERY excited to explore?
|Pineda made a mapa (map) in what year?
|What did Pineda make the first map of?
|The Texas coastline
|Who was the Spanish explorer who shipwrecked and lived among the natives?
|Cabeza de Vaca
|Where did Cabeza de Vaca put the stories he heard of cities of gold?
|He wrote a book
|How did Spain react to Cabeza de Vaca's stories of cities of gold?
|They were VERY interested and sent more explorers
|Spain lost interest in lands north of New Spain because this explorer went on an expedition to cities of gold and found nada (nothing)
|What country landed in present-day Texas over 100 years after Spain and refueled Spanish settlement of Texas
|Which French explorer established Fort St. Louis in present-day Texas
|Soldier and explorer from Spain who is looking for the 3 G’s: God, Gold, and Glory
|Traveling in or through an unknown place to learn about it
|A journey with a specific purpose
|Land in the Americas claimed by Spain that included present-day Texas and Mexico. Spain wanted to get resources and wealth from New Spain
|A period of 780 years of fighting between Christian Kingdoms and Muslim Moors (from Northern Africa) over control of the southwest lands of Europe
|A sea route to the Pacific Ocean from the Arctic Ocean along the northern coast of North America
|Where did Columbus THINK he landed
|What civilization native to Mexico did Cortes destroy with smallpox?
|The Reconquista ended in what year?