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Jude 5th - Chapter 2

Chapter 2: Conquest of the New World

conquistador Spanish adventurer who wanted to conquer the New World for Spain
Hernan Cortes conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and ruled New Spain
Santiago town that Cortes was mayor of in Cuba
Tenochtitlan capital city of the Aztec empire
Montezuma king of the Aztecs
Quetzalcoatl name of the Aztec legend that the king feared was coming true when Cortes showed up
La Noche Triste the night many Spanish died trying to escape the city
New Spain name of the Spanish empire in Mexico
Mexico City name of the old city of Tenochtitlan after the Spanish captured it
Inca Native American empire in Peru
Hernando de Soto conquistador who explored Florida
Francisco Pizarro conquistador who conquered the Inca
Francisco Coronado conquistador who was sent to look for the cities of gold
pueblos apartment like villages that the Natives lived in that were made of adobe
Created by: MissMisiak