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(5th) Social Studies

(5th) Social Studies-Ch. 7 (Vocab) The Fight For a Continent

Hacienda Large estates built by wealthy Spanish ranchers in North America
Presidio Military fort built by the Spanish
El Camino Real Spanish for "the royal road," a route that linked Spain's colonies in the American Southwest with Mexico
Pueblo Revolt Native American revolt in the late 1600 s in which the Pueblo temporarily drove the Spanish out of New Mexico
Trading Post Place in colonial North America where settlers and Native Americans met to trade goods
Tributary Stream or river that flows into a larger river
King Philip's War War in 1670 s between Native Americans and English settlers living in New England
Backcountry In the 13 Colonies the rugged stretch of land near the Appalachian Mountains
French & Indian War War fought by the British against the French and their Native American allies in North America which was won by the British in 1763
Pontiac's Rebellion Native American rebellion led by the Ottawa leader Pontiac in 1763
Proclamation of 1763 Law issued by King George III stating that colonists were no longer allowed to settle on land west of the Appalachian Mountains



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