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chapter 16 vocab 1


conquistador name for a spanish explorer who claimed lands in the americas
immunity resisitance
alliance formal agreement between groups of people in the same nation
civil wars fought between groups of people in the same nation.
viceroy representatives who ruled in his name
plantation large estates run by an owner or the owners overseer
encomiendas the right to demand labor or tribute
peons workers forced to labor for a landlord on order to pay off a debt
peninsulares peeople born in spain
creoles american born descendants of spanish settlers
mestizos people of native american and european descent
mulattoes people of african and european descent
privateers operated with the approval of european governments
missionary hoping to spread christianity to native americans
Created by: nikmayfield