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What is the significance of Hispaniola?   it is the site of the first Spanish colony in the Americas.  
Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were the rulers of.   Spain.  
Christopher Columbus believed that.   the earth was round, he could Asia by sailing west from Europe, he had landed in the Indies.  
which of the following best describes an expedition?   a journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite purpose.  
Why is Santo Domingo considered the first permanent colony in the Americas?   It was the first place claimed for and controlled by a distant government.  
granted the land of Florida by the king of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico   Narvaez  
founded the city of Veracruz; seized the city of tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico   Cortes  
general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas.   conquistador  
governor of a colony who rules in the name of the king.   viceroy  
Native American village of houses built of adobe   pueblo  
explored areas of present day New Mexico Texas and Kansas in his search for Cibola   Coronado  
person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church   friar  
one who is sent to do religious or charitable work work in territory or foreign country   missionary  
to grant power the power or authority to carry out a specific task   commission  
one of four survivors of the Narvaez expedition ; returned to mexico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven city's of gold   DE Soto  
a settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people of the area   mission  


   


 
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