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Chapter 5 Voc.

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What is the significance of Hispaniola?   It is the sight of the first Spanish colony in the Americas.  
Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were the rulers of-   Spain  
Christopher Columbus believed that-   All of the above- the earth was round, he could reach 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 permanet colony in the Americans?   It was the first place claimed for and controlled by a distant goverment.  
Narvaez   granted the land of Florida by the king of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach the city of Mexico  
Cortes   founded the city of Veracruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico  
conquistador   general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas  
viceroy   governor of a colony who rules in the name of the king  
pueblo   Native American village of houses built of adobe  
Coronado   explored areas of present-day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search for Cibola  
fiar   person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church  
missionary   one who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country  
commission   to grant the power or authority to carry out a specific task  
Cabeza de Vaca   one of the four survivors of the Narvaez expedition; returned to Mexico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven cities of gold  
De Soto   explored parts of the Southeast in his search for Cibola and reached the Mississippi River  
mission   a settlement founded to spread Christanity to the people of the area  


   


 
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