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chapter 5 vocabulary

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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 Ferdlinand were the rulers of   Spain  
Christopher Columbus believed that   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 permanent colony in the Americas?   It was the site of the Europeans' first campsite  
who was 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 reamed 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 same name of the king   viceroy  
Native American village of houses built of adobe   Pueblo  
explored areas of present-day New Mexico,Texas,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 in a territory or foreign country   missionary  
to grant 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 cities of gold   Cabeza de Vaca  
explored parts of the southeast in his search for cibola and reached the Mississippi River   De Soto  
a settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people of the area   mission  


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