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
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?
founded the city of Veracruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlan and reamed it the city of Mexico
general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas
Governor of a colony who rules in the same name of the king
Native American village of houses built of adobe
explored areas of present-day New Mexico,Texas,kansas in his search for cibola
person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the roman Catholic Church
one who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country
to grant the power or authority to carry out a specific task
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
a settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people of the area