The Conquest of the Americas
Part 1: Match the Key Terms
|A) It means
"conquerors" in Spanish.
B) This disease killed thousands of Incas.
C) Armed expeditions into northern areas.
D) Unexplored areas in Mexico and N. America.
E) People born in Spain.
F) Children of mixed heritage with Indian and Spanish parents.
G) Lowest social group, a mix of African, Indian, and Spanish heritages.
H) Building a nation's strength with Gold and Silver.
I) A system where Spanish rulers enslaved a certain number of Indians.
J) Being attacked, imprisoned, or killed for your beliefs.
K) French Protestants who came to Canada for religious freedom.
L) A Spanish fleet defeated by the English in 1588.
|Part II: Match the Important
_O__13) He posed a threat to Spain's empire
R) de Soto
T) Ponce de Leon
Part 3: Knowing Geography
each blank, write the letter of the place that is described by the
__C__20) Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo explored and claimed for Spain the Pacific Coast of North America as far north as this point.
__B__22) Spain gained great riches when Francisco
Pizarro conquered the Incas here.
__D__23) Hernán Cortés defeated the Aztecs here.
__A__24) Hernando de Soto left ____ to search for gold in the present-day southeastern
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