they existed in the americans before the arrrival of the explorer columbian bus 1492.
a family of American Indian languages spoken by Mayan peoples
Largest and most powerful Andean empire. Controlled the Pacific coast of South America from Ecuador to Chile from its capital of Cuzco.
a member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519
Known as the Henry the Navigator, gathered experts in science, mapmaking, and shipbuilding whose work led to a fleet of ships that explored the coast of west Africa
Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus's voyages.
vasco de gama
A Portugese sailor who was the first European to sail around southern Africa to the Indian Ocean, A Portugese sailor who was the first European to sail around southern Africa to the Indian Ocean.
Portuguese navigator who led the Spanish expedition of 1519-1522 that was the first to sail around the world.
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)
Spanish 'conqueror' or soldier in the New World. They were searching for the 3-G's: gold, God, and glory.
spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas
priviledge given by Spain to Spanish settlers in the Americas which allowed to control the lands and people of a certain territory
French colonies in North America; extended from St. Lawrence River along Great Lakes and down Mississippi River valley system.
a Dutch colony in North America along the Hudson and lower Delaware rivers although the colony centered in New Amsterdam