A small, highly maneuverable three-masted ship used by the Portuguese and Spanish in the exploration of the Atlantic.
Spanish 'conqueror' or soldier in the New World. They were searching for the 3-G's: gold, God, and glory.
The 3 G's
Gold God and Glory- three reasons people seeked new land
Treaty of Tordesillas
a 1494 agreement between Portugal and Spain, declaring that newly discovered lands to the west of an imaginary line in the Atlantic Ocean would belong to Spain and newly discovered lands to the east of the line would belong to Portugal.