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  1. colony
  2. turning point
  3. established church
  4. Christopher Colombus
  5. Aztecs
  1. a a group of people who settle in a distant land but are still ruled by the government of their native land
  2. b Indian empire conquered by the Spanish, many of them died from European diseases
  3. c the chosen religion of a state; most rulers during the 1500s supported this practice.
  4. d a moment in history that marks a decisive change
  5. e looking for a route to Asia and found the Americas, he did NOT discover America, but his voyage did have a lasting impact! His voyages led to trade between the Eastern and Western Hemispheres

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. below the Peninsulares, they were people who were born in New Spain to Spanish parents
  2. Engligh colony in Virginia; located in a swampy area, the colonists suffered from disease spread by mosquitoes, conflicts with Native Americans and starvation.
  3. attempted to help Native Americans by asking the King of Spain to enact laws prohibiting their enslavement
  4. Wampanoag Indian who helped the Pilgrims to grow native crops
  5. top social class of New Spain, people who were born in Spain and held the highest jobs in government and the Church.

5 True/False Questions

  1. northwest passagean area of settlements in North and South America that we conquered by conquistadors.


  2. mestizosbelow the creoles, they were people who were of mixed Spanish and Indian background in New Spain


  3. Pilgrimsin the 1600s, English settlers who sought religious freedom in the Americas; settled the colony of Plymoth in Massachusetts. After struggling to survive their first winter they were helped by Native Americans to better learn how to fish and farm.


  4. Protestant Reformationlarge estate farmed by many workers


  5. missionsreligious settlements run by Catholic priests and friars


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