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Friar

A member of a catholic religious order

Conquistador

One of the Spanish soldiers who sought riches and power for Spain, in the conquest of the Americas

Viceroy

A fovernor who rules as a representative of a king or sovereign

Mission

A religious settlement

Stockade

an enclosure of posts made to form a defense (used by the French)

Pueblo

A Native American village with joined, flat-roofed buildings (adobe)

Council

A group of advisors

Presidio

A Spanish Military outpost

Ayuntamiento

A city council

Alcalde

The chief official of a Apanish town

Mestizos

A person of mixed blood, usually Spanish and Native American

Province

One district of a country

Quetzalcoatl

At first, the Aztecs welcomed Cortes becasue they thought he was

Adopting to the ways of the Karankawa

After becoming shipwrecked, Cabeza de Vaca survived by

Inspired other conquistadors to explore and look for gold

How did the success of Cortes in Mexico affect other conquistadors

Alvarez de Pineda

Who sailed along the Gulf of Mexico and Mapped the coastline?

Cabeza de Vaca

Who spent 6 years among the Karankawa?

Estevanico

Who was the first black man in Texas?

Spain, England, and France

What three countries were competing for power in the 1500s?

God, Gold, and Glory

What were three things Spainsh conquistadors were looking for?

1519

In what year did Cortes land in Mexico?

Moctezuma

What was the name of the Aztec emperor?

Tenochitlan

What was the name of the Aztec city that Cortes built Mexico City over?

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