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Wyatt - History Chapter 4

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Motecuhzoma
was the Aztec leader when Europeans came to Mexico
Hernando Cortes
was the Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztecs
Francisco Pizarro
was the Spanish conquistador who ordered his soldiers to kill the Inca emperor
Atahuallpa
was the leader of the Incas killed by the Spanish
Juan Ponce de Leon
was the Spanish explorer who looked for the fountain of youth and named present day Florida
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
was the Spanish explorer who heard stories about the Seven Cities of Gold and set out to find them
Hernando de Soto
was the explorer who claimed for Spain all of what is today the southeastern United States and battled with Chief Tuscaloosa.
Missionaries
were people who came to the Americas to convert native people to Christianity
Africans
were people who came to America against their will and forced to work for the colonists
Jacques Cartier
was an explorer who looked for the Northwest Passage
Samuel de Champlain
was the explorer who founded Quebec and Montreal
Sir Walter Raleigh
was the European who founded the colony of Roanoke Island that soon disappeared
Native Americans
died from hunger, overwork, and diseases after being enslaved by the Spanish
Squanto
was an Indian who taught the Pilgrims how to fish and plant crops that would do well