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Social Studies Chapter 4 Explorers

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Atahuallpa
Leader of the Incas killed by the Spanish.
Tisquantum
Indian who taught the Pilgrims how to fish and plant crops that would do well.
Motecuhzoma
The Aztec leader when Europeans came to Mexico.
Indian peoples
Died from hunger, overwork, and diseases after being enslaved by the Spanish.
Africans
People brought to the Americas against their will and forced to work for the colonists.
Francisco Pizarro
Spanish conquistador who ordered his soldiers to kill the Inca emperor.
Hernando Cortes
Leader of the Spanish conquistadors who conquered the Aztecs.
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Spanish explorer who heard stories about the Seven Cities of Gold and set out to find them.
Hernando de Soto
Explorer who claimed for Spain all of what is today the southeastern U.S.
Juan Ponce de Leon
Spanish explorer who looked for the Fountain of Youth and named present-day Florida.
Jacques Cartier
Explorer who looked for the Northwest Passage.
Samuel de Champlain
Explorer who founded Quebec and Montreal.
Sir Walter Raleigh
European who founded a colony at Roanoke Island that soon disappeared.