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Unit 3, Early Explorers

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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?