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Cortes
formed alliances with aztec people and took over montemuza
Pizarro
inca empire, captured ruler, made incas fill a room with gold
Ponce de Leon
Florida (st augustine) fountain of youth
Vaca
"medicine man" lost boats and landed in texas
Soto
mississippi river looking for gold
died of fever
Coranado
southwestern united states + grandcanyon + looking for gold
Onate
established new mexico, introduced cattle and horses
pueblos
towns, established center of trade
missions
religious communities
prestido
fort
encomienda
to demand taxes or labor from native americand
protestant reformation
a movement that caused many people to break away from the catholic church
mercantilism
a nations power based on its wealth
columbian exchange
exchange between plants, animals, and diseases across the Atlantic Ocean. involved europe, asia, africa, and america
northwest passage
a direct water route through the americas
which two countries searched for the northwest passage
france and england
giovanni de varazano
looked for north sea route
explored north america
jaques cartier
sailed up lawrence river. present day montreal
John cabot
laned on coast of newfoundland
henry hudson
sailed for both england and the dutch
samuel de champian
established first french settlement, in quebc
which group established the colony of new netherland
the dutch west india company in new jersey, new york, and pennsylvania
what was the new town/settlement called in the colony of new netherland?
new amsterdam
circumnavigate
sail around the world
conquistador
spanish explorers that received granta
line of demarcation
imaginary line running down the atlantic
plantation
large farm
striat
narrow sea passage
which explorer was the first to find a trade route to asia?
VASCO DE GAMA
which explorer established the basis for english claims to north america?
john cabot
which explorers crew were the first to sail around the world
magellen
which explorer named florida and found to fountain of youth?
ponce de leon
wich explorer establshed a settlement in quebec france?
champlain
which explorer/map maker were the americas named after/
amerigo versupucci
who explored present-day newfoundland almost 500 years before columbus?
Leif Erikson
who explored the mississippi river while looking for gold?
de soto
which explorer travled through new york and canada for england and the netherlands?
Henry Hudson
which explorer first sailed around the southern tip of africa?
barthelemu dias
which explorer explored the st lawrence river and founded montreal?
Jaques cartier
who explored mexico and conquered the aztecs
hernan cortes
which explorer is considered to be the first to discover the americas
christopher columbus
which explorer accidentily landed in brazil
pedro dabral
what title was columbus given
admiral of the ocean sea
who explored the southwest and grandcanayon while looking for cold
fransisco de cornado