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Chapter 2 Section 2 The settling of the new world. Conquest and Colonies. Called the Conquistador because he conquered the Aztecs and their leader Montezuma at Tenochtitlan. . Hernan Cortez Spain. Conquered the Incas and their leader Atahualpa in Peru. Francisco Pizarro Spain.

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  • Chapter 2 Section 2

    • The settling of the new world

Conquest and Colonies


Called the Conquistador because he conquered the Aztecs and their leader Montezuma at Tenochtitlan.

Hernan CortezSpain


Conquered the Incas and their leader Atahualpa in Peru

Francisco PizarroSpain


Introduced the slave trade from Africa to the Spanish in their new world colonies

Bartolome de lasCasasSpain


Founded Quebec

Samuel de ChamplainFrance


Canoed down the Mississippi River for France and named the land Louisiana after King Louis of France

Rene-Robert La SalleFrance


New Netherland- The Dutch purchased the island of Manhattan from a Native American group called the Wappinger. This settlement became the only main Dutch colony in the Americas and was located along the Hudson River.

The main city of New Netherland was named New Amsterdam. Now it’s “The city so nice, they named it twice!”

Dutch Colonies


Jamestown Colony-1607 colony in Virginia that became the first permanent settlement in the US.

Pilgrims-English settlers at Plymouth Colony looking for religious freedom. Captain John Smith, Pocahantas

French and Indian War- British-French conflict over the British settling on French claimed soil.

English Colonies


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