Chapter 2 Vocab. Colombian Exchange- People, plants, animals and diseases back and forth across the Atlantic Ocean. Slavery- treating people as property. Conquistadors- Spanish soldier explorers who conquered the native people for Spain.
Colombian Exchange- People, plants, animals and diseases back and forth across the Atlantic Ocean.
Slavery- treating people as property.
Conquistadors- Spanish soldier explorers who conquered the native people for Spain.
Colony- a new settlement or territory established in another land.
Missionaries- people who travel to a territory or community to convert other people.
Coureurs de bois- French fur trappers.
2. Christopher Columbus
Discovered San Salvador in 1492.
First European explorer to discover “new world”
Sailed with three ships
4. Hernan Cortes-
Conquers Mexico with horses and 500 soldiers
Built Mexico city, capital of New Spain
5. Francisco Pizarro-
1532, Conquers Peru
SMALL POX came before he did, killed thousands of natives
1. Ponce de Leon
1513, discovered Florida on Easter Sunday
La Florida means: flowery Easter
Went looking for seven cities of gold
Claims much of the Southwest for Spain.
4. The Spanish did the following to the Natives:
Converted to Christianity
Conquered them and their land
Columbian Exchange- exchange of plants, animals and diseases.
Missionaries- Spanish Priests who came to the new world to convert the native people.
Conquistadors- Spanish soldiers/explorers who conquered land in the name of Spain.
Coronado- Went looking for seven cities of gold, claimed much of the Southwest.
Columbus- 1492, discovered San Salvador.
Cortes- Conquered the Aztec in Mexico.
Juan Ponce de Leon- Discovered a flowery peninsula, named it La Florida.
Pizarro- Conquered Peru in South America.
2. Samuel de Champlain
1608, sailed up the St. Lawrence river
Built a trading post called Quebec
Made friends with local Indians
1. Henry Hudson
2. Peter Stuyvesant
4. Dutch became friends and buisness partners with Natives.
Gave the Iroquois supplies and guns.