CHAPTER 15 Section 1 Terms, People, and Places. Conquistador Immunity Hernan Cortes Tenochtitlan Malinche Alliance Moctezuma Francisco Pizarro Civil War. Conquistador – Spanish explorers who claimed lands in the Americas for Spain in the 1500s and 1600s.
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Conquistador – Spanish explorers who claimed lands in the Americas for Spain in the 1500s and 1600s.
Malinche – Young Indian woman who served the Spanish as a translator, she knew Maya, Spanish, and the Aztec languages.
Viceroy – Representative who ruled one of Spain’s provinces in the Americas in the king’s name; one who governed in India in the name of the British monarch.
Peninsulare – Member of the highest class in Spain’s colonies in the Americas.
New France – French possessions in present-day Canada from the 1500s to 1763.
OlaudahEquiano – When he was 11 years old he was seized from his Nigerian village by slave traders. He was then transported as human cargo from West Africa to the Americas.
Columbian Exchange – The global exchange of goods, ideas, plants and animals, and disease that began with Columbus’ exploration of the Americas.
Entrepreneur – Person who assumes financial risk in the hope of making a profit.