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.
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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
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.
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.
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
Gave the Iroquois supplies and guns.