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Spanish Power Other Explorers Why? Why? Why? 1 Point 2 Points 3 Points 4 Points 10 Points 1 Point 1 Point 1 Point 1 Point 2 Points 2 Points 2 Points 2 Points 3 Points 4 Points 10 Points 3 Points 3 Points 3 Points 4 Points 4 Points 4 Points 10 Points 10 Points 10 Points Vocabulary & Terms Spanish Explorers
Searched for gold and the Fountain of Youth
Who is Ponce de Leon?
He found gold and the Pacific Ocean… his gold brought more conquistadors
Who is Balboa?
The Incan empire had no chance against him. These days you can find his statue in Peru.
Who is Pizarro?
“ Hello Indians,” is what this man probably said when he found Asia?
Who is Columbus?
The powerful Aztecs had no chance against his soldiers, guns… and diseases.
Who is Cortes?
Their marriage helped unite Spain and was the beginning of Spanish power
Who are Ferdinand and Isabella?
“ You’re not Catholic? Get out or convert!” This was probably common during this.
What is the Spanish Inquisition?
After years of fighting Muslims in the crusades, the Spanish saw the new world as a place to spread it.
What is Catholicism?
Vasco de Gama’s discovery of a route to Asia limited this country’s focus to Asia and Brazil
What is Portugal?
These two areas were dominated by Spanish explorers.
What are Central and South America?
Vocabulary & Terms
The exchange of goods between the New World, Europe, and later Africa.
What is the Columbian Exchange?
A distance east or west of prime meridian, measured in degrees.
What is longitude?
A river that flows into a large river or lake
What is a tributary?
An official document giving you the right to own land in the New World given to you by a king or queen.
What is a charter?
You could change someone’s beliefs or one’s own beliefs if you just did this.
What is convert?
He was the first to circumnavigate the world…kind of, he was killed along the way.
Who is Magellan?
He claimed the entire Mississippi River Valley for France, naming Louisiana in honor of King Louis XIV.
Who is Robert de LaSalle?
Explored the river in New York that now bears his name and claimed the land for the Dutch
Who is Henry Hudson?
He was convinced the land was not Asia but a “New World.” Later, it was named after him.
Who is Amerigo Vespucci?
He tried to find a Northwest passage to Asia but found the St. Lawrence river instead.
Who is Jacques Cartier?
Why? Why? Why?
It allowed people to transport and trade things easily.
Why did people build settlements near water?
Europeans couldn’t get through by land because Constantinople was under Ottoman control and it was dangerous.
Why did Europeans look for a new route to Asia?
They wanted to claim land for Spain, get gold, and spread Catholicism.
Why did Spain send conquistadors to the New World?
He had horses, better weapons, soldiers, the support of enemy indian tribes… and disease to help him.
Why was Cortes able to defeat the giant and powerful Aztec army?
Europeans had caravels, gunpowder, the compass, and the astrolabe to help them.
Why were European explorers able to make expeditions in the late 1400s and early 1500s?
Final Jeopardy Make your wager
This Aztec capitol was home to tall buildings, beautiful art, a flourishing economy, and Moctezuma.