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Section 2 Spain’S Empire In The Americas


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Section 2 Spain’S Empire In The Americas

  1. 1. <ul><li>conquistadors - Spanish soldiers who set out to explore and conquer the new lands. </li></ul><ul><li>Hernán Cortés – conquered the Aztecs and claimed the land for Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Moctezuma – Aztec leader who was captured and killed by Cortés </li></ul><ul><li>plantation – large farm </li></ul><ul><li>encomienda – Land grant that let settlers demand labor or taxes from Native Americans. </li></ul><ul><li>mission – religious settlements </li></ul><ul><li>peninsulares – colonists born in Spain </li></ul>Spain’s Empire in the Americas
  2. 3. Hernán Cortés
  3. 4. Moctezuma
  4. 5. Moctezuma Hernán Cortés
  5. 6. Moctezuma Hernán Cortés