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1st Nine Weeks
7th Grade
TX History
Ch. 4 Test
TX History
The first Aztecs welcomed Cortez because they thought he was:
the god Quetzalcoatl.
Cabeza de Vaca described Texas as being:
very fertile, but he had seen no gold.
Estevanico accompanied Frey Marcos as a guide because he knew the way and to:
befriend Native Americans.
The Spanish were amazed by the "cows" of the plains because:
the herds were so large.
La Salle claimed the inland region drained by the Mississippi for France and named it:
Louisiana
The first Spanish settlement in an area was often a:
mission
The settlement built by La Salle in Texas was named:
Fort St. Louis
In response to La Salle's activities, the Spanish:
shifted their focus to East Texas and began an extensive exploration of the Gulf coast.
The Spanish soldiers who sought wealth and glory were:
conquistadores.
Luis de Moscoso explored:
East Texas
When Cabeza de Vaca became shipwrecked, he survived by:
adopting the ways of the Karankawas.
The Spanish explorers discovered that Cibola was actually a:
Zuni village.
La Salle led the first European expedition to navigate the Mississippi to the:
Gulf of Mexico
What 3 things describe La Salle's expedition:
four ships left France with 280 colonists;one ship was captured by Spanish pirates;the ships missed the mouth of the Mississippi River.
A viceroy is a/an:
official or governor who represents a monarch.
Beautiful Aztec city destroyed by Cortes where "every kind of merchandise" was for sale was:
Tenochtitlan.
Conquistador who invaded and destroyed the Aztec empire.
Coronado
First European to explore and map the Texas coast.
de Pineda
First European to step foot on the Texas coast; was shipwrecked at Galveston.
Cabeza de Vaca
Spaniard who explored the Great Plains of Texas; found no gold.
Coronado
The leader of the failed French settlement in Texas; murdered by his own men.
La Salle
First Black man in Texas; killed by Zuni Indians
Estevanico
Explored East Texas to the lower Brazos River.
de Pineda
Large Native American empire in Mexico in the early 1500s.
Aztec
Land thought to be rich in gold and silver as reported by Turk.
Quivira
Island near present-day Galveston that explorers named the "isle of misfortune" by Cabeza de Vaca.
Malhado
Capital city of the Aztec people.
Tenochtitlan
Capital of New Spain, built upon the ruins of Tenochititlan.
Mexico City