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22 Cards in this Set

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Leader of Incas killed by the Spanish
Aztec leader when Europeans came to Mexico
Explorer who claimed for Spain all of what is today the southeastern United States?
Hernando de Sota
People who came to the Americas to convert native peoples to Christianity
Peoples brought to the Americas against their will and forced to work for the colonists?
Explorer who looked for the Northwest Passage?
Jacques Cartier
Explorer who founded Quebec and Montreal?
Samuel de Champlain
What were to sources of wealth for the Netherlands?
fur & trade
What were to sources of wealth for France?
furs and trade
What were to sources of wealth for England?
Who described the riches of China so that traders wanted to go to Asia?
Marco Polo
What changed in government took place that set the stage for European exploration?
Lands once ruled by warring nobles had become countries ruled by strong monarchs
Leader of the Spanish conquistadors who conquered the Aztecs
Hernando Cortes
Peoples who dies from hunger, overwork, and diseases after being enslaved by the Spanish
Indian Peoples
Spanish conquistador who ordered his soldiers to kill the Inca emperor
Francisco Pizarro
Spanish explorer who heard stories about the Seven Cities of Gold and set out to find them?
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Spanish Explorer who looked for the Fountain of Youth and named present day Florida?
Juan Ponce de Leon
European who founded a colony at Roanoke Island that soon disappeared?
Sir Walter Raleigh
Indian who taught the Pilgrims how to fish and plant crops that would do well
Tisquantum / Squanto
In which two places did the Netherlands have colonies?
Along Hudson River and New Amsterdam
In which two places did France have colonies?
Canada and New France
In which two places did England have colonies?
Virginia and Plymouth