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pueblos
towns in new spain that were centers of farming and trade
colony
group of people who settle in a distant land and are ruled by the government of their native land
astrolabe
instrument used by sailors to figure out latitude at sea
missions
religious settlement run by catholic priest and friars
manor
part of a lord's holding in the middle ages
Conquistador
spanish word for conqueror
caravel
shipwith a steering rudder and triangular sails
creoles
person of mixed spainish and indian parents
feudalism
system of rule by lords who owe loyalty to a king
magnectic compass
instrument that shows which directionis north
presidios
fort with high adobe wall where spanish soliders lived
plantations
large estate farmed by many workers
northwest passage
waterway through or around north america
encomiendos
right to demand labor or taxes from native americans in new spain
mestizos
person of mixed spanish and indian background
peninsulares
person sent by spain to rule the spainish colonies