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carographer
mapmakers
astrolabe
an instrument used to determine latitude at sea
caravel
a sail that combined the square sails of European ships with the Arab lateen, or triangular sails.
scurvy
a disease caused by a lack of Vitamen C.
circumnavigate
to sail around the world.
immunity
resistance
viceroy
a representative who ruled in the king's name.
plantation
large estates run by an owner or the owner's overseer
encomienda
the right to demand labor or tribute form Native Americans in a particular area
peon
a worker forced to labor for a landlord in order to pay off debt
peninsulares
people born in Spain
creoles
American-born descendants of Spanish settlers
mestizos
people of Native American and European descent
mulattos
people of African and European descent
privateer
a pirate