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serf
peasents bound to the land for life
peninsulars
at the top of the social scale
encomiends
the right to demand labor and taxes from native americans living on the land
Fuedalism
the system of rule by lordswhoowe loyalty toa king
manor
included the lords castle , peasents huts,and surronding villages or fields
magnatic compass
with needle that always pointed north
astrolabe
made it possible for sailors to measure positions of ftars and figure out latitude and sea
caravel
ship with a steering rudder and triangular sails
colony
is a group of people who settle in a distant land and are ruled by the governmentof their native land
conquistador
conguerors who marched into the americas
pueblo
were towns that were centers of farming and trade
presidos
forts with high adobe walls where soliders lived
missons `
religous settlements run by catholic preists and friars
creolos
people born in the americas to spanish parents
mestizos
people mixed spanish and indian back- ground