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lands that are controlled by another country
Christopher Columbus
- traveled in 1492 to find new ways to get to India instead of around Africa
- first went as explorer, then as empire builder
someone that goes on adventures to find new lands or frontiers
who's crew first sailed around the world?
Ferdinand Magellan's; only 1 ship and 18 people survived the voyage
Hernando Cortes
a Spanish explorer who found Mexico in 1519; he marched inland on the American continent
Spanish conquerors who took over lands in search of gold and silver
How did the Spanish beat the Aztecs in 1521?
1. better weapons;
2. helped by other tribes;
3. disease weakened the local tribes.
Francisco Pizarro
a conquistador who marched a small force into South America