Modern world history chapter 20

Modern world history chapter 20

Where did Columbus first sail to?
Bahamas
Where did Columbus think he first sails to?
East indies
What did Columbus name his first conquered island?
San Salvador
What was Columbus specifically looking for?
Gold
When did Columbus return to Spain after his first voyage?
1493
Pedro Alvarez Cabral reached where
Modern day brazil
Amerigo Vespucci claimed what of the land believed to be part of Asia?
It is a new world
Leader of crew that circumnavigated the world first?
Magellan
Did Magellan die before reaching all the way around the world
Yes
Cortez lead who?
Conquistadors
Define conquistador
Spainish explorers who took part in conquering 16th century america
Who were the first European settlers in America
Spanish
Who do the Aztecs think Cortez is
A god
What did Cortez and his men do to the Aztecs when they stopped being so generous
They got into a war and conquered them
What was a very important weapon that the spaniards used to defeat aztecs
Disease
Pizzaro kidnapped who
Atahualpa
When the ransom was paid for Atahualpa, did pizzaro let him go?
No, he killed him
Define mestizo
Children with a Spanish father and a native mother
Define encomienda
Natives had to farm ranch or mine under Spanish landlords
How were natives treated under the endomienda system
Although they were promised fair treatment, the natives were abused
What did Portuguese make in Brazil when they found little gold and silver
Huge sugar plantations