As we begin to wrap up Native Americans, we are getting ready for the next step in our state’s history! The Europeans are coming! When we know and understand what words mean, we have a better understanding of what we read!
The quiz will be on Tuesday next week. Study, study, study!
Route– A path of travel
Caravel– A small, fast ship with special sails that enabled it to sail into the wind and travel in rough seas.
Astrolabe– A device once used by sailors to find out where they were by using the position on the stars
Convert– To change someone’s beliefs to agree with yours
Colony– A settlement that is ruled by another country
Conquistador– A Spanish conqueror and treasure seeker
Empire-A conquered land of many places and people under one ruler
Expedition– A journey made for a special reason
Slave– A person owned by another person and made to do work for no pay
Legend– A story handed down over time
Mission– A religious settlement
Missionary– A person who teaches his or her religion to others
Vaquero– A cowhand; a person who helps raise cattle (cowboys)
Presidio– A fort built mostly of wood, stone or adobe
Plaza– A town square; sometimes the center of the town
Mestizo– A person whose ancestors were both Spanish and Native American
The Quizlet practice is available for those who want to use it!