Unit 1 people/ explorers

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US History (Test 1~Green) Flashcards on Unit 1 people/ explorers, created by R W on 09/28/2016.

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-Spanish monk. -Wrote letters to the king telling how Indians were mistreated. -Wrote "A short account of the destruction of the Indies" Bartolome De las Casas
-Jon Cabot born in Italy. -Landed in new Finland, planted a flag and left. -Got a fleet of ships, colonists, never made it Giovanni Caboto
-A famous travel writer & mapmaker -Traveled w/ Columbus -continents named after him Amerigo Vesucci
-Told Spain about how the Portuguese found the tip of Africa -Set to sail around the world -Got killed in Phillipino battle -First to make it across the world Ferdinand Magellian
Killed by his people, conquered Incas Francisco pzarro
-Conquered Aztecs -Aztecs thought he was their demigod Hernan Cortes
-European responsible for founding the oldest continuously occupied European settlement -First to see the Pacific beheaded by Pizarro Vasco Balboa
-Wanted a new beginning -Lands in Florida, thinks its an island gets into fight and killed by an arrow Juan Ponce de leon
-While looking for the "city of gold" he was one of the first to see the grand canyon Francissco Corrinado
-Traveled through the south -Created the border with forts/missions like the Alamo Hernando de Soto
-Founded Santa Fe -introduced horses and cattle to the Indians -Driven out by Pueblo Indians during the Pueblo revolt Juan de Onate
-sailed for the French -sought Northwest passage to Asia -Traded with the Indians and began the Fur trade Giovanni Verrizano
-Discovered St. Lawrance river -Allied w/ the Indians Jacques Cartier
-French protestant/ Huguenot -Builds a fort in Florida which Spain destroyed -First colonial war for empires -Killed by Spanish Jean Ribault
-First French settlement -Continued alliance w/ Algonquin & Heron became enemies with Iriquois Samuel de Champlain
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