Chapter 4 Early Explorers Christopher Columbus



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Pre-AP Chapter 4 Early Explorers



Christopher Columbus

  1. What year did Columbus finally sight land? _____________________

  2. Columbus was sailing for which country? _______________________

  3. What was significant about Columbus’ voyages to the Americas? _____________________

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Vocabulary

  1. What is a conquistador? ________________________________________________________

  2. What is a friar? _________________________________________________________________


Hernan Cortes

  1. What year did Cortes sail with his soldiers to the eastern coast of Mexico? _____________

  2. What was the capital city of the Aztecs called? _______________________________

  3. Why was Cortes welcomed in the Aztec capital? ____________________________________

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  1. What was the Aztec capital like? __________________________________________________

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  1. How did Cortes take control of Tenochtitlan? ______________________________________

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  1. What did Cortes’ success inspire other Spaniards to do? _____________________________


Alonso Alvarez de Pineda

  1. What year did Pineda become the 1st European to explore (map) the Texas coast? _______

  2. Where did he start? ____________ end? ______________


Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca & Estevanico

  1. What was the goal of the expedition that Cabeza de Vaca was on? ____________________

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  1. Where did Cabeza de Vaca’s boat run aground? ____________________________________

  2. What year was he shipwrecked? ____________________

  3. What American Indians did the encounter? ________________________________________

  4. How did Cabeza de Vaca survive? ________________________________________________

  5. Who was Estevanico? ___________________________________________________________

  6. What year did he finally reach Mexico? ___________________

  7. How did he describe the buffalo (bison) that he saw in Texas? ________________________

  8. Cabeza de Vaca announced that he saw no gold, but what did say that he did see? _____

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Vocabulary

  1. What is a viceroy? ______________________________________________________________


Fray Marcos Leads a New Expedition

  1. Who was Fray Marcos? __________________________________________________________

  2. Who accompanied Fray Marcos de Niza? __________________________________________

  3. What was Cibola supposed to be? ________________________________________________

  4. How did Estevanico die? ________________________________________________________

  5. What did Cibola actually turn out to be? __________________________________________


Francisco Vasquez de Coronado

  1. Who accompanied Coronado on his expedition? ____________________________________

  2. How long did it Coronado to reach ‘Cibola?’ _______________________________________

  3. What did he find at ‘Cibola?’_____________________________________________________

  4. What did Fray Marcos do after they reached Cibola? ________________________________

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  1. What did Coronado decide to do? ________________________________________________

  2. Who was the Turk? _____________________________________________________________

  3. What was Quivira supposed to be? _______________________________________________

  4. How did Coronado’s men describe the plains of Texas? _____________________________

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  1. What was Quivira like when they reached it? ______________________________________

  2. What did Coronado do to the Turk? ______________________________________________

  3. In Coronado’s report to the Spanish king- How did he describe Texas? ________________

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Don Juan Onate

  1. What city is Onate responsible for naming? ________________________________________


Luis de Moscoso

  1. What river did Moscoso lead the expedition to? ____________________________________

  2. Did their expedition find any gold? _______________________________________________


Rene Rober Cavelier Sieur de La Salle

  1. What year did La Salle travel the Mississippi River? _________________________________

  2. Who did La Salle name Louisiana after? ___________________________________________

  3. What year did La Salle and his colonists set sail for Louisiana? _______________________

  4. What 3 things went wrong for La Salle? ___________________________________________

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  1. What was the name of the fort built by La Salle? ____________________________________

  2. What problems did the French colonists have at the fort (List 3) ______________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  3. How many French settlers were alive by the summer of 1686? _______________________

  4. Why did La Salle head East? _____________________________________________________

  5. What happened to settlers at the fort? _____________________________________________

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Vocabulary

  1. What does stockade mean? ______________________________________________________

  2. What is a sandbar? _____________________________________________________________



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