Why did Spain establish a colony in Florida?



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Chapter 7

Lesson 1



  1. Why did Spain establish a colony in Florida?

Spain established a colony in Florida to prevent the French and English from gaining a foothold.


  1. What were Pedro Menendez de Aviles’s goals in Florida?

Pedro Menendez de Aviles’s goals in Florida were to find the French, defeat the French, and take control of Florida.




  1. The Spanish hoped to find gold and silver in the region they called New Mexico. This region was not rich in these resources. What did they find instead of gold and silver? Was it useful?

In the New Mexico the Spanish found grassland instead of gold and silver. It was useful because it was good for sheep and cattle ranching.




  1. Describe a hacienda in New Mexico.

A hacienda in New Mexico was a large estate, self- sufficient community, and it was a workplace for the Native Americans.



  1. What was the main reason for the Pueblo Revolt?

The main reason for the Pueblo Revolt was the Pueblo were being mistreated by the Spanish.




  1. What was the result of the Pueblo Revolt?

The result of the Pueblo Revolt was the Spanish were driven out of New Mexico.
Lesson 2


  1. From whom did the French settlers learn to make birch-bark canoes?

The French settlers learned to make birch-bark canoes from the Native Americans.




  1. Why did the French want to explore the Mississippi River?

The French wanted to explore the Mississippi River to find new lands to build trading post.




  1. What was one way the French tried to find the Northwest Passage?

One way the French tried to find the Northwest Passage was by exploring the Mississippi River.




  1. What contributed to the success of New Orleans as a trading center?

Location near the mouth of the Mississippi River contributed to the success of New Orleans as a trading center.

Lesson 3



  1. What happened when English settlers moved west?

When English settlers moved west, Native Americans resisted English settlement.


  1. What was Metacom’s goal in waging war against the settlers?

Metacom’s goal in waging war against the settlers was to force English out of New England.




  1. Describe the beginning of the French and Indian War.

The French and British fight over the Ohio River Valley.


  1. What helped the British win the French and Indian War?

The British won the French and Indian War because more British soldiers joined them.





  1. What was the effect of the French and Indian war on New France?

The British took over most of New France.


  1. One effect of the French and Indian War was the Native Americans land became part of the British Empire.

Essay 1 Why did the French Settlement of New Orleans grow into a major American city?


Essay 2 What did the French hope to gain by exploring the Mississippi?
Essay 3 Why did the French and the British believe they had claim to the Ohio River Valley?


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