Key Terms


  1. Canadian Shield
  2. Incas
  3. Aztecs
  4. nation-states
  5. Cahokia
  6. three-sister farming
  7. middlemen
  8. caravel
  9. plantation
  10. Columbian Exchange
  11. Treaty of Tordesillas
  12. conquistadores
  13. capitalism
  14. encomienda
  15. noche triste
  16. mestizos
  17. Battle of Acoma
  18. Pope`s Rebellion
  19. Black Legend





People to Know


  1. Ferdinand of Aragon
  2. Isabella of Castile
  3. Christopher Columbus
  4. Francisco Coronado
  5. Francisco Pizarro
  6. Bartolome` de Las Casas
  7. Hern`an Corte`s
  8. Malinche (Do~na Marina)
  9. Moctezuma
  10. Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot)
  11. Robert de La Salle
  12. Father Junipero