Social Studies Unit 2 Lesson 3 Life In New Spain Question Preview (ID: 38911)


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Person who teaches his or her religion to others who have different beliefs.
a) encomienda
b) missionary
c)
d)

Large farm with many workers who live on the land they work.
a) plantation
b) society
c)
d)

Grant given by the King of Spain to wealthy settlers in New Spain. Gave settlers control of all the Native Americans living in an area of land.
a) encomienda
b) missionary
c) mission
d) society

Group of people forming a community.
a) society
b) mission
c) encomienda
d)

A rich kingdom called ____ located far to the north of Mexico.
a) Aztec
b) Cibola
c)
d)

In 1528, who survived a ship-wreck of the coast of Texas with Esteban a African sailor who had been enslaved? After that they traveled for eight years together through what is now the Southwest region of the United States.
a) Hernando de Soto
b) Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
c) Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
d) none of the above

Who explored the American Southwest is 1540? Hint: He was sent to find cities including Cibola by the governor of Spain.
a) Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
b) Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
c) Hernando de Soto
d) none of the above

Who became the first European to reach the Mississippi River in 1540?
a) Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
b) Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
c) Hernando de Soto
d) none of the above

Who landed on the Florida peninsula in 1513?
a) Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
b) Hernando de Soto
c) Juan Ponce de Leon
d) none of the above

Who was a priest that spoke out against the mistreatment of the native peoples under the care of the church? He persuaded Spain to pass laws in 1542 saying that native peoples must be paid for their work.
a) Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
b) Bartolome de Las Casas
c) Juan Ponce de Leon
d) none of the above

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