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Donna marina

Known as the traitor because she helped Cortes

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Tainos

Mexican indigenous people

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Encomienda

A system of developing land

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Conquistadores

Spanish conqueres

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Hernan Cortez

Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico

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Montecuzoma/Montezuma

The last Mexican Aztec emperor

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Francisco Pizarro

Conqueror of the Inca empire

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Atahualpa

The last inca emperor

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Viceroy

A ruler in a colony who answers to a monarch

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Audiencias

An applet court in the Spanish empire

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Treaty of Tordesillas

A treaty that gave Portugal possession of the eastern side of the world and Spain the western

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Alvares de Cabral

A Portuguese navigator

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French colonies

Places colonized by the French

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English colonies

Places colonized by the English

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Mestizo societies

Societies of mixed Spanish and native peoples

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Peninsulares

Spanish people residing in North America

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Criollos

A person for south or Central America

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Zacatecas

A state in northern central Mexico

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Potosi

A silver mining city

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Quinto

One seventh of silver taken by the royals of Spain

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Hacienda

A large estate of plantation

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Engenho

A Portuguese sugar mill

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Tobacco

A crop grown in Virginia and Carolina

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Indentured servitude

Workers who would be brought over to the Americas and work to pay for their ways over

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Virgin of Guadalupe

The Virgin Mary

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Australia

A country colonized by British prisoners

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Guam

A State under Spanish control