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Francisco
Inca
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pizarro
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Spain
Peru
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Atahualpa

Francisco Pizarro Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541) Francisco Pizarro
Building a capital city at Lima
Where he was born Trujillo Spain
The famous explorer Hernando de Soto was part of Pizarro's group that conquered the Inca
Authors Company Gandalf Productions
Who is Pizarro's distant cousin Hernan Cortes
What year did Pizarro die 1541
What happened to Almagro when he got shot by an arrow Eye lost
What did Balboa and Pizarro find Pacific Ocean
Pizarro's main objective was then to set sail and dock at Tumbles

Maya, Inca, and Aztec Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

"Place of the prickly pear cactus", capital of the Aztec Empire Tenochtitlan
He found the pacific ocean Vasco Nunez De Balboa
A rope with knotted cords of different lengths and colors quipu
"floating gardens" Aztec way of farming land surrounded by swamps chinampa
Incan settlement in the Andes north-west of Cuzco, Peru machu picchu
Land mass in southern mexico extending north-east into the Gulf of Mexico Yucatan peninsula
City in southern Peru Cuzco
Civilization of Mesoamerica located in the valley of Mexico aztec
The global exchange of people, goods, technology, ideas, and diseases that began after Christopher Columbus' voyages columbian exchange
Civilization located in South America in the Indies Mts. inca
Political agreements between people or states to work together alliance
A device used for finding latitude at sea astrolabe
Books used by Aztecs to record their religion and history codices
one of the oldest and largest Mayan cities Tikal
Ruler of Inca at the time of the spanish conquest atahualpa
A land between north and south America Mesoamerica
He found more of canada up north Henry hudson
the founder of Canada, also a french explorer Jacques cartier
Island in the west Indies hispaniola
Portuguese explorer who traveled around the world ferdinand magellan
He accidently found the americas christopher columbus
Portuguese explorer who tried to get to India Vasco da gama
the science of map making cartography
A device used to find direction while traveling compass
The mayan word for flat region Peten
Conquistador who conquered the Inca empire francisco pizarro
Conquistador who conquered the Aztec empire Hernan Cortes
Spanish conqueror or soldier in the Americas Conquistador
The Aztec emperor before Hernan Cortes Montezuma
Civilization of Mesoamerica located in the yucatan peninsula Maya

Aztec and Incas Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the empire whose last leader was Atahualpa? Incas
Aztecs last leade was ___________. Montezuma II
The Aztec empire was very ________ with sacrifices. Violent
The conquistador of Incas Pizarro
Witch conquistador conquered the Aztecs? Cortes
Both empires were _______ (believed in many gods) Monotheistic
What animal did the incas commonly sacrifice White llamas
Empire located in Peru and chile Incas
Empire located in mesoamerica Aztecs
Main cause of death in Both empires Ilness

Ancient Empires Word Search

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Inca Empire Word Search

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2.1 Spanish Colonization & New Spain Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Incan emperor ATAHUALPA
Spanish conquerors CONQUISTADORS
Explored the southwestern borderlands. Never did find streets of gold. CORONADO
Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztec. CORTES
People born in the Americas to parents from Spain. Wealthy and well educated. CREOLES
Founder of New Mexico colony in 1598. DEONATE
Explored Florida to the Mississippi River DESOTO
Indian woman who advised Cortes DONAMARINA
Land grants from Spanish government that allowed for Native Americans to provide labor or pay taxes. ENCOMIENDAS
One of 4 people who traveled more than 1000 miles through the Southwest. ESTEVANICO
People at the bottom of the social classes in New Spain. INDIANS
Catholic father who set up 24 missions in Arizona. KINO
A priest who tried to protect the Indians' civil rights, and, in doing so, encouraged African slave trade. LASCASAS
People of mixed Spanish and Indian background. MESTIZOS
Settlements run by Catholic priests and friars. Goal: to convert Indians to Christianity. MISSION
Aztec emperor MOCTEZUMA
People at the top of the social order in New Spain; born in Spain, highest jobs, owned land and mines. PENINSULARES
Conquered Inca PIZARRO
A large estate farmed by many workers. PLANTATION
Searched for fountain of youth in Florida. PONCEDELEON
Forts where soldiers lived. PRESIDIOS
Towns PUEBLOS

Francisco Pizarro Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What did he discover? West coast of South America
Occupation? Conquistador and Explorer
Year born 1474
year died 1541
Best known for conquering the Inca Empire
Country Born in Spain
Country died in Peru
What job did he have for many years while growing up in Spain? Pig herder
Where did he live after moving to the New World? Hispaniola
How did he die? Assassination

Incas Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

One of four officials in charge of a quadrant of the Inca Empire. Apu
The capital and birthplace of the Inca Empire. Cuzco
A powerful tribe in Peru that came to power around 900 AD. Chimu
The modern country where Cuzco and the center of the Inca Empire was located. Peru
The leader and emperor of the Inca Empire. Sapa Inca
A unit of measurement for distance equaling "one pace". Hatki
The sun god and the most important god of the Inca Inti
The high priest of the Inca. Willaq Umu
The ninth Inca emperor. Pachacuti
The major division of the Inca Empire. Suyu
Inspectors who worked for the government. Tokoyrikoq
Spanish conquistador who conquered the Inca. Pizarro
A series of strings that recorded numbers and codes by using various sizes of knots. Quipu
A ritual stone associated with the sun and the Inca calendar. Intihuatana
The first Sapa Inca that found the Kingdom of Cuzco. Manco Capac
The creator god of the Inca who made the Earth and was father to the Sun god Inti. Viracocha
The last refuge of the Inca Empire. Vilacabamba
The basic unit of the community. Ayllu
The queen of the Inca Empire and primary wife of the Sapa Inca. Coya
A runner who carried messages throughout the Empire mostly for the emperor Chaski

Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Came from China and is used for directions. Compass
Discovered the new world. Christopher Columbus
Sailed from China around 1405-1433. Zheng he
Sailed from Portugal in 1487. Bartholomew
Had a navigation school. Prince Henry
First European to get to India by sea vasco de gama
Used to measure the angle of an astral body. Sextant
Found the Pacific Ocean Vasco Nunez
America is named after him Amerigo Vespucci
Said England atound 1497-1498 John Cabot
Tried to find fountain of youth Juan pounce de Leon
A boat with a rounded bottom Caravel
Measures longitude and latitude Maps
The three g's God gold glory
Sailed to Asia Marco Polo
Made it hard to trade Ottoman Empire
Told what time it was and where the sun and stars were in the sky. Astrolabe
Defeated the Aztecs in Mexico. Hernando Cortez
Searched from Carolina to Oklahoma. Hernando de soto
Conquered incas in Peru. Francisco Pizarro

Francisco Pizarro Word Search

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