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Expedition
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Conquest
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Mesoamerica
tenochititian
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SPANISH CONQUEST Word Search

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HISPANIOLA
SLAVE
GOD
GLORY
GOLD
TRADE ROUTES
VOYAGE
QUETZACOATL
SACRIFICE
GODS
RELIGION
NATIVE
EXPLORER
SPAIN
CORN
TENOCHTITLAN
CHIMPANA
MAYA
INCA
AZTEC
CONQUISTADOR

Maya, Inca, and Aztec Crossword

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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

Conquest of the Americas Word Search

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Slavery
Religion
Catholic
King Ferdinand
Taino
America
Tenochtitlan
Conquistadors
Glory
God
Gold
Pizarro
Hispaniola
Hernan Cortes
smallpox
Columbus
Aztec
Inca

Age of Exploration Word Search

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Amerigo Vespucci
Astrolabe
Aztec Empire
Bartolomeu Dias
Caravel
Colony
Columbian Exchange
Columbus
Compass
Conquistador
Coronado
DaGama
Francisco Pizarro
Gold, Glory, God
Henry Hudson
Henry the Navigator
Hernando Cortes
Incan Empire
Jamestown
Line of Demarcation
Magellan
Middle Passage
Pilgrims
Slave Trade
Small Pox
Spanish Armada
Treaty of Tordesillas
Triangular Trade
Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Mesoamerica Word Search

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Tikal
Adobe
Irrigation
Tenochtitlan
Yucatan Peninsula
Mexico
Quipu
Zapotecs
Olmecs
Architecture
Mayans
Aztecs
Inca Empire
Peru
Incan Religion
Incan Royals
Specialized Professions
Terrace Farming
City of Cuzco
Sapa Inca
Pachacuti
Machu Picchu

Ancient Civilizations Word Search

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Description

Quetzelcoatl
god
glory
gold
empire
Atahualpa
Pizzaro
chocolate
carts
Horses
Machu Picchu
steel weapons
smallpox
calendars
polytheistic
worship
sacrifice
Sun god
terracing
Chichen Itza
Olmec
Tenochtitlan
Cortez
Montezuma
warrior
slashandburn
chinampas
Inca
Aztec
Mayan

Mesoamerica Crossword

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Description

corn Maize
a region a region that includes the southern part of Mexico and parts of central America Mesoamerica
a sharp glass like volcanic rock Obsidian
a Mayan king has a temple built in Palenque where he was buried Pacal
buildings to study astronomy Observatories
Maya legends and history were written in this book Popol Vuh
raised roads across water or wet ground Causeways
the soldiers that came to spread the catholic religion Conquistadors
a man who led a group of conquistadors, who eventually take over the Aztec Hernan Cortes
The last Aztec emperor who was conquered by the Spanish Moctezuma
Another name for the type of ancient book the Aztec used Codex
Inca ruler who helped the Inca expanded their territory greatly Pachacuti
The Incas established official language Quechua
Animals that are related to camels, but native to South America Llamas
A man who led a group of  conquistadors, who eventually took over the Inca Francisco Pizarro
stonework Masonry

Early Americas, Aztecs, and Incas Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

masonry
Francisco Pizarro
Atahualpa
llamas
Quechua
Pachacuti
codex
Moctezuma II
Hernán Cortés
conquistadors
causeways
Popol Vuh
observatories
Pacal
obsidian
maize
Mesoamerica

Age of Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

first European to make it to India by sea daGama
explorer who is given credit for "discovering" the Americas Columbus
his crew was the first to circumnavigate the globe Magellan
first European to sail to the southern tip of Africa Diaz
the wife of King Ferdinand of Spain. She and her husband sponsored Columbus' voyages Isabella
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztec Cortes
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Inca Pizarro
Spanish explorer who claimed Florida in his search for the "Fountain of Youth" Poncedeleon
Muslim explorer who led the Ming voyages in Chinese history ZhengHe
large Chinese ships Junk
navigational instrument Compass
the transfer of plants, animals, and diseases between the Old and New Worlds ColumbianExchange
a labor system in which a person is seen as property slavery
the most economically valuable agricultural product grown in Latin America Sugar
name given to the voyage made by many slaves during their forced migration from Africa to the Americas MiddlePassage
labor system used by the Inca Mita
Prince of Portugal who sponsored voyages of exploration HenrytheNavigator
famous silver mine in South America Potosi
economic philosophy that encouraged countries to accumulate as much wealth as possible by exploiting colonies for resources mercantilism
dominant religion of Latin America following European settlement Catholicism

Conquest of the Americas Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who sailed east across the Atlantic ocean in 1492? Columbus
Who led the conquest of the Aztec Empire Hernan Cortes
Who led the conquest of the Inca Empire? Pizarro
What was the name of the Aztec city? Tenochtitlan
Which religion were the Spanish trying to spread? Christianity
Which disease wiped out most of the indigenous people? Smallpox
Columbus thought he had arrived where? East Indies
Bartolome de las Casas was a? Spanish Priest
New slaves were shipped in from which continent? Africa
Columbus was sponsored by whom? King Ferdinand