Type
Word Search
Description

Arroyo
Priest
Cloister
Angelous
Pagans
New Mexico
Rain Clouds
Franciscan
Ken
Leon
Teofilo
Native American

Spanish Conquistadors Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Balboa
Cabot
Vespucci
Magellan
Cabral
Tuscalusa
Narvaez
Motecuhzoma
Veracruz
Puerto Rico
Columbus
Hispaniola
Fountain of Youth
Tampa Bay
soldier
Mississippi River
Native Americans
Coronado
Gold
Mexico
Quetzalcoatl
Inca
Aztec
Tenochtitlan
La Florida
explorers
Spanish
De Soto
Ponce de Leon
Cortes
Conquistador

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

The First Global Age Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Indians initially encountered by Columbus Taino
Took Mexico for Spain Cortes
Defeated by Cortes Aztec
Aztec traitor and translator Malinche
Aztec emperor Moctezuma
Conquered Peru for Spain Pizzaro
Council of ____; pass laws for Spanish colonies Indies
Representative rulers of the Spanish King Viceroys
Exchange of goods Trade
Right to force Native Americans to work Encomienda
Spanish priest who encouraged slavery Las Casas
Spanish-born colonists peninsulares
American-born colonists creoles
Native/European colonists mestizos
European animals unfamiliar to Natives horses
French settlement New France
First English settlement Jamestown
Sent people to populate New France Louis XIV
Thirteen ________ Colonies
Treaty of ______; ended French and Indian War Paris

Native Americans and European Exploration In Georgia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

major crop grown by Native Americans corn
Mobile, New Orleans, Quebec- what country? France
Place Christopher Columbus thought he was when he found the new world India
the natives had 2 chiefs one for war ? Peace
Importing less than you export? Mercantilism
who created the Line of Demarcation Pope
the one thing that changed the way the Native Americans lived Horticulture
Created as a way to store items by the Archaic tribe? Pottery
Spanish explorer who was looking for gold Hernando de Soto
Place where Native Americans are from? Aisa
Line of Demarcation kept this country from coming to the new world Portugal
Woodland tribe created this as religious ceremonies and burials Burial Mounds
tribe that created the bow and arrow Woodland
First European to step foot on North America Lee Varixin
first settlement of Britain Jamestown
number 1 reason the Native Americans died after the Europeans got to the new world Disease
Weapon used by the Paleo to throw spheres axatal
Britain explorer who made a few trips to North America then got lost at sea John Cabot
first Spanish settlement St. Augustine
moving from place to place Nomadic
the Spanish started these to spread their religion Missions
first person to discover Florida Ponce de Leon
The only Native American tribe to come in contact with the europeans Mississippian
exchange without money? Bartering
A Spanish reason to go hunting for land NOT glory or gold God
built as a fence to protect the Mississippian villages Palisades
built as water trenches to protect the Mississippian villages Moats
Tribe that was split into 3 time periods Archaic
Discovered the new world- who? Christopher Columbus
shape of Woodland homes? Domes

European Explorers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The "G" that has to do with wealth Gold
_________ River Hudson
Spain, France, and Portugal are all in ______ Europe
_______ Cartier Jacques
________ Diaz Bartholomew
If people don't think Columbus is a Villain, they think he's a _____ hero
Type of people Columbus encountered when he came to the Americas Native Americans
The "G" that has to do with religion God
_________ Cabral Pedro
________ Passage Northwest
Known for discovering the Americas Christopher Columbus
Conquored the Aztecs Hernando Cortes
Juan Ponce de ______ Leon
_____, Pinta, and Santa Maria Nina
Rene Robert de La _____ Salle
Francisco ___________ Coronado
Giovanni __________ Verrazano
Marco _______ Polo
Country Columbus thought he landed in India
Vasco Da _____ Gama

Manifest Destiny Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

belief in the United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America Manifest Destiny
gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California California Gold Rush
used the term "manifest destiny" in 1845 to promote the annexation of Texas and the Oregon Country to the United States John L Sullivan
William Becknell and five other men began their journey Westward from Franklin, Missouri to New Mexico santa fe trail
traveled on the Santa fe Trail from Missouri to New Mexico William Becknell
key to the nation’s health according to Thomas Jefferson Westward Expansion
purchased the territory of Louisiana from the French government Thomas Jefferson
Mexico lost nearly half of its territory, the present American Southwest from Texas to California; U.S. became a continental power. Mexican American War
negotiated Webster-Ashburton Treaty Daniel Webster
route over which settlers traveled to Oregon oregon trail
discovered in California in 1848 gold
Maine vs.Canada Aroostook War
president during Manifest Destinty James k polk
when people from two countries occupy and settle a territory joint occupation
to take control of annex
After the Texan victory at the Battle of San Jacinto, Santa Anna is captured and recognizes Texas as independent Lone Star Republic
as a result of the treaty, the U.S. annexed present-day New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and California Mexican Cession
to give land over to another country Cession

APUSH Period 1 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A system where encomenderos would offer protection and Catholicism for labor. Encomienda System
He was an encomenderos. In the Mid-1500s, he came to see his encomienda and saw the inhumane treatment and abuse the encomienda system promoted. He started petitioning the King of Spain to institute laws that would protect natives against abusive practices. Bartolome De Las Casas 
It put regulations on inhuman practices.   New Laws of 1542 
About 91% of all of them died from diseases that were being brought over to the Americas from Europe. Native Americans
It was a process of transferring plants, animals, diseases, and people between the Old and New Worlds. Columbian Exchange
He was given 3 ships (the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria) by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain. He arrived at the Bahamas on October 12, 1492. By 1494, he decided to “subjugate by force of arms” the Taino, Arawak, and Carib people.  Christopher Columbus
They married and merged Castile and Aragon unifying Spain and stopping the encroachment of the Moors (Reconquista). They also funded Christopher Columbus’s voyage to America.   Ferdinand and Isabella
Spain went to the Pope because they were scared Portugal would try to take their territory. This treaty, in 1494, divided the world between Spain (having the western hemisphere) and Portugal (having land east however Portugal technically had Brazil). They didn’t ask the native people or anyone else in Europe for that matter. Treaty of Tordesillas 
The night Moctezuma drove Cortes from Tenochtitlan.  Noche Triste
In 1680, Pueblos revolt against attacks on their religion, killing priests and destroying Catholic missionaries. Spain lost control of Santa Fe and Mew Mexico for 50 years.  Pope's Rebellion
It was a belief that the Spanish only killed, tortured, and stole in the Americas while doing nothing good.  The Black Legend
In other words, it is corn cultivation, (in 6,000 BCE) domesticated crops and animals, led to civilization, and ended nomadic lifestyle. It was majorly significant to South America.  Maize
It was a practice of growing beans, corn, and squash together. It improved diet and also led to large populations.  Three-sister Farming
It was the 1st European nation to send explorers around the west coast of Africa.  Portugal
It taught people had to be constantly on defense against temptations. Europeans also wanted to share this with others around the world and became a major reason for exploration.  Christianity
The 3 main reasons many colonists wanted to come to the New World. Gold, God, Glory
It allowed sailors to sail with or against wind and made it capable for Europeans to now sail south toward Africa.  Caravel
The bridge that got the earliest Americans between 11,000 and 35,000 years ago from Asia. It was created during the Ice Age.  Beringia Land Bridge 
One of the causes of exploration, He was an Italian adventure who travelled to China, lived there 17 years and wrote a book that described the wealth and products of China.   Marco Polo
First European to see Pacific by crossing Panama in 1513 (claiming all land for Spain).  Vasco Nunez Balboa
An animal brought from Europe that changed the Indians way of life.    Horse
Started in Spain in 1519 with 5 ships, led the 1st successful European circumnavigation of globe in 1522. Ferdinand Magellan
From 1513 to 1521, he explored Florida seeking gold and the “fountain of youth” but unfortunately didn’t find either of those.  Juan Ponce De Leon
In 1509, he went to the Caribbean because of wealth and titles. In the 1520s, he failed to conquer the Inca Empire In 1533, he founded Peru. Eight years later, he was killed by a fellow conquistador named Diego de Almagro.  Francisco Pizarro
From 1539 to 1542, helped with the Inca defeat and explored in Southeast U.S. seeking for gold. He discovered the Mississippi River. He mistreated the Indians and died of fever and wounds. His people threw his body in the Mississippi River.  Hernando De Soto 
In 1519, he entered Aztec capital and discovered their rituals and wealth. He kidnapped Moctezuma, killed 100s of natives, but Spanish ended up running for their lives. He teamed up with other natives to defeat Aztecs. By 1521, he defeated the Aztecs.  Hernan Cortes
Person of mixed European and Indian ancestry.  Mestizos 
Their capital city was Tenochtitlan. They had a warrior culture and are well known for their rituals (human sacrifices). They lived in central Mexico.  Aztecs
They were located in Peru and Andes Mountains. They built road networks, terrace farming, and quipu.   Incas
They were located in Peru and Andes Mountains. They built road networks, terrace farming, and quipu.   Mayas

New Mexico Statehood Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The Treaty of _____________ Hidalgo Guadalupe
The Long Walk involved which group of native Americans? Navajo
The trail that went from Mexico City to Santa Fe Camino Real
Which river did the US cross when "protecting" thier new southern border? Nueces
Who earned a special name from the Native Americans and was a term of honor? Buffalo Soldiers
Corrupt group of businessmen in NM. Santa Fe Ring
Rough Riders were a part of which war? Spanish American War
People who came to NM to get better. Healthseekers
Article ? was not put into the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. Ten
Idea that the US would span from Ocean to Ocean. Manifest Destiny
Secret telegram sent from Germany to Mexico during WWI? Zimmerman Note
Famous road people traveled through NM in the 20's. Route 66
What natural disaster hit NM in the 1930's? dust bowl
Why did we use the Navajo language to make a code in WWII? unwritten
Japanese Americans were put into ___________ camps because they were not trusted. internment
The Bataan Death March took place where? philippenes
Building the Atomic Bomb took place in what city? Los Alamos
12th astronaut to walk on the moon was? Harrison Schmitt
Main scientist involved in rocket development Goddard
Biggest Air Force Base in NM Kirtland
Base where bombs and missles were/are tested White Sands Missle Range
valuable mineral found in NM and used for nuclear energy uranium
Blue Lake was given to which group of Pueblo? Taos
_____________ Federal de Mercedes -- organization that fought land grant issues Alianza
President who signed NM into statehood. Taft

Unit 2 World History Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Columbus finds the friendly and generous ________ people Taino
Key products of SE Asia were ______ Spices
Amount of a good sellers want to provide at different prices MarketSupply
What wiped out 90% of the Native Americans? Disease
In 1620 the pilgrims landed in ___________ Plymouth
Native Americans have never seen ________ before the Spanish arrived horses
Britain and France became leading _______ powers
There were originally __ colonies thirteen
Fertile rice growing river valley Pagan
Set up by a King to pass laws for colonies Council of the Indies
Ended war, ensured British dominance in North America Treaty of Paris
Controlled all trade Spain
Ships used to capture enemy ships Privateers
Who defeated the Aztecs with his army? Cortez
First permanent English colony Jamestown
Workers forced to labor Peons
Right to demand labor from Native Americans Encomiendas
Spanish Empire was divided into _____ provinces four
Man who urged colonists to import workers from Africa Las Casas
Spain had a ________ military superior

The Age of Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Spanish conqueror of Mexico Hernan Cortes
took the lead in European exploration Portugal
went around the cape and cut across the Indian ocean to the coast of India Vasco de Gama
a thriving spice trade port melaka
believed he could reach Asia by sailing west instead of east around Africa Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus explored these coastlines cuba
persuaded the king of Spain to finance his voyage to Asia through the western hemisphere Ferdinand Magellan
explored the New England coastline of the Americas for England John Cabot
his letters described the land he saw led to the use of the name America Amerigo Vespucci
individuals with firearms, organizational skills, and determination that led to success conquistadors
Aztec monarch montezuma
landed on the pacific coast of south America with 180 men Francisco Pizarro
the right of landowners to use native Americans as laborers encomienda
the exchange of plants and animals between Europe and Asia columbian exchange
a settlement of people living in a new territory, linked to a parent country colony
a set of principles that dominated society mercantilism
the difference in value between what a nation imports and what it exports balance of trade
payments subsides
large agricultural estates plantations
connected Europe, Asia, and Africa triangular trade
the middle portion of the triangular trade route middle passage
"so great is the corruption that our country is being completely depopulated" king afonso
pulled into the slave trade benin
in the 1500's Portugal came to dominate this land Brazil
Spanish and Portuguese officials who had been born in Europe peninsulares
descendants of Europeans born in Latin America creoles
offspring of Europeans and Native Americans mestizos
offspring of Africans and Europeans mulattoes