Question Answer
colony a community rules by another country
conquistador a Spanish explorer who came to the Americas in the 1500s
Northwest Passage route across the northern part of North America
contagious disease sickness that can pass quickly from one person to another
east indies Southeast Asia, including Indonesia and Malaysia
Why did the rulers of Spain want a shorter route to the East Indies? to get silks and spices
How is a colony different from other places people settle? ruled by another country
Explorers hoped to find a Northwest Passage that would lead them through North America to Asia
SS – Routes of Explo Routes of Exploration to the New World

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