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Inca

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Cards (13)

Section 1

(13 cards)

Inca

Front

The largest empire of native people on the American continents before Columbus arrived. The Inca lived in South America

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New Spain

Front

One of four Spanish colonies in the New World. It was ruled by a viceroy (an official chosen by the king) from Mexico.

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Iroquois

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The name of a group of Indian tribes living in what is now the northeastern United States. The group was powerful because members stopped fighting among themselves and formed a union called the Iroquois Confederacy (or Iroquois League).

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Christopher Columbus

Front

1451 - 1506) An Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and traveled to the American continents in 1492. His four trips made Europe aware of the New World and resulted in further exploration and the establishment of colonies.

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viceroyalty

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A colony ruled by an official chosen by a king. This term referred to Spanish colonies in the New World

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pre-Columbian

Front

A term that refers to conditions in North and South America before Columbus landed.

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New World

Front

North America, South America, and the Caribbean. This term compares them to the Old World of Europe, Africa, and Asia.

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connecting the past and the present

Front

Drawing lessons from history and seeing how it affects life today.

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Algonquian

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A Native American language spoken by a large group of native tribes that were living in eastern North America when Europeans began exploring the continent.

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Aztec

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A large native tribe that was living in present-day Central Mexico when Europeans began exploring the region.

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Hernán Cortés

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(1485 - 1547) A Spanish explorer who defeated the Aztec empire and claimed large areas of Mexico for Spain.

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history as common memory

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Seeing history as the stories people share to think about who they are.

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chronological thinking

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Putting events in sequence and making connections based on continuity and change.

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