History Exam 1 Terms - Chapter 1 3 sisters maize beans...

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Chapter 1 3 sisters: maize, beans, squash Mississippian Culture- live along the Mississippi River and build mounds Largest settlement: Cahokia (today St. Louis) #2 city: Moundville, AL (near tuscaloosa) Portugal- 1 st country to start the westward wave of expansion; Portuguese were the first world travelers Cortés: conquered the Aztecs Pizzaro: onquered the Incas Disease: allowed the conquistadores to conquer the new world DeSoto- Spanish conquistador in North America Encomienda system: protection system for the natives Jamestown: 1 st successful colony England started in North America Tobacco: crop that saved Jamestown, problems- strips the soil, need land and labor John Rolfe: colonist that was 1 st to send barrels of tobacco back to England; married Pocahontas Mercantilism: strengthens drive for expansionism; one of the main driving forces for colonization in America Mestizos: European father, native mother Protestant Reformation Chapter 2 Anne Hutchinson: banished

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