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Chapter 2 TermsFrancisco CoronadoA Spanish conquistador who explored was one of the first Europeans to explore the areaoccupied by the present day Southwest United States. His main goal was to locate theSeven Cites of Gold. He was unsuccessful in his expeditions. (b. 1510 d.1554)Francis DrakeAn English pirate and privateer who was a driving force in combating the SpanishArmada. He was an Englishman under the control of Queen Elizabeth I. He was one ofthe most successful in looting and destroying Spanish ships in the Caribbean andAtlantic. He helped the English begin to start their eventually takeover as the world’ssuperpower in the sea.(b.1540 d. 1596)Sir Humphrey GilbertAn English explorer and member of Parliament. He Served under Elizabeth I alongsidehis cousin Sir Francis Drake. He attempted to find the Northwest Passage. He claimedEngland’s first piece of land in the North America in Newfoundland in 1583. (b.1539 d.