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1 CHAPTER 7: THE FIGHT FOR A CONTINENT By Miss Snyder

2 Lesson 1: The Spanish Move North

3 hacienda  Some wealthy ranchers built haciendas or large estates. Haciendas were often self- sufficient communities, with vegetable gardens, workshops, and mills.

4 presidio  To protect the mission, the Spanish built presidios, or military forts.

5 El Camino Real  To connect New Mexico to Mexico City, the Spanish built a road called El Camino Real, “the Royal Road.” It was used to carry goods between Mexico City and Santa Fe.

6 Pueblo Revolt  In fierce fighting that became known as the Pueblo Revolt, the Spanish were driven out of New Mexico.

7 Lesson 2:French Explore the Mississippi

8 trading post  Trading posts were places where the French and Native Americans met to trade goods.

9 tributary  A tributary is a stream or river that flows into a larger river.

10 Lesson 3: The French and Indian War

11 King Phillips War  Metacom’s goal was to force the English out of New England. The English called Metacom “King Phillip,” and this war became known as King Phillip’s War.

12 backcountry  In search of their own land, some families began moving to an area called the backcountry. Families built log cabins, hunted, and carved small farms from the rocky soil.

13 French and Indian War  In the 13 Colonies, the war was called the French and Indian War, because the British forces fought against the French and their American Indian allies.

14 Pontiac’s Rebellion  Native Americans from many tribes attacked British forts and settlements in the Ohio River valley and along the Great Lakes. This fighting was known as Pontiac’s Rebellion.

15 Proclamation of 1763  Britain’s King George III issued the Proclamation of This proclamation, or official announcement, said that colonists were no longer allowed to settle on land west of the Appalachian Mountains.

16 VOCAB REVIEW

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