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1.Colonial government of New Spain and Peru
6.Last emperor of the Aztecs
8.Where the Northwest Passage was supposed to lead
10.Large estate for providing food
12.Harmful Columbian Exchange
14.Important plantation crop
16.Explorer for whom America is named
17.What Spain created in the Americas
2.Spanish soldiers who conquered territories in the Americas
3.Spanish fleet, for example
4.Settlements in the Americas established by the Catholic Church
5."Protector of the Indians" (2 wrds)
6.Triangular trade voyage of slaves from Africa to the Americas (2 wrds)
7.Belief that race makes some people inferior
9.Laws to regulate the treatment of slaves (2 wrds)
11.Killed millions of Native Americans after 1492
13.European colonists on the Hudson River
15.Trade item of French and Dutch explorers