Spanish Influence in the United States
There are twenty Spanish-speaking countries in the world
There are many houses of Spanish-style architecture in the southwestern United States
The Spanish cowboy copied a great deal from the American cowboy
The Spaniards established the cattle raising industry in the New World
Spanish explorers, missionaries and settlers in North America contributed many Spanish words to our language
October 12th, Columbus Day, is known as El Día de la Hispanidad
President Lyndon B. Johnson was authorized by Congress to proclaim a week in September as National Hispanic Heritage Week
Most Spanish-speaking countries are Protestants
There is a Spanish-speaking country in Asia
Latin America is made up of North, Central and South America
The Caribbean is made of three Spanish-speaking countries
Sopa de Palabas
Iron grating on windows
Roof tiles made of baked clay
Spanish word related to alligator
First European explorer to reach the New World
Explored Florida in his search for the Foundation of Youth
Ponce de León
The Aztec king that was defeated when Hernán Cortés conquered Mexico
This country is adjacent to Spain and Spanish is not its official language
Spanish is not the official language of this Central American country
Spanish is not the official language of this South America country
This European country colonized all the countries that presently speak Spanish
Fray Junipero Serra and his followers established 27 missions in California.
False – 21
There are many houses of Spanish – style architecture in the northwest US.
False – southwest
The words rodeo and corral are related to Spanish city life.
False – farm life
The oldest city in the United States is Saint Augustine.
The rejas of Spanish houses have flowers and trees.
False – patios
A tamal is a crisp tortilla filled with meat or beans.
False – Tacos
The American cowboy copied a great deal from the Spanish cowboy.
The Spaniards used adobe for building.
The Spaniards established the cattle raising industry in the New World.
True – first cows, horses, goats pigs and sheep were brought to America by Spaniards.
In New Mexico, there are numerous cities that have Spanish names.
capital city of New Mexico
road connecting the Spanish missions
explorer of Florida
Ponce de Leon
tortilla with chopped meat and chili sauce
explorer of Mississippi River
founder of California missions
Fray Junpero Serra