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They conquered the whole of Spain, calling it Hispania.
Florida was purchased from Spain in 1819. It was negotiated by JohnQuincy Adams would was Secretary of State at the time.
They were seeking gold and treasure to take back to Spain--also to convert all they conquered to the catholic Religion--it was economic as well as religious/
Answer 1 Muslims ruled almost the entire Spain for about 800 years. Later the Christian Crusaders came to Spain and wiped out the Muslims. Hispania was the L…atin name given to the whole Iberian Peninsula (covering the territories of present day Spain and Portugal) Answer 2 Muslims conquered most of the Iberian Peninsula from 711 CE to 750 CE, excepting the northern provinces which today are identified as A Coruña, Asturias, Santander, País Vasco, Pamplona, and Gerona. However, they held the northernmost territories (such as Barcelona) for around 70 years. By 1038, Alfonso VI had reconquered the northern half of Spain. By 1248, the only Muslim Kingdom remaining in Spain was the Nasrid Kingdom of Granada, which survived until it too was conquered in 1492. The Muslims only ruled the Grenada area for 800 years.
What is the name for spanish explorers who claimed land in the carribian and central and south America for Spain?
Cabrillo, De Soto, Hudson, Ponce de Leon, and Cabot.
What is the name of the spanish explorers who claimed land in the Caribbean and central and south America for Spain?
They were called the conquistadors. The conquerers. They were called 'conquistadors' (conquerors). conquistadors
Spain used a series of Vice Royalties governed by people appointed by the crown.
Christopher Columbus..right? Tee hee, I hope I got it right :D
They were called Conquistador.
Cortez and Pizarro claimed land in south america for spain in the 1500s.
The Reconquista pulled the church of Spain to find new markets to exploit the wealth won in Granada.
Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuala, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Paraguay, U…ruguay and Argentina. In addition Spain occupied the Phillipines for 300 years, and part of Florida at one time was a Spanish territory as well, Other conquests are Spanish Guam, Spanish Morocco, Spanish Guinea, Spanish Sahara, Spanish West South Africa and the Canary Islands.