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1
Q

when did the age of exploration take place

A

1400s

2
Q

did the age of exploration coincide with the renaissance

A

yes

3
Q

where did spices come from

A

Asia

4
Q

circumnavigate

A

go around the world

5
Q

cartographer

A

map maker

6
Q

scurvy

A

deficiency in V-C, swelling of gums and opening of wounds

7
Q

astrolabe

A

instrument to calculate lattitude

8
Q

alliance

A

union

9
Q

caravel

A

small fast Spanish sailing ship

10
Q

who reached the cape of good hope

A

bartolemeua dias

11
Q

who sailed around cape of good hope

A

vasco de gama

12
Q

prince of Portugal that founded schools for exploration

A

prince henry the navigator

13
Q

what were explorers seeking

A

shortcut sea route to india

god, glory, gold

14
Q

who first sighted the pacific ocean and named it the south sea

A

vasco balboa

15
Q

what country was columbus from

A

italy

16
Q

who funded columbus

A

spain

17
Q

last Muslim stronghold in spain, when it fell, who felled

A

granada
1492
Ferdinand and Isabella

18
Q

which man’s crew circumnavigated and where did he die

A

magellan

Philippines mactan

19
Q

why were people afraid to travel by sea

A

boiling hot water at equator
sea monsters
fall off edge of world

20
Q

when, where, and how long did columbus reach new world

A

october 12 1492
hispaniola
three months