Flashcards in Chapter 16 The Age of Exploration: Asia & the Americas Deck (27):
What Viking may have landed in America around AD 1000?
Who was the first European to travel the length of Asia?
In what year did Columbus discover America?
What country sponsored Columbus's voyages?
Who was the first European to reach the Far East by sea?
Vasco da Gama
Name Columbus's ships
Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria
The Cape of Good Hope is the southern end of
Name the accomplishments of Prince Henry the Navigator?
He set up a navigation school for sea captains
He developed a new kind of ship, the caravel
He built an observatory to study the stars
founded the colony on Roanoke Island
Sir Walter Raleigh
first explorer to reach the North American mainland
"Father of New France"
Samuel de Champlain
English navigator who sailed for the Dutch
Jamestown was the first permanent ____ settlement in the New World.
The strict social structure of ____ is called the caste system.
The belief in the supposed reappearance of a soul after death in another body is called
India is named for the
What is the world's oldest living civilization?
What is the world's longest fortification?
Great Wall of China
Who is the "Father of Modern Missions"?
Who was the first Protestant missionary to china?
The oldest surviving religion of Japan is
What country established a colony at Hong Kong?
What did T'sai Lun invent about AD 105?
Genghis Khan established the _____ empire in history.
Whose voyage to India marked the beginning of European influence in Asia.
Vasco da Gama