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What two things did Marco Polo do for a living?

An explorer and an author

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What invention helped the book Travels become published all over Europe?

Movable type printing press

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What two things did the Portuguese trade for in West Africa?

Gold,and slaves

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The age of exploration and discovery in Europe was called the...?

The Rennaissance

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Why did the Portuguese most want to explore the world?

Looking for trade route to Asia

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Where was the Gold Coast?

In Africa

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What explorer completed the eastern sea route to Asia around Africa?

Vas da gamas

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What were the three ships that Columbus sailed with?

Nina,pinta,and the mayflower

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What country’s flag was high on the ship of Columbus on his voyage?

Spain

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What European group landed in North America long before Columbus?

Vikings

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What treaty allowed Spain to have first right to claim North and South America?

Tordillas

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Where does the term "America" comes from?

Explorer Amerigo Vespuce

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Whose crew was the first to circumnavigate the world?

Ferdinand,and Magellan

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Who was the first Spaniard to reach the mainland of North America?

Juan ponce de Leon

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Juan Ponce de Leon searched for Gold and what...?

Fountain of youth

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What empire did Hernan Cortes destroy?

Aztec

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Why did many Native Americans die after the European arrival?

Disease

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How far west did Hernando de Soto reach?

As far as Oklahoma

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What was the encomienda?

The right to demand labor or taxes for native Americans

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Who thought the treatment of Native Americans by the Spanish was cruel?

Bartolome de ALS Casas

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What was the religious and historical movement when the Christian church split into Catholic and Protestant groups?

Protestant information

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What was the Columbian Exchange?

Plants,animals,and diseases

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What countries looked for a Northwest Passage to Asia?

England,France,and Netherlands

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Quebec was established by which nation?

France

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Who wanted to establish a fishing and fur trade in the Americas?

France