Flashcards in Chapter 2 Deck (25):
What two things did Marco Polo do for a living?
An explorer and an author
What invention helped the book Travels become published all over Europe?
Movable type printing press
What two things did the Portuguese trade for in West Africa?
The age of exploration and discovery in Europe was called the...?
Why did the Portuguese most want to explore the world?
Looking for trade route to Asia
Where was the Gold Coast?
What explorer completed the eastern sea route to Asia around Africa?
Vas da gamas
What were the three ships that Columbus sailed with?
Nina,pinta,and the mayflower
What country’s flag was high on the ship of Columbus on his voyage?
What European group landed in North America long before Columbus?
What treaty allowed Spain to have first right to claim North and South America?
Where does the term "America" comes from?
Explorer Amerigo Vespuce
Whose crew was the first to circumnavigate the world?
Who was the first Spaniard to reach the mainland of North America?
Juan ponce de Leon
Juan Ponce de Leon searched for Gold and what...?
Fountain of youth
What empire did Hernan Cortes destroy?
Why did many Native Americans die after the European arrival?
How far west did Hernando de Soto reach?
As far as Oklahoma
What was the encomienda?
The right to demand labor or taxes for native Americans
Who thought the treatment of Native Americans by the Spanish was cruel?
Bartolome de ALS Casas
What was the religious and historical movement when the Christian church split into Catholic and Protestant groups?
What was the Columbian Exchange?
What countries looked for a Northwest Passage to Asia?
Quebec was established by which nation?