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What two things did Marco Polo do for a living?

Wrote a book that introduced Europeans to Central Asia, and china. And left Venice and went on a journey across Asia, and china

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

The type printing press

2

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

West African and and Gold Coast

3

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

Vasco da gamas

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What were the three ships that Columbus sailed with?

Nina, piñata, and Santa Maria.

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

Spain's flag

6

What European group landed in North America long before Columbus?

Vikings

7

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

Tread tordsellias

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Where does the term "America" comes from?

A explorer amerigo and vespucca

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Whose crew was the first to circumnavigate the world?

Juan ponce de Leon's crew

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

The Fountain of youth

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What empire did Hernan Cortes destroy?

The Aztec empire

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Why did many Native Americans die after the European arrival?

They brought diseases with them.

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How far west did Hernando de Soto reach?

Mississippi

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What was the encomienda?

The right to demand taxes or labor from native Americans

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

Bartolommeo de law casas

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

Protestant reformation

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What was the Columbian Exchange?

An exchange of plants, animals, and diseases that changed lives forever

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What countries looked for a Northwest Passage to Asia?

England, France, and the 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?

America