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line of demarcation

line defined by pope alexander the 6th

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who saw the first pacific ocean by hacking through panama

vasco nunez balboa

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capitalism

no involvement of government
competition sets the price
distinction between owners and workers

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maya

mesomeric south america
divided into social classes

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aztec

1st american civilization
began in tropical rain forest

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inca

conquered big area in andes
government led by a king

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********columbus*********

wanted to reach south indies
knew earth was round

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hudson

explored Africa tried to convert africans to Christianity

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cortes

took over spainards

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remains of pizzaro

in his tomb

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first nation to find a route to Asia

portugal
2nd was spain

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********Vasco da game*********

Ventured around the cape of good hope
Reached great spice port

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John Cabot

Claimed British land in Canada
Though he landed in Asia
Travelled on Matthew