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Vasco da Gama

The first person to go around the tip of Africa to reach India

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Lateen sails

Sails that allowed sailors to take full advantage of winds

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Astrolabe

A device used to measure latitude

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Wind wheels

A device that moved by wind coming in through it

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Volta do mar

A Portuguese sailing tactic that took you off course to come back on course

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Vivaldi brothers

Two brothers who searched for a passage to India from Europe

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Tainos

Native Mexican people

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Vasco Nunez de balboa

The first explorer to see eastern pacific shores

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Ferdinand Magellan

The first explorer to circumnavigate the world

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Sir Francis drake

The first Englishman to circumnavigate the world

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Vitus Bering

A Dutch explorer who wanted to see if Asia and North America were connected by land

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Captain James cook

The first to explore Polynesian islands

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Seven years war

Also know as the REAL. First World War

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Afonso d'Albuquerque

A Portuguese explored and conquerer

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English East Indian trading company

An English joint stock company

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Dutch east India company

A Dutch joint stock company

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Trading post empires

Countries that set up trade posts ad soon took land around their trading posts and charged other countries fees to use their posts

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Philippines and Manilla

A country run by the Spanish that the capital city of Manila became a huge trading outpost

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Java

Another major Spanish trading out post

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Siberia

The colonization by criminals and in wanted people

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Columbia. Exchange

An worldwide exchange of biological goods