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What two things did Marco Polo do for a living?

Explorer and author

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

Gold and slaves

2

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

Renaissance

3

Why did the Portuguese most want to explore the world?

New routes to west Africa

4

Where was the Gold Coast?

The bottom of west Africa

5

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

Vasco de gama

6

What were the three ships that Columbus sailed with?

Nina Pinta Santa Maria

7

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

Spanish

8

What European group landed in North America long before Columbus?

The Vikings

9

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

The treaty of Tordellies

10

Where does the term "America" comes from?

Americgo Vespucci

11

Whose crew was the first to circumnavigate the world?

Fernanda Magelen

12

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

Juan Ponce de Leon

13

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

The Fountain of Youth

14

Why did many Native Americans die after the European arrival?

Diseases

15

How far west did Hernando de Soto reach?

Oklahoma

16

What was the encomienda?

The right to demand taxes and labor

17

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

Bartolome De Las Cases

18

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

Prodastent reform

19

What was the Columbian Exchange?

The exchange of animals spices and diseases

20

What countries looked for a Northwest Passage to Asia?

England and Spain

21

Quebec was established by which nation?

France

22

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

France