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Men who rob from ships

Pirates

2

A group that travels together, ecspecially through the desert

Caravan

3

A long trip across the sea or ocean

Voyage

4

The explorer who found the new world while searching for a sea route to the indies

Christopher columbus

5

The king and queen of Spain who provided Columbus with the necessary ships and money for his voyage.

King Ferdinand and queen Isabella

6

What were the names of Columbus's three ships

Nina, pinta, Santa Maria

7

What did the people in Europe call the rest of the world?

Sea of darkness

8

What did Christopher's parents expect him to be?

A weaver

9

Where did Christopher Columbus grow up?

Genoa, Italy

10

What stopped Columbus's ship from sailing to England?

Pirates

11

Which countries were part of the Indies?

India, China, Japan, spice Islands

12

What title was Columbus given?

Admiral of the Ocean Sea

13

Why were Spanish sailors afraid to become part of Columbus's crew?

They didn't know and trust him. They were afraid.

14

What country did the king and queen that helped Columbus rule?

Spain

15

What did Columbus name the island he first landed on?

San salvador

16

What does San Salvador mean?

Holy Savior.

17

What did Columbus call the people on the island he landed on?

Indians

18

Did Christopher Columbus find a way to the Indies?

No

19

A distant land that has been settled and is governed by another country

Colony

20

A person who has settled a colony

Cclonist

21

A person who goes to battle

Warrior

22

A person who seeks adventure

Adventurer

23

The leader of Jamestown

John Smith

24

The chief of many Indian chiefs

Powhatan

25

The Indian princess who saved John's life

Pocahontas

26

What did people call the islands Columbus discovers?

West Indies

27

Which English king became interested in starting a colony in the New World?

King James I

28

What was the first successful English settlement in the New World

Jamestown

29

When do we celebrate Columbus Day?

On or around October 12

30

What 3 English ships sailed to the New World?

Susan Constan, Godspeed, Discovery

31

What sickness did they face in Jamestown?

Malaria

32

In what shape did the settler's of this first colony build their fort?

Triangle

33

What important new rule did John Smith make for Jamestown?

If you don't work, you don't eat

34

Who was in charge of the 3 ships that sailed to Jamestown?

Newport