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30

Christopher Columbus sailed for the ________.

Christopher Columbus sailed for the portugese.

31

Christopher Columbus was a ______ _______.

Christopher Columbus was a spanish explorer.

32

Leif Eriksson settled where?

Leif Eriksson settled in Greenland.

33

Leif Eriksson explored land west of Greenland and named it ______.

Leif Eriksson explored land west of Greenland and named it Vinland.

34

Leif Eriksson explored land west of Greenland and named it Vinland. Europeans changed the name to __________.

Europeans changed the name to Newfoundland.

35

Bartholomew Dias called the southern tip of Africa what?

the Cape of Storms

36

Bartholomew Dias called the tip of Southern Africa the Cape of Storms. What did King John rename it?

The Cape of Good Hope

37

Vasco da Gama was sent out on a voyage to where?

India

38

Vasco da Gama sailed to the ______ of the _____ then turned east.

Vasco da Gama sailed to the middle of the Atlantic then turned east.

39

Vasco da Gama rounded the cape then explored part of _____ ______.

Vasco da Gama rounded the cape then explored part of East Africa.

40

Vasco da Gama made it to ______, _______ in May of 1498.

Vasco da Gama made it to Calicut, India in May of 1498.

41

Vasco da Gama was the first european to get to ________ on an all water route.

Vasco da Gama was the first european to get to Asia on an all water route.

42

Alvares Cabral went out after Da Gama and sailed wider then found _______.

Alvares Cabral went out after Da Gama and sailed wider then found Brazil.

43

Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in ____.

Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492.

44

Christopher Columbus sailed for the ________.

Christopher Columbus sailed for the portugese.

45

Christopher Columbus was a ______ _______.

Christopher Columbus was a spanish explorer.

46

Leif Eriksson settled where?

Leif Eriksson settled in Greenland.

47

Leif Eriksson explored land west of Greenland and named it ______.

Leif Eriksson explored land west of Greenland and named it Vinland.

48

Leif Eriksson explored land west of Greenland and named it Vinland. Europeans changed the name to __________.

Europeans changed the name to Newfoundland.

49

Ferdinand and Isabella did what to Spain?

Ferdinand and Isabella united Spain through marriage.

50

Ferdinand and Isabella pushed _____ moors from Spain to ________?

Ferdinand and Isabella pushed Muslim moors from Spain to Africa.

51

Ferdinand and Isabella wanted to engage trade with _________?

Ferdinand and Isabella wanted to engage trade with Asia.

52

Isabella was persuaded by who?

Isabella was persuaded by her Minister.

53

Christopher Columbus brought __________ to new places?

Christopher Columbus brought Christianity to new places.

54

Spain could grow wealthy through ________?

Spain could grow wealthy through trade.

55

What were the names of Christopher Columbus' ships?

-Nina
-Pinta
-Santa Maria - main ship

56

What was Christopher Columbus main ship named?

The Santa Maria

57

The Santa Maria held how many sailors?

90 Sailors

58

How many months worth of supplies did the Santa Maria hold?

6 months worth of supplies.

59

What was the date Christopher Columbus spotted land?

October 12, 1492