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1

In what ways did the crusades change Europe

Introduced spices, silk. Also increased trade with Middle East. Learned about art, philosophy, science

2

Why did European merchants have trouble crossing the Mediterranean

Arab and Italian merchants controlled trade routes

3

Why were the explorations of Columbus important

Proved that the Atlantic ocean was a bridge that connected Europe, Africa, and America. Columbian exchange

4

Define the Columbian exchange

Movement of goods between Europe and the new world

5

At what point did Columbus know he discovered a new world

He never knew

6

What effect did Martin Luther have on the Catholic Church

He divided the Christian world into protestants and Catholics which was known as the protestant reformation

7

What is the effects of the fall on the Spanish Armada on the colonization of the New World

It meant that nation could start building colonies in the Americas

8

And what year was the Spanish Armada defeated

1588

9

What area of land where included in LaSalle's claim for France

Everything in the watershed of the Mississippi River

10

In 1086 European Christians launched the ________ which was a series of wars to capture the holy land from Muslims

Crusades

11

Does the northwest passage exist

No