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1

When did king Edward III claim the French throne and declare war on France

1337

2

Who was the French king when Edward III declared war on France

Philip VI

3

What years were successful for England in the 100 year war

1337-1360

4

When did the French win back land in the 100 year war

1370-1413

5

When was the battle of agincourt

1415

6

When did Henry V die

1422

7

When was the end of the 100 year war

1454

8

When did England lose control of Calais

1558

9

When was the claim of the French throne dropped

1801

10

When did Christopher Columbus discover the West Indies

1492

11

When was Jamestown, Virginia founded

1607

12

Why did the Europeans colonise the Americas

Wealth
Opportunities for trade
Religious factors

13

What percentage of Spanish ships were successfully captured by rival countries

10-15%

14

When we’re African slaves introduced

1619

15

How many British ships transported slaves between 1690-1787

11,000

16

In the 1700s how many Africans were enslaved

7 million

17

Name 4 British ports that were important during the slave trade

Glasgow
Liverpool
Bristol
London

18

How much did Britain make from the slave trade from 1761-1808

£60 million

19

When did Britain acquire Barbados from the Spanish

1625