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Flashcards in Unit 1 Significant Slideshow Items Deck (13):
1

What crop was the staple crop of most groups?

maize

2

What connected Europe, Africa and the Americas?

colonial societies and trade networks

3

Who was America named after?

Amerigo Vespucci

4

What led to many improvements in transportation, communication and navigation?

"Scientific Revolution"

5

How Indians got here from Asia

Bering Land Bridge

6

________ _________ represented 75% of Europe's population

landless peasants

7

Transatlantic slave trade

part of Triangular Trade, Africa would give slaves to Am.

8

"god and gold" fueled

Spanish exploration and colonization

9

_________ was the first permanent settlement in NA

St. Augustine

10

encomienda system

colonists profited from land and indigenous labor

11

Maryland's Development

didn't occur as Baltimore had hoped, governed as an "absentee proprietor," very few Catholics actually migrated

12

Europe believed in _______ which was_______

mercantilism, nation's power is measured by wealth

13

Bacon's rebellion revealed

social divisions