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SS Mid-Term Exam

Rudder A flat piece of wood metal or plastic hinged vertically to hear the stern of a boat or a ship steering
Astrolabe An instrument formerly used to make astronomical measurements
Sail A piece of material extended on a mast to catch the wind and propel a boat, and ship
Atlantic Slave Trade The Europeans started it because all of the Native Americans died because the Europeans brought diseases to their homeland and the Native Americans weren’t used to the diseases so they died from them.
Colonialism building settlements in other lands
Navigator A person who directs the route or course of a ship, aircraft, or other form of transportation,
Cartographer A person who makes map
Conquistador a conquerer
Explorer A person who explores an unfamiliar area
Armada a fleet of warships
Viceroy royal representatives
Indentured Servant Signed contracts to work for a set number of years to pay off a trip
Tenant Farmer Paid rent and worked a fixed number of days
Mercantilism The belief of a nation's power were depended on owning gold and silver
Commerce The activity of buying and selling
Joint Stock Company Where privately owned companies sell stock to a partial ownership
Representative Assembly elected representatives spoke for the people
Isolationism A policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups
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