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s.s term test

Columbian Exchange this was a movement of people,animals,plants,cultures,and evan deisies between the Easter and Western hemispheres
epidemic an outbreak of desies that speads quickly and affects many people.
devastation a great harm was enormous
merchant people who buy and sell goods, bought popular Asian goods, such as silk and spices
navigation process sailors used to plot there course and find their location far from land
astrolabe navigation tool measures the height of the sun or a star above the horizon
technology use of scientific knowledge and ideas to create practical tools that improve lives
caravel a new kind of sailing ship invented by Portuguese shipbuilders
trading posts stores and small settlements where goods could be bought and sold
slave trade bought and sold humans as property
patron gives financial support to another person or cause
conquistadors a group of Spanish soldiers, or conquerors
expedition organized journey
empire group of nations or peoples ruled by a single group or leader
colony settlement or area far from the country that rules it
Created by: skylar03