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Social Studies Ch 3
Age of Exploration
|what group sailed to the America's in the 1500 and explored eastern Canada?
|someone who buys and sells goods to ear money
|Who left Italy in 1271 to journey to China?
|How long did Marco Polo live in China?
|Who did Marco Polo work for?
|What were three things Marco saw in China?
|paper, printing and gunpowder
|What was the name of the route used to transport goods from China?
|Who was sent by China to explore Southeast Asia and the African east coast?
|What is a placed ruled by a king or queen?
|What is a group of people and animals who travel together?
|Who was the Mali's greatest ruler?
|What did Mansa Musa do in Mecca when he visited?
|he set up trade agreements
|What happened in Europe during 1300's and 1400's?
|What does Renaissance mean?
|What made the Renaissance special?
|new interest in writing, art, science, and ideas from the ancient Greeks and Romans
|Is the use of scientific knowledge and tools to do things better and more rapidly?
|In what year was the printing press created?
|Who created the printing press?
|Why was the creation of the printing press so important?
|allowed books and ideas to spread across europe
|Is the Science of planning and controlling the direction of a ship
|Is a tool that measures the height of the sun or a star above the horizon.
|Who taught the Europeans about the astrolabe
|What is an instrument with a magnetic needle that always points to the north?
|Who were the first Europeans to find a sea route to Asia?
|Who created the school of navigation in Portugal?
|Prince Henry - the Navigator
|What is a cruel system in which people are bought and sold and made to work without pay?
|Who was the explorer who was the first to go around the southern tip of africa?
|Who was the first explorer to reach India?
|Vasco da Gama
|What year did Bartlolmeu Dias sail around the cape of good hope?
|Sailors could use this instrument to find out how far north or south they were?
|what year did Columbus receive approval from Ferdinand and Isabella to sail to America?
|What were the reason's for Columbus expedition?
|Looking to make money from God and spices to pay for the Spanish Reconquista and spread Roman Catholicism
|What were the three names of Columbus ships?
|nina, pinta, santa maria
|What was the island Columbus landed on first?
|What is a small community of people living in a new place?
|What is an outbreak of disease that spreads quickly and affects many people?
|what were the harmful effects of the Europeans in the west indies?
|cut down rain forest, built sugar plantations, many american animals and plants were destroyed, brought disease
|What did Columbus bring back to Spain?
|corn, peanuts, potatoes, tomatos, chocolate, and certain peppers, beans and squashes
|What did Columbus bring to the Caribbean?
|cattle, horses,pigs, bananas, coffee beans, sheep
|Who's crew was the first to circumnavigate the world?
|Is to sail completely around something?
|Is a journey to achieve a goal?
|what is spanish for conqueror?
|IS many nations or territories ruled by a single group or leader
|Who was the explorer for discovered the Aztecs
|Who helped Cortes communicate with the Aztecs?
|What was the name of the Aztec ruler?
|Who defeated the powerful Inca's?
|Who was the first to reach north america?
|Ponce de Leon
|What was ponce de leon looking for?
|fountain of youth
|Is an area of land ruled by another country?
|What is the oldest city built in North America?
|What is a large farm or ranch?
|means to change a religion or a belief
|Is a violent uprising against a ruler?
|lines- run east and west and measure distance north and south of the equator?
|a line of latitude is also called
|lines of - run north and south and measure distance of east ans west of the prime meridian?
|a line of longitude is also called a
|the exact latitude and longitude of a place on the globe is also called is
|the ---- revolt was the most successful Indian uprising in the history of New Spain?
|who was the leader of the Pueblo revolt ?
|What were major accomplishments of the Spanish colonist?
|created missions to converted Indians to Catholicism,built forts, cities, haciendas,
|who were the first explorer to see the grand canyon?
|Who published a book requesting better treatment of the Indians?
|Cabeza de Vaca
|Who was the first explorer to reach the Mississippi river?