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chapter 15 vocab

TermDefinition
Henry the Navigator Prince Henry hope to expand Christianity and find the source of African gold.
Vasco da Gama led four ships around the Cape of Good Hope.
Christopher Columbus explorer and navigator.Rejected by the Portuguese king for a three-ship voyage of discovery.Found the new world.
Vasco Núñez de Balboa The first European to see the Pacific Ocean.
Ferdinated Magellan studied map making and navigation.In 1519, with the support of King Charles V of Spain, Magellan set out to circumnavigate the globe.
Cartographer map maker
astrolabe an instrument developed by the ancient Greeks.
caravel triangular sails.
scurvy A disease caused by a lack of vitamin C.
circumnavigate Sell around, the world.
Pagan Now Myanmar.
Anawrata Untied region.Brought Buddhism to burmese
Khmer Hindu rulers and Buddhist ordinary people.
Suryavarman II king renowned a religious reformer and temple builder.
Trung sisters Vietnamese women still had many rights which they inherited through their mothers' lineages, while in China women had lost their privileges due to the popular teachings of Confucius requiring women's subservience.
Matrilineal inheritance through mother.
Stupa dome- like shrine.
Padi field. (rice padis.)
Afonso de Albuquerque His program to gain control of all the main maritime trade routes of the East and to build permanent fortresses with settled populations laid the foundations of Portuguese hegemony in the Orient.
Robert Clive
Outpost - distant area under foreign control.
Sepoy Indian soldier.
Matteo Ricci He opened a residence in Nanking for himself, his fellow Jesuits and his scientific instruments. Later he became the court mathematician in Peking
Manchus
Kangxi
Qianlong Chinese emperor (1735-1796) of the Qing dynasty who subdued the Turkish and Mongolian threats to northern China, expanded the empire, and was a patron of the arts.
Hermit Kingdom North Korea
Francis Xavier was a pioneering Christian missionary and co-founder of the Society of Jesu
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