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Age of exploration
|why were European sailors in the 1400s afraid to sail too far out to sea?
|what are astrolabes?
|instrument which gives latitude by looking at the position of the sun in the sky
|what is a caravel?
|ship that is clinker built and has lateen sails
|who were the Aztecs?
|native empire in Mexico , conquered by Cortes
|instrument which gives direction
|native empire in peru , conquered by pizzarro
|early navigational maps of the sea
|where was Columbus born? and when?
|who sponsored his journey?
|king Ferdinand and queen Isabella of spain
|name his 3 ships
|nina , pinta and santa maria
|what disease did a lot of sailors get while on long sea voyages?
|what did Columbus name the natives
|when did columbus' voyage begin?
|3rd august 1492