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History Terms c19

Adair Final

God, glory, gold motivation for Spaniards to come to Americas
Dias reached tip of Africa (Cape of Good Hope), but returned home
Prince Henry son of Portugal’s king; dreamed of overseas exploration; helped conquer part of North Africa and increase African trade
Caravel Ship ship with triangular sails
Astrolabe let people know longitude
Sextant let people know their longitude and latitude
da Gama established direct route from Portugal to India
Treaty of Tordesillas and Line of Demarcation boundary created in Americas by Spain and Portugal; Portugal had to stay on their side, and Spain had to stay on theirs; Spain got much more
Dutch East India Company most successful trade company in India; had their own private army and were able to coin money; functioned like a country
Created by: William Little