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GA Studies Explorers

8th Grade GA Studies Explorers

Who was the 1st Spanish Explorer to visit US (also named Florida)? Ponce De Leon
What is a natural resistance to disease? Immunity
What was a ship with sails (this was a new invention)? Caravel
What was Georgia first called? Guale
Who defeated Spain in 1588? England
Who traveled in the Far East for 12 years and wrote a book about his travels? Marco Polo
What was the location of the "Lost Colony"? Roanoke Island
What was the 1st country to go "exploring"? Portugal
Who was the 1st explorer to visit Georgia? Hernando De Soto
What was another name for the Holy Wars? Crusades
Where did Columbus land in America? Bahamas
Who opened a school of navigation? Prince Henry
Where was the 1st permanent Spanish settlement in America? St. Augustine, Florida
Who made four trips to the New World? Christopher Columbus
What is a group of territories under one country's rule? Empire
What is a settlement where priests could live and work? Mission
Who financed Columbus' trips? King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
Whose explorers came for the "3 Gs"? Spain
What were the "3 Gs"? God, Gold, and Glory
Name Columbus' ships? Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria
Where was the 1st permanent English settlement in America? Jamestown, Virginia
What did Europe want from the Far East? Silk, spices, and tea
What was an important invention to tell directions? Compass
Created by: GregoireEC



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