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Early Explorers

Social Studies PRES 4th Grade

TermDefinition
Explore to search for new things and places
Cartography map making skills
Navigation the science sailors use to plot their course and find their location far from land
Profit money a business has left over after it has paid all its costs
Caravel a smaller, faster ship with triangular sails that could sail into the wind
Horizon the line at which the earth's surface and the sky appear to meet
Compass an instrumentfor dtermining directions
Celestial Stars Relating to the Sky (the sun, moon, and stars are celestial bodies)
Economics the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services
Political the activities, actions, and policies that are used to gain and hold power in a government or influence a government
Techonology Use of Scientific knowledge or new tools to make or do something
Competition the act or process of trying to get or win something others are also trying to get or win
Colonization to establish a colony
Conquistador Spanish word for conquerors who came to the Americas in the 1500s
Created by: Brooks0520
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