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Remi U2 Part A

Historical Understanding

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What was one cause of European Colonization and Exploration? Europeans wanted Asian silks and spices while getting them at a low cost Portuguese wanted to spread Christianity
What was a second cause of European Colonization and Exploration? Portuguese wanted to spread Christianity
Who led the world in sea exploration? Portugal
Where did Portugal explore? the western coast of Africa
What did Prince Henry the Navigator do to help Colonization? He sent 50 or more expeditions down the coast of Africa
What else did Prince Henry the Navigator do to help Colonization? He studied map making and navigation
What else did Prince Henry the Navigator do to help Colonization? He established a Naval Observatory
What else did Prince Henry the Navigator do to help Colonization? He helped capture Ceuta, a city on the coast of North Africa
What else did Prince Henry the Navigator do to help Colonization? He discovered Maderia
How did the crusaders sent by different Catholic Popes help colonization? They discovered Asian goods
How did the crusaders sent by different Catholic Popes help colonization? They made land maps
How did the crusaders sent by different Catholic Popes help colonization? They created competition among Spain, France, England, and Portugal
How did the crusaders sent by different Catholic Popes help colonization? They fought Muslim Turks
Which country established the first colonies? Portugal
Who discovered the southern tip of Africa and the Cape of Good Hope? Dias
Who sailed around the Cape and went on to India? DaGama
By 1571 Portugal had out posts in what four places? Africa, India, Pacific Islands, and Japans
What colony was the most profitable? Brazil in South America
For what country did Christopher Columbus explore? Spain
Why was Columbus exploring the Atlantic Ocean? To find a trade route to India/Asia
What island did Christopher Columbus think was Asia? The Bahamas
What was one of the largest empires in history? The Spanish empire
During the 1500s,what civilizations did Spain conquer? The Inca and Aztec
When did Spain lose control of the Philippines? During the Spanish American War
During the 1700s, what three countries united to form Great Britain? Wales, Scotland, and England
Canada, Australia, India, much of eastern Africa and numerous islands were once controlled by whom? Great Britain
In the 18th century, North America was under the control of whom? England and France
Great Britain lost The United States in what year? 1776
In 1812, what three countries did France control? Germany, Italy, and Spain
In the 19th and 20th centuries, what was the only empire larger than the French Empire? The British Empire
What two Italian cities dominated the trade route from Asia to Europe? Genoa and Venice
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