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Age of Exploration

Global exchange of goods, ideas, plants, animals, disease, people Columbian Exchange
Three reasons for exploration Gold, Glory, and God
He claimed the Incas and and is remembered for being cruel. He conquered and destroyed the Inca nation. Francisco Pizarro
Explored Cuba, California, Mexico, and Florida. He claimed Mexico for Spain by using deadly force against the natives. He destroyed the Aztecs Hernan Cortez
He sponsored exploration. Son of John I, King of Portugal. Prince Henry
Spanish explorers who claimed lands in the Americas for Spain conquistadors
An Italian explorer who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, hoping to find a route to India (in order to trade for spices) Christopher Columbus
An Italian Merchant, Explorer, Cartographer. America is named after him. Amerigo Vespucci
Monarchs of Spain who sponsored voyages of Christopher Columbus King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
An organized journey or voyage for a specific purpose. Expedition
Diseases spread by explorers and their crew Scurvy, Black Plague, Smallpox, Influenza,Typhus, Chicken pox, Cholera
Created by: cindywells