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European Exploration


What three things motivated European exploration? Gold, God, and Glory!
What is the primary reason for European exploration? To build wealth through power and trade.
Which countries sent explorers to the "New World?" Portugal, France, Spain, and Britain
New World North and South America
Old World Asia, Europe, and Africa
What religion did the Spanish bring to the Americas? Catholicism
What is the time of European exploration of North America, South America, Asia, and Africa from 1450 to 1750 known as? Age of Discovery
The Colombian Exchange The moving of animals, plants, and diseases between the Old World and the New World.
What is a plantation? a large farm to grow cash crops
A fast sailing ship that could easily be steers and hold large amounts of cargo is known as what? a caravel
What was Christopher Columbus's biggest achievement? accidentally finding the Americas while looking for a sea route to Asia
Which explorer was first to find a sea route to Asia? Vasco de Gama
Which explorer established a sailing school to teach others how to navigate the sea? Prince Henry the Navigator
Which disease had the biggest impact on Native Americas? smallpox
What was the most negative impact of the Colombian Exchange? The enslavement of Native Americans and establishment of the African slave trade.
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