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Exploration! 2017

Mr. Segool's 4th grade StudyStack for the exploration unit.

QuestionAnswer
opportunity The chance to make a profit.
cost How making a profit will affect you negatively.
sponsor The country or people who pay for an expedition.
Christopher Columbus An Italian explorer, sponsored by Spain, who made four trips to the New World between 1492 and 1504.
John Cabot An Italian explorer, sponsored by England, who led the first English exploration of what is now Eastern Canada.
Jacques Cartier A French explorer who explored Eastern Canada, the St. Lawrence Gulf, and St. Lawrence River, while searching for the Northwest Passage.
Northwest Passage A route in northern Canada that leads to the Pacific Ocean, India, and China.
Hernando de Soto A Spanish explorer who landed in Florida, traveled through Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi, and other areas, and crossed the Mississippi River.
Henry Hudson An Englishman who sailed for The Netherlands (Holland) and explored the Eastern USA, especially the New York City area. He later sailed for England.
Vikings A group of warrior explorers and traders who sailed from Northern Europe and stayed for several years in Eastern Canada.
Vasco Nunez de Balboa A Spanish explorer who landed in South America, crossed the isthmus of Panama, and sighted the Pacific Ocean.
Silk Road Not a real street, but a path where goods where shipped between Europe and Asia, especially India and China.
compass An invention which allows travelers to steer, even in bad weather and in the dark.
gold, glory, God The "three G's" where reasons for exploration by Europeans.
Created by: briansegool