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unit 6

the age of discovery

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who was prince henry the navigator opened a school of navigation for cartographers and sailors who learned to use and improve navigational
why did Europeans set sail to explore for gold, spices and natural resources
who was vasco de gama first to circumnavigate africa portugal
who Christopher Columbus discovered the americas spain
who was hernado cortes conquered the aztecs spain
who was francisco pizarro conquered the incan spain
who was ferdinand magellan first to circumnavigate the world spain
sir francis drake first englishman to circummavigate the world english
jacques carier explored the st lawrence river inland france
what 2 countries colonized most of latin america spain and portugal
what 2 countries competed to colonize what became the us and canada english and french
what was the old world Europe Asia India and africa
what was the new world Americas
what was the columbian exchange transfer of animals, diseases between the two world
what went from the old to new world in the columbian exchange horses, cattle and diseases such as smallpox
what went from the new to old world in the columbian exchange corn, potatoes and tobacco
what legacy did the colonial governments of latin america leave left a legacy of rigid class system and dictatorial rule in latin
what caused the african slave trade the Europeans diseases killed the indigenous populations which is why they needed slaves
what was the middle passage the journey across the Atlantic
what was triangular the trade of raw materials from the Americas, manufactured goods from Europe, slaves from Africa
how did the African slave trade affect Africa destroyed African families and removed the fittest members of African society and warfare between African civilizations
what was mercantilism colonies supplied mother countries with raw materials
what was the commercial revolution encouraged new international commerce/business
Created by: silvvermoons