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Age Of Exploration

Modify To change partially.
Predict To say that something will happen before it happens.
Vital Necessary for something to succeed or exist.
Enrich To make wealthy.
Hemisphere Half of a sphere, or one of the halves of Earth.
Grant To give official permission to do something.
Efficient Getting a job done with the least possible effort.
Circulate To move around or to go from place to place.
Cartography During the renaissance, mapmakers developed the science of making maps of globes, known as cartography.
Vasco da Gama In 1497, Captain Vasco da Gama also sailed south from Portugal.
Christopher Columbus Christopher columbus, a sailor from italy, thought differently.
Amerigo Vespucci Amerigo Vespucci, an italian navigator on this voyage, later wrote about his travels.
Ferdinand Magellan In 1519, Ferdinand Magellan launched the most ambitious voyage of discovery.
Circumnavigated They circumnavigated, or sailed completely around, the world.
Moctezuma Moctezuma was the Aztec leader.
Colonization In the Americas, Spain quickly began colonization, or the process of taking over territory, creating a new government, and settling towns.
Conquistadors The explorers and soldiers who conquered territory were known as conquistadors.
Hernan Cortes In 1519, Hernan Cortes sailed to Mexico to conquer the rich Aztec Empire.
Francisco Pizarro Rumors of another golden empire drew Francisco Pizarro and a small group of conquistadors to the Inca Empire in 1531.
Atahualpa After the civil war, Atahualpa won the throne, but the war had weakened and divided the empire.
Bullion Bullion is a precious metals melted into bars.
Immunity So many people died because they lacked Immunity, or the ability of the body to fight a disease.
Missionaries Missionaries are church members who try to convert people to a particular religion.
Columbian Exchange The exchange of people, other living things, and ideas between the Eastern and Western hemispheres is called the Columbian Exchanges.
Capitalism Capitalism is an economy based on the private ownership of property and the use of property to compete for profits, or gains, in a market.
Cottage Industry As a result, the use of workers who work at home with their own equipment is known as cottage industry.
Traditional economy A traditional economy is an economy in which the exchange of goods are based on competition is based on custom.
Market economy By contrast, a market economy is one in which prices and the distribution of goods are based on competition in a market.
Mercantilism Mercantilism is an economic policy that promotes building a nation's strength by expanding its trade.
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