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Age of Exploration

Montserrat Zamudio Per.7

TermDefinition
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 the science of making maps and 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, and 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 the process of taking over inventory, creating a new government, and settling homes.
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 a small group of Conquistadors to the Inca Empire in 1531.
Atahualpa After a civil war, Atahualpa won the throne, but war had weaken and divided the empire.
bullion precious metals melted into bars
immunity the ability of the body to fight a disease.
missionary church members who try to convert people to a particular religion.
mission a religious settlement or base where missionaries work.
Columbian Exchange the exchange of people, other living things, and ideas between the Eastern and Western Hemisphere is called the Columbian Exchange
capitalism An economy based on the private ownership of property and the property to compete of profits, or gains, in a market.
cottage industry The use of workers who work at home with their own equipment is as cottage industry
traditional economy An economy in which the exchange of goods are based in custom.
market economy One in which prices and the distribution of goods are based on competition in a market.
mercantilism An economic policy that promotes building a nation’s strength by expanding its trade
Created by: MontserZ