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Study Stack - Unit 3

Who was Prince Henry the Navigator? A prince of Portugal who created a school of navigation souring on the Age of Exploration
Why Did Europeans set sail to explore? To create empire, to search for new markets and new economic opportunities, and to spread christianity.
Who was Vasco de Gama? A Portuguese sailor who circumnavigated Africa to reach Asia
Who was Christopher Columbus? An Italian who sailed on behalf of Spain to get east by sailing west. “Discovered” the Americas in the process.
Who was Hernando Cortes? A spanish conquistadore who conquered the Aztec empire in modern day Mexico.
Who was Francisco Pizzaro? A spanish conquistadore who conquered the Incan civilization of Andean Peru and Chile.
Who was Ferdinand Magellan A spanish Mariner who is credited as the first to circumnavigate the Earth.
Who was Sir Francis Drake? Credited as the first Englishman to circumnavigate the Earth.
Who was Jacques Cartier? A French mariner who navigated into the St. Lawrence River in hopes of finding a Northwest passage.
What was the Old World? Europe, Africa, Asia.
What was the New World? The Americas.
What was the Columbian Exchange? The biological and cultural exchange between the Old and New Worlds instigated by the voyages of Columbus.
What went from the Old World to the New World? Largely Diseases and livestock, but some agricultural products, like citrus as well.
What went from the New World to the Old World in the Columbian Exchange? Agricultural products like tobacco, peanuts, corn, cotton, etc.
What legacy did the colonial governments of Latin America leave? A rigid social class system and dictorial form of government.
What caused the African slave trade? The death of the indigenous population of the Americas leading to the need for workforce.
What was the middle passage? The journey of African slave ships across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas.
What was Triangular Trade? The trade of goods between Europe, Africa, and Asia. Europe: Manufactured Goods. Africa: Slaves. Americas: Raw Materials.
How did the African Slave trade affect Africa? It depleted their population of the fittest members of society and led to intertribal warfare.
What was Mercantilism? Monopolistic trade system between mother country and colonies benefiting the mother country.
What was the Commercial Revolution? The advent of Banking, financing, and mercantilism which led to economic growth in Europe.
Created by: JaydenSeay