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Explorers

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Who started a school on navigation Prince Henry
What was the Columbian Exchange the exchange of goods and ideas between the Old World and the New World
What explorer inspired others to find a way to Asia? Marco Polo
Who was the first European Explorer to sail west? Christopher Columbus
How did Marco Polo inspire others to explore buy telling of riches, silks, jewels, spices, and new ways of doing things
What was the name of the route Marco Polo took when he found the riches in Asia The Silk Road
Why did explorers have to take a water route to Asia? the Silk Road was blocked due to wars
When Columbus thought he had reached Asia, where did he actually land? Bahamas/Hispanolia
Before Columbus who was the first to reach North America? Leif Erikson
Who realized Columbus mistake and sailed west landing on South America? Amerigo Vespucci
Who sailed west searching for the Northwest Passage to Asia Jacques Cartier
Who was the first to find Asia Vasco de Gama
Why did Columbus call the natives "Indians" he thought he had reached India
What caused the Arawak people to die within 50 yrs of Explorers coming disease and enslavement
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