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Unit 3- Exploration

Zheng He Explorer who made seven voyages into the Indian Ocean as far as East Africa between 1405 and 1433
Vasco da Gama First explorer to go around Africa to the coast of India
Christopher Columbus Known for his idea of sailing west to reach the east
Ferdinand Magellan Explorer credited for circumnavigating the globe
James Cook Explored Australia and charted the Pacific Ocean. Discovered that eating fresh fruits would dispel scurvy
Samuel de Champlain Founded Quebec, the first permanent French settlement in the America.
Colombian Exchange Exchange of goods, plants, disease, and ideas between the Americas and Europe
Astrolabe Instrument used to plot latitude by the stars or sun
Montezuma Leader of the Aztec people in Mesoamerica
Francisco Pizarro Conquered the Inca in the Andes Mountains of South America
Hernan Cortes Conquered the Aztec
Conquistador Spanish conqueror
Encomienda Labor system of the Spanish in the Americas
Mercantilism Economic theory of positive trade to bring in Gold and silver
Triangular trade Trade between Europe, Africa, and the Americas
Middle passage Middle leg of Triangular trade where slaves were transported
Mestizo Child of Native Americans and Europeans
Mulatto Child of Europeans and African Slaves
Prince Henry the Navigator Sponsored early trade down the coast of Africa
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