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European exploration

vocab

TermDefinition
Absolute chronology A chronology that determines the age of a feature or event in years.
Coast the part of the land near the sea; the edge of the land.
Conflicting territorial claims A territorial dispute or boundary dispute is a disagreement over the possession or control of land between two or more territorial entities
Defining characteristics A property held by all members of a class of object that is so distinctive that it is sufficient to determine membership in that class. A property that defines that which possesses it.
Eras An era is a span of time defined for the purposes of chronology or historiography, as in the regnal eras in the history of a given monarchy, a calendar era used for a given calendar, or the geological eras defined for the history of Earth.
Exploration the action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it.
Gold a yellow precious metal, the chemical element of atomic number 79, used especially in jewelry and decoration and to guarantee the value of currencies.
Historians an expert in or student of history, especially that of a particular period, geographical region, or social phenomenon.
Major eras a point in time, esp one beginning a new or distinctive period the discovery of antibiotics marked an era in modern medicine. geology a major division of geological time, divided into several periods the Mesozoic era.
Mapping an operation that associates each element of a given set (the domain) with one or more elements of a second set (the range).
Relative chronology Relative Chronology: A chronology that determines the age of a feature or event relative to the age of other features or events (for example, younger than or older than). Chronology: The order of events according to time.
Settlement a place, typically one that has hitherto been uninhabited, where people establish a community.
1519 The year when Alonzo Alvarez de Pineda mapped out the gulf of mexico while sailing along the edge
Era: Age of Contact 1519-1689 the time when the Spaniards and french were discovering and colonizing the gulf of mexico and Texas
Alonzo Alvarez de Pineda A Spanish explorer who made the first map of the gulf of mexico in 1519
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca A Spanish explorer who landed in Galveston and went on a long journey through Texas where he was taken prisoner by native Americans and later found other stranded explorers.
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