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Europeans Reach the Americas Unit Review

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  • Q1
    Sails around the Cape of Good Hope in 1488 and opens up trade routes between Europe and Asia
    Bartholomeu Dias
  • Q2
    Sailed west to reach India and landed in the Americas in 1492.
    Christopher Columbus
  • Q3
    People whom Columbus met on his initial "Encounter"
  • Q4
    Italian explorer whose maps descriptions of the new world resulted in lands being named after him.
    Amerigo Vespucci
  • Q5
    Was the first European to see the Pacific and claimed it for Spain
    Vasco Nunez de Balboa
  • Q6
    Led an exploration that successfully circumnavigated the world.
    Ferdinand Magellan
  • Q7
    Transfer of people, products, and ideas between Eastern and Western hemispheres.
    Columbian Exchange
  • Q8
    Spanish soldiers and adventurers who came to new world to explore and conquer.
  • Q9
    Conquered the Aztecs and had Montezuma kidnapped and later killed.
    Hernan Cortes
  • Q10
    Conquered the Incas with advanced technology
    Francisco Pizzaro
  • Q11
    Explored Florida looking for a Fountain of Youth
    Juan Ponce de Leon
  • Q12
    Explored the American Southwest looking for the Seven Cities of Gold
    Francisco Coronado
  • Q13
    Land grants given to Spanish settlers that allowed them to demand labor and taxes from the Natives
  • Q14
    Tried to relieve the burden of the Natives by suggesting Africans be brought over to the new world.
    Bartolome De Las Casas
  • Q15
    Transatlantic slave trade, in which Africans were kidnapped from West Africa and brought over the Americas.
    Middle Passage

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