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Technology Shapes Exploration

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  • Q1
    This was the first person to lead an expedition that circumnavigated the world
    Magellan
    30s
  • Q2
    a person who buys and sells goods
    merchant
    30s
  • Q3
    Established a settlement around 1000 in or near Newfoundland. First European to reach the New World
    Leif Erikson
    30s
  • Q4
    Chinese invention that aided navigation by showing which direction was north
    magnetic compass
    30s
  • Q5
    instrument used to determine latitude by measuring the position of the stars
    astrolabe
    30s
  • Q6
    small, lighter ship with triangular sails
    caravel
    30s
  • Q7
    Portuguese prince who started a school for sailors and sponsored early voyages of exploration
    Prince Henry
    30s
  • Q8
    Portuguese explorer who rounded the tip of Africa
    Bartolomeu Dias
    30s
  • Q9
    the first European to reach India by sea sailing around the tip of Africa.
    Vasco da Gama
    30s
  • Q10
    The trading system of spices and its route between Asia, Africa, and Europe
    spice trade
    30s
  • Q11
    He mistakenly discovered the Americas in 1492 while searching for a faster route to India.
    Christopher Columbus
    30s
  • Q12
    Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico
    Hernan Cortes
    30s
  • Q13
    Spanish explorer who landed on the coast of modern-day Florida looking for the Fountain of Youth and claimed it for Spain
    Ponce de Leon
    30s
  • Q14
    A Spanish explorer who explored the Southwestern United States looking for the cities of gold called Cibola.
    Coronado
    30s
  • Q15
    Movement of people, animals, plants, diseases, and ways of life between the Eastern Hemisphere and Western Hemisphere.
    Columbian Exchange
    30s

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