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Which country was NOT one of the main countries to sponsor explorations
a) Spain b) England c) China d) France
The reason for Exploration in the beginning was
a) To find new civilzations b) to create better maps c) to find a sea route to Asia d) none of the above
He explored for Spain. He explored San Salvador, Cuba, and Hispaniola. However, he thought he was in India.
a) Magellen b) Columbus c) Cortez d) Prince Henry
He explored for the English. He discovered and explored the coast of Canada.
a) Magellan b) DeGama c) Cabot d) Columbus
Explored Mexico and conquered the Aztecs
a) Columbus b) Pizarro c) Cortez d) DeGama
Explored South America and conquered the Incas
a) Pizarro b) Cortez c) Cartier d) Vespucci
Created a school in Portugal to teach explorers and sponsor voyages
a) Cabot b) Prince Henry c) Pizarro d) Cartier
He was the first to sail around the southern tip of Africa and reach India
a) DeGama b) Magellan c) Columbus d) Vespucci
His crew is credited with being the first to sail around the world
a) Cabot b) Pizarro c) Cortez d) Magellan
The word circumnavigate means
a) to go around the world b) to give up c) to cut off a trade route d) none of the above
Improved technology such as better maps, astrolabes, and ships helped launch the Age of Exploration
a) True b) False c) d)
What treaty divided South America between Spain and Portugal
a) Treaty of Brazil b) Treaty of Tordesillas c) Treaty of Versailles d) There was no treaty
Sugarcane, tobacco, cocoa, and cotton are examples of
a) Cash Crops b) Plantations c) Food d) cottage industry
The economic idea tat states that a country's power depends on its wealth
a) Capitalism b) Communism c) Federalism d) Mercantilism
A natiLiveson's goal in mercantilism was to obtain as much_________ as possible
a) Goods b) Wealth(gold) c) Livestock d) Countries
These were created because exploration was very expensive. Several investors would fund a voyage
a) Cottage Industry b) Mercantilism c) Joint Stock companies d)
The exchange of living goods between the new and old world
a) Global Exchange b) Columbian Exchange c) American Exchange d) Triangular trade
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