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This word means a territory is ruled over by a distant state
a) isthmus
b) Circumnavigation
c) Monopoly
d) Colony

This word means to travel around the Earth, especially by water
a) isthmus
b) Circumnavigation
c) Monopoly
d) Colony

All is an impact of Portuguese exploration on the Americas EXCEPT
a) Portuguese established colonies in Brazil
b) Portuguese culture integrated with Brazilians
c) Portuguese converted the native people to Christianity
d) Many Americans died from overwork or European Diseases

This person sailed to India and brought valuable spices back to Portugal
a) Prince Henry
b) Bartolomeu Dias
c) Vasco da Gama
d) Pedro Cabral

All was an impact of Portuguese exploration on Asia EXCEPT
a) Prices of Asian goods dropped.
b) Sized the seaport of Goa
c) Strengthened Muslim and Italian hold on Asian trade
d) Killed all the people defending the main port of the Spice Islands

This person sailed to present day Brazil and claimed its lands for Portugal
a) Prince Henry
b) Bartolomeu Dias
c) Vasco da Gama
d) Pedro Cabral

This person started a school of navigation where sailors and mapmakers could learn their trades.
a) Prince Henry
b) Bartolomeu Dias
c) Vasco da Gama
d) Pedro Cabral

This person became the first European to sail around the southern tip of Africa
a) Prince Henry
b) Bartolomeu Dias
c) Vasco da Gama
d) Pedro Cabral

Which technological advantage was NOT important in exploration
a) Armor
b) Weapons
c) Flushing Tolets
d) Horses

This word means a person who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a foreign country
a) isthmus
b) Colony
c) persecution
d) missionary

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