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  1. Ming Dynasty
  2. Francisco Pizarro
  3. triangular trade
  4. Vasco da Gama
  5. Hernando Cortés
  1. a landed in Mexico, looked to claim land for Spain. overtook Aztec empire.
  2. b manufactured goods go to Africa, goods exchanged for slaves, slaves transported to West Indies, sold to Americas
  3. c reached India. amazed by spices, rare skills, precious gems. gave Portugal a direct sea route to India.
  4. d drove out Mongol rulers. China became dominant power in Asia. had many vassal states that paid tribute.
  5. e conquistador who marched into South America and conquered Inca. tricked and killed Incan ruler Atahualpa and took ransom.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus's voyages.
  2. spanish explorers who followed Cortés. colonized in Mexico, South America, U.S., first European settlers in America.
  3. buying and selling of Africans for work in the Americas. became massive enterprise. many African rulers participated.
  4. Portuguese supporter of exploration. founded navigational school, sought wealth outside Europe.
  5. establish direct trade throughout Asia. power to mint own money, make treaties, raise own armies. established trading headquarters in Batavia, conquered nearby islands.

5 True/False questions

  1. colonylands that are controlled by another nation.


  2. Treaty of Tordesillastreaty to respect the line Pope Alexander VI drew. split up new world between Portuguese and Spanish. spurred age of exploration, colonization.


  3. mercantilismeconomic system based on private ownership and the investment of resources. profits from exploration allowed for reinvestments in other areas. lead to inflation in Europe.


  4. Manchusfirst Ming emperor. encouraged return to Confucian moral standards. restored merit-based civil service exam system. later became ruthless tyrant.


  5. joint-stock companyinvestors buy shares of stock to reduce risks of investing money in colonization. responsible for establishing Jamestown; England's first North American colony.


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