Land bridge between Alaska and Asia along the Bering Strait.
Time 9,000-10,000 years ago when some early Americans learned to plant and raise crops.
Region that includes central and southern Mexico and Central America.
Civilization on the Yucatan Peninsula around A.D. 200.
Civilization first known as the Mexica whose capital city is Tenochtitlan.
Large, multistory buildings of adobe and cut stone, with connecting passageways and circular ceremonial rooms made by the Anasazi.
Spanish word for "villages".
Remains of one of the largest cities of the Mississippians eight miles away from St. Louis, Missouri.
Alliance of five tribes: Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, and the Mohawk in western New York.
Device invented by the ancient Greeks and refined by Arab navigators that determines direction, latitude, and local time.
Small vessel capable of carrying about 130 tons of cargo.
Henry the Navigator
Prince that set up a center for astronomical and geographical studies at Sagres on Portugal's southwestern tip.
Italian explorer whose name is why America is called America today.
To sail around the globe.
Famous Spanish explorer who sailed from Cuba to explore the Yucatan Peninsula in 1519 and was mistaken by the Aztec as Quetzalcoatl.
Spanish explorer who reached Peru in 1526.
Spanish system of government made by Cortes.
Samuel de Champlain
Founded Quebec, capital of New France in 1608.