a groups of islands in eastern Idonesia; the center of the spice in the 1500s and 1600s
led the way in sponsoring exploration of Portugal, a small nation next to Spain. Also discovered and claimed the madeira and Azores islands to the west and southwest of portugal.
Vasco da Gama
a Portuguese naigator who followed in Dia's footsteps, leasing four ships around the Cape of Good Hope.
wanted to reach the East indies by sailing west across the Atlantic. He though if he sailed west he would make it to eastern Asia. But actually he sailed to the Bahamas islands
LIne of Demarcation
line set by the Treaty of tordesillas dividing the non-European world into two zones, one controlled by Spain and the other by Portugal
Treaty of Tordesillas
treaty signed between Sapin and Portugal in 1494 which divided the non-Europeans world between them.
he set out from Spain with five ships to find a way to reach the Pacific his ships sailed south and west. through storms and calms and tropical heat. his fleet reached the coast of South America
To travel completely around the world
a city in southeastern Kenya, located on a small coastal island
a coastal town in SE Kenya
large estate run by an owner or overseer and worked by laborers who live ther
Ruler of Kongo in west Africa who was against the slave trade
Someone sent to do religious work in a territory or forgeign country
kingdom that emergeed in the 1700s in present-day Ghana and was active in the clave trade.
a military leader who won control of the trading city of Kumasi. He also conquered neighboring people and unified the Asante kingdom
complete control of a product or business by one person or group
a n empire that arose in the 1600s in present-day Nigeria and dominated its neighbors for a hundred years.
Seaport city and legislative capital of South Africa; first Dutch colony in Africa
Dutch people who settled in CapeTown