set sail to spain, wanted to reach east but ran into an unknown place which was called the New World and later on called the Americas by a man named Amerigo Vespucci.
The discovery of the Americas expanded the horizons of Europe 2 ways
intellectually and geographically
first voyagers to discover new places
second voyagers to discover new places
What was the start of the portuguese voyages?
Prince Henry taking over the city of CEUTA from the muslims
Top spices (2 of them)
pepper and clover
pioneered around the cape of good hope, tip of Africa
Vasco Da Gama
came after Dias, stood on the shores of India
portuguese made 2 states in India, they were called
GOA and CALCUTTA
Most explorations took place on the_____ocean
naming of America came from this man
first to circumnavigate the globe
Consequences of Columbus's voyage
- found vast spanish empire
- new species and fruits
- huge impact on Roman Catholocism
landed in mexico, communicated with Moctzuma (aztec empire). wanted gold and forced him and seized him for it. made new capital in Spain called TENOCHTITLAN
killed ruler of peru, took over
3 Latin American Components of WORK
mining, agriculture, and shipping
Conquistadors in english means...
Conquistadors worked in the___________
Major rural area was called the ____________
How as Magellan killed?
by Phillipinos in the carribean