Ariel - 4th Grade - Social Studies - Explorers

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Why did King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella first deny Columbus request to pay for his voyage? (96)

They didn't have any money because they were fighting to take back Southern Spain from North African Muslims.

What did King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella expect to gain from Columbus voyage? (97)

Money from the gold and spices they thought Columbus would find in Asia.

What were Columbus 3 ships called? (97)

Santa Maria, Nina and Pinta

What was one of Columbus greatest obstacles? (97)

The uknown.

What was the long term effect of Columbus' visit on the Taino people?(98)

The Europeans brought diseases which caused an epidemic that caused the Taino people to die.

List 6 things Europe sent to America in the Columbian Exchange. (98)

corn, tomato, potato, squash, peanuts and cacao

List 6 things America sent to Europe in the Columbian Exchange. (98)

Cattle, Pigs, Sheep, Horses, Bananas, Coffee Beans.

What country did Balboa cross to reach the Pacific Ocean?

Panama

Explorers searched for a water passage through the continent of North America. What was this sea route called? (123)

Northwest Passage

What was one effect of John Cabot's voyage to North America? (123)

He found rich fishing area of the coast of Canada, causing European fishermen to sail to North America.

What was one obstacle that Henry Hudson faced?(124)

Cold Climate

Balboa left Spain to search for

Gold

Accomplished the voyage by being the first to discover America while searching for Asia.

Accomplished by Christopher Columbus

Balboa's treatment of the Native Americans was reported to be

cruel

Balboa was the first European to see the American side of the

Pacific Ocean

Balboa escaped from Hispaniola because

he owed money.

Which explorers were from Spain?

Christopher Columbus, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, and Juan Ponce de Leon

Which explorer was from England?

John Cabot

Which explorer was from Dutch?

Henry Hudson

Which explorer was from France?

Jacques Cartier

First to search for the Northwest Passage.

Accomplished by John Cabot

First to see the Eastern coast of the Pacific Ocean.

Accomplished by Vasco Nunez de Balboa

First conquistador to reach the United States.

Accomplished by Juan Ponce de Leon

First to discover Hudson River, Hudson Straight, and Hudson Bay.

Accomplished by Henry Hudson

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