Portuguese prince who started a school for sailors and sponsored early voyages of exploration.
Italian explorer who sailed to the Caribbean trying to find a western route to Asia
The exchange of goods and ideas between Native Americans and Europeans
Vasco da Gama
the first European to reach India by sea sailing around the tip of Africa.
Portugese navigator who circumnavigated the globe
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)
Spanish 'conqueror' or soldier in the New World. They were searching for the 3-G's: gold, God, and glory.
Chief of the Aztec who could not resist Cortez
spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas
System in Spanish America that gave settlers the right to tax local Indians or to demand their labor in exchange for protecting them and teaching them skills,
French colony in North America, with a capital in Quebec, founded 1608.
Dutch colony that later became New York
Atlantic Slave Trade
the buying, transporting, and selling of africans for work in the americas
the route in between the western ports of Africa to the Caribbean and southern U.S. that carried the slave trade