Houghton Mifflin History Social Science Chapter 3 Social Studies Age of Exploration

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Houghton Mifflin History Social Science Lessons 1-5

Caravan

A group of people and animals that travel together

Kingdom

A place ruled by a king or queen

Merchant

Someone who buy and sells goods to earn money

Technology

The use of scientific knowledge and tools to do things better and more rapidly

Profit

Money left over after all thee expenses have been paid

Navigation

The science of planning and controlling the direction of the ship

Slavery

A cruel system in which people are bought and sold and made to work without pay

Astrolabe

A navigation tool that measures the height of the sun or a star against the horizon

Settlement

A small community of people living in a new place

Epidemic

An outbreak of a disease that spreads quickly and affects many people

Circumnavigate

To sail completely around something

Expedition

A journey to achieve something

Empire

Many nations or territories ruled by a single group or leader

Conquistador

Spanish word for conqueror, a soldier

Colony

A territory ruled by another country

Mission

A religious community where priests taught Christianity

Hacienda

A large farm or ranch, often with its own church and village

Before 1500 most people in Europe , Africa and Asia did not know that the ________ existed.

Americas

_____ _______ spent 16 years working for the king of China.

Marco Polo

_____ ______ brought a giraffe from Africa back to China.

Zheng He

Europeans learned about the compass and gunpowder from the ______.

Chinese

The ___ _____ meant ideas could spread faster.

Printing press

New ____ tools meant new sea routes could be explored.

Navigation

The European and American trade

From Europe: Cattle, horses, pigs, bananas, sheep, and coffee beans

From Americas: Corn, tomato, potato, squash, peanuts, and cacao (chocolate)

Cause: Cortes met many people that were enemies of the Aztecs.

Effect: Cortes convinced them to join him to ____ the Aztecs.

Defeat

Cause: Cortes had armor, guns and horses. The Aztecs did not.

Effect: _____ defeated the _______ and claimed the land for Spain.

1.Cortes 2.Aztecs

Pedro Menendez de Aviles

Started St. Augustine in Florida in 1565

Junipero Serrra

Founded missions on the coast of California in 1769

Don Jaun de Onate

Started a settlement at Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1598

Longitude

Goes north and south

Latitude

Goes east and west

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