why did the age of exploration start?
competition between spain and portugal
what were some new technologies?
caravels and astrolabes
What did bartolomeu dias discover?
the cape of good hope
What did Vasco da gama do?
he was the first portugese to reach india
what did christopher columbus beleive about the world?
it was small and round
what did amerigo vespucci do?
proved that they had found a new continent
What did the treaty of tordesillas do?
divided the world in half
What all did ferdinand magellan do?
attempted to circumnavigate the world, came in concact with several different cultures, and discovered Magellanic penguins and Magellanic clouds
what does conquistadores mean?
who did hernan cortes fight?
Who did Francisco Pizarro fight?
What did Juan Poce de Leon do?
found the fountain of youth
what did hernando de soto explore?
Southeast North America