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Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
This was the first person to lead an expedition that circumnavigated the world, died before completed
Discovered what today is known as the Hudson River. He was looking for a northwest passage through North America.
French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)
Italian sailor who corrected Columbus's mistake, acknowledging the coasts of America as a new world. America is named after him
explored the coast of New England, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland. Gave England a claim in North America.
5 Reasons for exploration
1. gold/furs; 2. spread religion; 3. colonization; 4. mercantilism; 5. discovery of new land
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting, our government is based upon this
the great fleet sent from Spain against England by Philip II, defeated by England's smaller ships
What helped the Spanish defeat the Native Americans?
"technology" (weapons, armor) and horses (NA had never seen)
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