Age of Exploration
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the study of how society manages its resources (money)
science of making maps
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus's voyages.
Spanish soldiers and explorers who led military expeditions in the Americas and captured land for Spain
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent country elsewhere.
An economic policy under which nations sought to increase their wealth and power by obtaining large amounts of gold and silver and by selling more goods than they bought
to sail around the world
a trade route that exchanged goods between the West Indies, the American colonies, and West Africa
A voyage that brought enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to North America and the West Indies
A group of states or territories controlled by one ruler
Europe, Africa, Asia
motives for European exploration
gold, glory, god
pathways used for the transportation of cargo
Connected China, India, and the Middle East. Traded goods and helped to spread culture.
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