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7th Grade SS Section 1+2 Quiz(answers)
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Wanted to find the Northwest Passage, but instead sailed the St. Lawrence River to present day Montreal.
Led an expedition into South America and conquered the Incan Empire.
arrived at the coast of present day NY and sailed the river that is now named after him.
Hernando de soto
explored the American southeast and the Mississippi River.
Vasco da gama
followed Dias's route to the Cape of Good Hope, continued along the north along Africa, and then sailed to India.
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
was the first to see the Pacific Ocean and explore the jungles of Panama.
was the first to reach the Philippines,but his crew sailed around the world.
was in search of the Northwest Passage, crossed the Atlantic, and landed in present day Newfoundland, Canada, which he thought was Asia.
were people that were sent to spread Christianity.
was a large fleet sent to invade England and restore Catholicism.
Treaty of Tordesillas
Portugal and Spain made this agreement the moved the Line of Demarcation more than 800 miles farther west.
An economic system in which nations increase their wealth and power by obtaining gold and silver and by establishing a balance trade.
Henry the Navigator developed an improved ship with square and triangular sails called a Caravel.
a person who realized that the land he saw on his voyage was not Asia.
was a conquistador who landed on the Central American coast and fought the Aztecs.
when people or nations involved in a pact or treaty, usually help one another.
a Portuguese explorer reached the southern tip of Africa called the Cape of Good Hope.
Samuel de Champlain
an explorer who traveled up the St. Lawrence River and founded present day Quebec.
an explorer who thought he landed in Asia instead of on a Caribbean island. He accidently called the people living there "Indians"
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