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What were longships like?
long and narrow, little freeboard, for raiding, run usually by farmers/raiders, fast.
Why did the Vikings disappear from Greenland?
Skraelings? Unlikely. Could have been bears, disease, climate change.
Where was Bjarni traveling between when he got lost?
From Iceland to Greenland to join his father Eric the Red.
What animals did Leif hunt while on North America (7 total)?
Bear, caribou, wolves, foxes, otters, beaver, martens. They also got timber.
What was Torfin Karlsefni's big accomplishment?
He began the first real European colony in the New World.
How did Freydis scare off the skraelings?
She picked up a sword from a dead man, bared her breasts, slapped breasts with sword.
Why didn't Vikings stay but Spaniards, French and British did?
They did not have guns. Other reasons?
What was the skraeling style of fighting that gave them an advantage?
Fought from long distances with spears and arrows. They could run away and disappear.
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