18 terms

U2 Age of Exploration

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technology
cultural science, knowledge, and tools
navigation
the science of planning and following a route
expeditions
voyages taken to explore new areas
empire
a collection of lands ruled by a single nation
entrepreneur
a person who organizes and operates a business
cost
effort made to gain something or how much money to manufacture and distribute goods
benefit
reward gained as in money or power
Reconquista
the movement to make Spain all Catholic
isthmus
a strip of land that connects two large land areas
treaty
an agreement between two nations or peoples
grants
sums of money or lands, usually given as compensation (payment or reward)
conquistadors
Spanish for "conquerors"
reform
to make changes
The Reformation
a period of reforms in the Catholic Church
Counter-Reformation
the Catholic Church's efforts to keep their power
missionaries
religious teachers sent to convert others to Christianity
The Northwest Passage
a route believed to go through North America to Asia
mutiny
a rebellion onboard a ship against the captain
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