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Age of Exploration
a time between the 15th century and the 17th century, during which European ships traveled the world to search for new trading routes and partners to feed burgeoning capitalism in Europe
the Americas
North America and South America
astrolabe
an elaborate inclinometer, used by astronomers and navigators to measure the inclined position in the sky of a celestial body, day or night (it can measure where you, the time, and other things)
cash crop
crop that is sold for high value
nation-state
A nation-state is the proper term for a country which has two different nations combining into one.
explorer
someone who explored new lands
New World
earths western hemisphere

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