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Age Of Exploration
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Sailed around the Cape of Good Hope to India
Vasco da Gama
Discovered the Americas
Wrote many letters describing his voyages to the New World?
The English seized it and renamed New York?
The pattern of trade that connected Europe, Africa and Asia, and the American continents?
This society produced more slaves than practically any other on the African continent?
Known to Europeans as the Spice Islands?
African slaves supplied labor for them?
Controlled Spice Islands until driven out by the Dutch
Formed the East India Company and West India Company?
To Portuguese explorers, the southern coast of West Africa became known as the?
Cape Hope Of Good
The Treaty of Tordesillas, signed in 1494?
Established a line of demarcation between territories controlled by portugal and those controlled by spain
______ explored the New England coastline of the Americas for England.
According to mercantilists, the propriety of a nation depended on?
a large supply of bullion , bullion , gold and silver
What was the name for the journey of slaves from Africa to America?
the middle passage
The African society of _____was changed from a from a brilliant society to a corrupt and brutal
place by the slave trade.
Aggressive Dutch traders were able to?
reduce the english influence on the spice market to a single port on the southern coast of sumatra
European rulers and merchants were determined to gain control of the islands of Southeast Asia
the spice trade there was enormously profitable
Europeans had less impact on the mainland states of Southeast Asia because?
they were only interested in the spice producing islands such as the moluccas
The _______ is the difference in value between what a nation imports and what it exports over
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