WH2 age of exploration & 1500 empires
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What were the 3 main reasons for european exploration?
Gold , god , glory
Where did innovations in navigational arts stem from during the age of exploration ?
European and Islamic origins
What were 2 types of Christianity that Europeans brought over to the Americas ?
Catholic & Protestants
What explorer conquered the incas in South America?
What explorer conquered the Aztecs in Mexico ?
Who was the first explorer to circumnavigate around the world?
What landmass did Da Gama sail around to get to India ?
Who was the first English explorer ?
Which explorer set the stage for a French colony in North America?
What river did he sail down ?
St. Lawrence river
Which explorer thought he discovered a new route to Asia but he just ended up discovering the new world ?
Which Portuguese leader sponsored voyages of exploration along the coast of Africa?
What country was Da Gama associated with ?
What country was Pizarro associated with ?
What country was Cartier associated with?
What country was Magellan associated with ?
What country was Cortez associated with ?
What country was Columbus associated with ?
What country was drake associated with?
What country was prince Henry associated with ?
Under mercantilism, what does greater wealth equal?
List the 4 main European maritime colonial empires.
Spain, Portugal, France , England
What happened to the Spanish economy as a result of too much gold being brought back?
Inflation & no productivity
What type of system did the Spanish create in the Americas?
Rigal class systems
What term describes people who are half European and half Indian ?
What caused the native population to des crease rapidly ?
What treaty settled a dispute over land claims in the Americas between Spain and Portugal?
Treaty of toredesillas
What colony did Portugal end up with ?
What led to the demise of the Native American population in the Americas ?
What group of people did the European use to replace the native Americans ?
What 3 products went from the Americas to Europe during the Colombian exchange ?
Tobacco , potatoes , corn
What 3 products went from Europe to America during the Colombian exchange?
Horse, castles , diseases
What type of plantation system was established in the Americas ?
What did the system of slavery become based on?
What are the 3 regions of the triangular trade ?
Europe , Africa & the Americas
What did the Americas export to Europe ?
Gold , silver & sugar
What did the European export to Africa?
What did Africa export to the Americas?
What was the name of the passage that sent millions of people from Africa to the Americas ?
What is the original location of Ottoman Empire?
What city did ottoman rename as their capital?
What strategic sea did the ottomans control the trade routes of ?
What religion unified the ottomans ?
What 2 products did the ottomans trade?
Coffee & ceramics
What modern day country did the Mughals create ?
What religion did the Mughals bring to their empire ?
What famous archetechical structure did the Mughals create ?
What part of India remained independent from the Mughal empire?
What product was traded in this region?
Silk spices and gems
What did China establish in order to limit its trade with foreign empires ?
Control foreign influence trade
What was the name of the Japanese military in the 1500s
What ism was associated with Japan
What products did the Songhai empire import from the Americas
Corn & peanuts
What language did the Holy Roman Empire speak ?
What 2 religion were practiced in HRE ?
Protestant & Catholic
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