The Age of Exploration - 9th Grade World History
Terms in this set (28)
an adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century)
A settlement of people living in a new territory, linked with the parent country by trade and direct government control
A set of principles that dominated economic thought in the seventeenth century; it held the prosperity of a nation depended on a large supply of gold and silver.
Balance of Trade
The difference in value between what a nation imports and what it exports over time.
a large agricultural estate
A three way system of trade during 1600-1800s Aferica sent slaves to America, America sent Raw Materials to Europe, and Europe sent Guns and Rum to Africa
The journey of slaves to Africa to the Americas, so called because it was the middle portion of the triangular trade route.
Part of a continent, as distinguished from peninsulas or offshore islands.`
An administrative organization that relies on nonelective officials and regular procedures.
Someone who tries to convert others to a particular religion
The science of making maps and globes
To sail completely around
A small, light ship developed by the Portuguese that performed well on long voyages
Establishment of new settlers and their culture in other territories.
Previous metals melted into bars
Natural defense against disease
record-keeping device made of knotted strings, used by the Incas.
Exchange of people, plants and animals, and ideas between the Eastern Hemisphere and Western Hemisphere.
Economy based on the private ownership of property and the use of property to compete for profits or gains in a market.
General increase in prices
Business that uses people who work at home withe their own equipment.
Economy in which individual consumers and producers make all economic decisions.
Economy in which people make economic decisions based on their customs and habits
Vaco De Gama
Nationality: Portugese / Explored: Trading Emipre
Nationality: Italian / Explored the Americas
Nationality: English / Explored New England area
Nationality: Spanish / Explored Inca Empire
Nationality: Portugese / Explored First circumvention attempt around the world
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