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demand for gold/spices/natural resources
AND economic competition between European empires
Name the 2 economic reasons for European exploration:
To spread Christianity
Why did Europeans want to expand their territory for religious reasons?
Prince Henry the Navigator
Name the Portuguese ruler who was a pioneer in supporting early exploration attempts
Vasco da Gama sailed for the country of...
Christopher Columbus sailed for the country of ...
Hernando Cortez explored _________ for Spain.
Who explored the Incan Empire for Spain?
Ferdinand Magellan, who sailed for Spain, was the first to ___________ the world.
Francis Drake sailed around the world for the country of....
Jacques Cartier explored for the country of...
Who sailed from Spain to the Caribbean and is credited with discovering the New World?
Vasco da Gama
Who was the first European explorer to sail a water route to India?
Name the conquistador who conquered the Aztecs
Francisco Pizarro was the conquistador who claimed Incan lands for Spain in modern day ________.
Jacques Cartier explored modern day _________.
What is the name for people who moves to another region to spread their own religion?
The pyramid illustrates ______________ in Latin America as a result of European colonization.
Slaves AND Gold
Name 2 commodities traded by Africa:
In terms of geography, most European trade with Africa occurred along the __________.
Name the 3 main trading companies active in Asia
The Columbian Exchange
What is the name of the introduction of products from the New World to the Old World and products from the Old World to the New World?
corn, potatoes, and tobacco
Name 3 products from the Western Hemisphere that were introduced to the Eastern Hemisphere and changed European lifestyles:
horses and cattle
Name 2 products that were introduced to the Western Hemisphere from Europe:
Horses and cattle changed the lifestyle of the ______________.
diseases like smallpox killed many Indians
Name the negative effect of the Columbian Exchange:
Slaves were brought to the New World to provide a stable source of _________ grow ________ crops (agricultural commodities that offer high returns)
Unlike other historical forms of slavery, in the New World slavery was based on __________
What was the name of the commercial system that linked Europe, Africa, and the Americas during the Age of Exploration?
slaves, sugar, rum
Name 3 products traded via Triangle Trade. You should name a source of labor, a raw material, and a finished product.
The part of the Triangle Trade that connected Africa to the Americas was known as the ______________ and brought __________ to the New World
gold and silver
Much of the precious metal like ______ and ________ were exported from the _____________.
The influx of gold and silver from the Americas coming into Spain caused ___________ (when the purchasing power of money decreases)
the New World to the Old World
OR west to east
The triangle trade redistributed wealth from the __________ to the ________.
Africa imported _____________ goods from Europe, Asia, and the Americas
Name the economic practice adopted by European colonial powers in an effort to become self-sufficient
Mercantilism is based on the theory that __________ existed for the benefit of the __________.
New money and banking systems were created during the __________ Revolution.
caravel, astrolabe, and compass
What technological advances paved the way for exploration?
Where did the British and French both colonize?
horses and cattle
What animals were introduced to the New World in the Columbian Exchange?
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Latin American Revolutions
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