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astrolabe
A tool that uses the stars to help pinpoint the location at sea
Caravel
High speed sailing vessel
Colony
Area of land owned and settled by a "mother" country
Conquistador
Violent conqueror
Expedition
Journey taken by a sailor and his crew, usually funded by kings and Queens
Feudalism
System in the middle ages where a lord, who owed loyalty to a monarch owned large area of land that included a castle, peasant housing, and fields
Magnetic compass
Tool to help sailors navigate by using the magnetic pull from the north pole
Middle passage
Journey of slave ships across the Atlantic from Africa
Missionary
Priest who spreads Christianity
Monarch
King or queen