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Chapter II Sec. I

Early Voyages of Exploration
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Monopoly
Sole control of something
Prince Henry
Known as the Navigator, guided Portugal
Astrolabe
Instrument used to chart the position of the stars
Caravel
Small sturdy ship made to be fast and easy to manage
Bartolomeu Dias
Portuguese captain discovered the southern tip of Africa when he was blown off course by a storm
Christopher Columbus
Experienced Italian sailor from Genoa, sailed West over the Atlantic and landed at the Bahamas
King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
Leaders of Spain that funded Christopher Columbus's voyage
Nina, Pinta, & Santa Maria
Columbus's three ships that he sailed across the Atlantic with
Line of Demarcation
The boundary of Spain's exploration and monopoly rights
Treaty of Tordesillas
Spain & Portugal agreed to move the Line of Demarcation farther west. Gave Portugal rights to all of Africa