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what was the significance of columbus's voyages?
the significance of the voyages was that they brought together the peoples of europe,africa,and the americas
what was the importance of magellans crew completing the voyage?
the importance of the voyage his crew completed was that they were the first persons to circumnavigate the world
what factors helped the spanish defeat the aztec?
the factors that helped the spanish defeat the aztecs were the european diseases that killed millions,and the aztecs had not developed any natural immunity to european disease
how did the spanish treat the peoples they conquered?
the spanish treated the people they conquered badly by forcing them into a system call encomienda which made the natives farm, ranch, or mine for spanish lanlords
what was unique about the spanish colonization of the lands of new mexico?
the unique part about the spanish colonization of the lands of new mexico was that the missions, forts, and small ranches became the headquarters for advancing the catholic religion
what was the long-term consequence of the spanish abolishing the encomienda system?
the long-term consequence of this action was that the united states once again belonged to its original inhabitants for the next 12 years
in 1492, christopher columbus and his crew landed on an island in the caribbean sea named
after magellans death, his crew returned to spain in 1522 and became the first sailors to
sail around the world; circumnavigate
europeans in the americas turned to africans for labor because native americans died of
disease,warfare, and brutal treatments
the industry in the portuguese colony of brazil that demanded a high number of laborers, often captured africans
the voyage of captured africans to the west indies and north and south america was called the
besides breaking up families and bringing about the deaths of thousands of africans in the americas , the slave trade devastated africa by introducing these to the continents
these parts of african culture continue to influence the american continent today
art, religion, music and food
the global transfer of foods, plants and animals during the colonization of the americas
the columbian exchange
new plants that came to the americas from europe, asia,and africa
turnip, sugar cane, peach, grape, pear, and olive
a business venture that involved a number of people combining their wealth for a common purpose
joint stock company
the economic revolution in europe spurred the growth of these two things
towns and the rise of a class of merchants who controlled great wealth
the war between the french and british over land claims in the ohio valley, the british won and the french surredered their north american holdings
french and indian war
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