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Unit 10 - Europe Exploration
European traders traveled to Asia to get spices. Europeans decided to look for a shorter route, which started the Age of Exploration.
sprit of curiousity about the world during this time of renewed interest in learning and the arts in the 14th and 16th centuries
Prince Henry the Navigator-
Portuguese prince and naval commander who founded a school of navigation for sailors and paid for expeditions to the west coast of Africa
first person to reach the Caribbean Islands in an effort to reach Asia in 1492
rounded the south tip of South America after 18 months of sailing in 1519
an economic policy where the colonies helped the mother country by providing valuable resources and a market for the good produced in the mother country
Samuel de Champlain-
founded the colony of Quebec as a trading post in 1608
policy of obtaining and occupying colonies to form an empire
a union of countries to achieve a particular goal
citizens felt fierce pride in their countries
countries had built strong armies and navies to defend their own countries and colonies
Treaty of Versailles-
treaty that ended World War I and forced Germany to accept blame for the war
pay for other countries loss and damage during the war
Communist party seized control of Russia and killed the Czar Nicholas II, overthrowing the monarchy
a time where business is bad and people lose their jobs
leader of Nazi party who started World War II and Holocaust
believed that the German government should be controlled by a dictator and blamed all problems on Jewish people
Italy, Germany, and Japan during World War II
Great Britain, France, and Soviet Union and United States in World War II
murder of 6 million Jews between 1933 and 1945
competition between the United States and Soviet Union to launch satellites and land on the moon
meaning a dividing line had now fallen between Eastern and Western Europe
state of tension between the United States and Soviet Union, however, it never involved fighting.