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Name ____________________________ Track_______ Date________ Social Studies Unit2: The Age of Exploration Study Guide Use this study guide and biography cards to study for the test at the end of the week Lesson 1: Define the following vocab words: astrolabe entrepreneur magnetic compass latitude navigation longitude expedition sponsor Why was Europe interested in Asia? How did they trade? Why did they start to travel by sea? Which people were involved in planning an expedition? Lesson 2 Define these vocabulary words. Cartographer colony reform convert emperor circumnavigation Which explorers went to the Americas? Name them in chronological order. What did each do on his expedition? Who were the Aztecs and Incas? Who conquered them? What was the Northwest Passage? Lesson 3 Define these vocabulary words. Mission tributary Trading post slavery Where did Spain claim land in North America? Can you find it on a map? Where did France claim land in North America? Can you find it on a map? Where did the Netherlands claim land in North America? Can you find it on a map? Lesson 4 Define these vocabulary words: Charter settlement What other countries claimed land in the Americas? Can you locate them on a map?
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