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                                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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