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Study Guide: The Age of Exploration                                 Study Guide: The Age of Exploration

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    1.    What is the difference between a galleon and a caravel?       1.    What is the difference between a galleon and a caravel?
    2.    What are the explorers looking for?                           2.    What are the explorers looking for?
    3.    What new developments/inventions helped explorers?            3.    What new developments/inventions helped explorers?
    4.    What is Bartholomeu Dias’ great discovery?                    4.    What is Bartholomeu Dias’ great discovery?
    5.    Where does Vasco da Gama go?                                  5.    Where does Vasco da Gama go?
    6.    Where is Christopher Columbus hoping to reach?                6.    Where is Christopher Columbus hoping to reach?
    7.    What is Amerigo Vespucci’s legacy?                            7.    What is Amerigo Vespucci’s legacy?
    8.    Why does Columbus call the Bahamas “the Indies”?              8.    Why does Columbus call the Bahamas “the Indies”?
    9.    Who is Ferdinand Magellan? Where does he go?                  9.    Who is Ferdinand Magellan? Where does he go?
    10.   What is a Mercator Projection?                                10.   What is a Mercator Projection?
    11.   Who is Hernan Cortes? Who does he conquer?                    11.   Who is Hernan Cortes? Who does he conquer?
    12.   Who is Francisco Pizzaro? Who does he conquer?                12.   Who is Francisco Pizzaro? Who does he conquer?
    13.   What happens to the Incas and the Aztecs?                     13.   What happens to the Incas and the Aztecs?
    14.   What is the main cause of Aztec/Inca death?                   14.   What is the main cause of Aztec/Inca death?
    15.   What is the legacy of the conquistadors? 4 reasons.           15.   What is the legacy of the conquistadors? 4 reasons.
    16.   Where does Portugal set up trading posts?                     16.   Where does Portugal set up trading posts?
    17.   What is the Dutch East India Company?                         17.   What is the Dutch East India Company?
    18.   What rights does the DEI Company have?                        18.   What rights does the DEI Company have?
    19.   What valuable crop is planted in Brazil?                      19.   What valuable crop is planted in Brazil?
    20.   What are the main Dutch colonies?                             20.   What are the main Dutch colonies?
    21.   What Dutch colony is now a major US city?                     21.   What Dutch colony is now a major US city?
    22.   Where is New France located?                                  22.   Where is New France located?
    23.   What is the main trade of the French?                         23.   What is the main trade of the French?
    24.   What was the first English colony in the USA?                 24.   What was the first English colony in the USA?
    25.   What was the main crop of that colony?                        25.   What was the main crop of that colony?
    26.   What is the goal of missionaries?                             26.   What is the goal of missionaries?
    27.   What are some countries visited by missionaries?              27.   What are some countries visited by missionaries?
    28.   What is the Columbian Exchange?                               28.   What is the Columbian Exchange?
    29.   How does food from the Americas affect the global             29.   How does food from the Americas affect the global
          population?                                                         population?
    30.   Why were slaves brought over to the colonies?                 30.   Why were slaves brought over to the colonies?
    31.   What animals does Columbus introduce?                         31.   What animals does Columbus introduce?
    32.   What are two reasons for prices to increase?                  32.   What are two reasons for prices to increase?
    33.   What is cottage industry?                                     33.   What is cottage industry?
    34.   At this time, what two countries are capitalist?              34.   At this time, what two countries are capitalist?
    35.   What industries do the Dutch have? The English?               35.   What industries do the Dutch have? The English?
    36.   What is mercantilism?                                         36.   What is mercantilism?
    37.   What is the impact of mercantilism? List 4.                   37.   What is the impact of mercantilism? List 4.
    38.   What is the goal of mercantilism?                             38.   What is the goal of mercantilism?



    Finally, you need to know the 13 original colonies:                 Finally, you need to know the 13 original colonies:

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    Massachusetts New Hampshire Connecticut Rhode                       Massachusetts New Hampshire Connecticut Rhode
    Island New York Pennsylvania (New) Jersey                           Island New York Pennsylvania (New) Jersey
    Delaware Maryland Virginia North Carolina South                     Delaware Maryland Virginia North Carolina South
    Carolina Georgia                                                    Carolina Georgia

				
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