European Exploration

  1. people sent by the church to convert native Americans to christianity
  2. spanish soldier that explored the americas and claimed land for Spain
  3. conquistador who brought the Aztecs to ruin
    Hernando Cortes
  4. Italian navigator who looked for a faster water route to Asia
    Christopher Columbus
  5. 1494 treaty in whcih Spain and Portugal agreed to divide lands of the Western hemisphere between them and moved the Line of Demarcation to the west
    Treaty of Tordesillas
  6. economic system that increased money in a country's treasury by creating a favorabale balance of trade
  7. Italian sailor who explored what is now the Americas
    Amerigo Vespucci
  8. people or nations involved in a pact or treaty
  9. conquistador who defeated the Inca
    Fracisco Pizarro
  10. English explorer who sailed for the Dutch and landed at the coast of present-day NY
    Henry Hudson
  11. Italian sailor who sailed for the English and is believed to have landed in Newfoundland, Canada
    John Cabot
  12. ItalianĀ  sailor who sailed for the French with hopes of finding an all-water route to Asia
    Giovanni da Verranzzano
  13. French sailor who sailed up the kSt. Lawrence River to present-day Montreal
    Jacques Cartier
  14. large fleet of ships sent to invade England and retore Catholicism
    Spanish Armada
  15. Founder of fur-trading post at Quebec
    Samuel de Champlain
  16. first permanent French colony in North America
    New France
  17. sailing ship
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European Exploration
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