European Exploration and Discovery

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Can you name the European Exploration and Discovery?

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Who, by the early 16c, controlled the eastern Mediterrean
Which European country got a head start on the rest of Europe in exploration
Portugal's taking of what in 1415 marked the beginning of European exploration and control of overseas territory
Name one of the three incentives for countries to invest in overseas exploration
Name one of the three incentives for countries to invest in overseas exploration
Name one of the three incentives for countries to invest in overseas exploration
Who, also called 'the Navigator', established a school in Portugal for exploration and navigation
In 1487, this Portuguese explorer rounded the Cape of Good Hope at the southern tip
On an expedition from 1497 to 1499, this Portuguese explorer reached India
The invention of what weapon served as defense for ship
In the course of the 15c, the Portuguese developed this small, light, three-masted sailing ship
What 15c navigational invention helped make possible the conquest of the Atlantic
Which navigational instrument was developed by Muslim navigators in the 12c
Who sponsored Christopher Columbus' voyage in search of India
Before the age of European exploration who controlled the spice trade
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When Columbus reached Central America, where did he think he was
Who proved that the earth was much larger than Columbus had estimated during his voyage which circumnavigated the globe
Which century has been called the 'golden century' of Spain
What was one negative economic effect of Spain's discovery in the new world
Name one of the three parts of the triangular trade
Name one of the three parts of the triangular trade
Name one of the three parts of the triangular trade
What North American crop was taken back to Europe and became a staple in Irish and English diets
What did European bring to the Americas that had a devastating effect on Amerindian population
In return, Amerindians gave the Spaniards what venereal disease
What was the name of Kind Phillip II of Spain's large navy
Who ordered the English fleet to fight back and surpress the encroaching Spanish Armada into Northern Europe
What Spanish conquistador conquered and destroyed the Aztec Empire in Mexico
What Spanish conquistador conquered and destroyed the Incan Empire in Peru
The Line of Demarcation, as instituted by the pope, was included in what treaty

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Created Apr 15, 2011ReportNominate
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