History Quiz / HCMS US History 1 (up to 1607)

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The trade of foods, diseases, and animals between New World and Old World
Defeated in 1588 by England; defeat allowed England to cross the Atlantic
Viking that discovered N. America in 1000 A.D.
Discovered FL looking for the Fountain of Youth; 1st governor of Spanish Puerto Rico
Portuguese explorer for Spain/1st to circumnavigate the globe/killed during the Battle of Mactan in the Philippines in 1521
English captain who raided Spanish ships in late 1500s; 1st Englishman to circumnavigate the globe/Knighted by Queen Elizabeth I
Treaty in which Pope Alexander VI divided the New World in 1494 between Spain and Portugal
1st American corn growers; developed elaborate irrigation systems
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Concept that a land bridge between Asia and N. America at the end of the Ice Age is how the Americas were populated
Boundary between Spanish and Portugese New World colonies set by the Pope
Norse name of area of coastal North America and Newfoundland explored by Norse Vikings
Explored the southeast U.S.; buried in Mississippi River
Archaeological site found in 1960 in Newfoundland that provides evidence of Norse settlement
Theory which states that Earth's landmasses were once one mega-continent/name of this mega-continent
Discovered the Pacific by crossing the isthmus of Panama

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