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

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