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For which country did Coronado explore?They conquered and enslaved American Indians
For which country did LaSalle explore?He claimed the Mississippi River Valley.
Who claimed the Mississippi River Valley?Sally in the Valley
List the motivations for European exploration (4Gs)religion, economics, power
What were poor maps and navigational tools, lack of adequate supplies?they got in the way
List one accomplishment of exploration.trade, power, navigation
For which country did Cabot explore? King Henry VII
Who explored the Southwest?Spain
Who founded the city of Quebec?champagne and a sore neck
Who explored eastern Canada for England?Take a cab
What were disease, starvation and lack of adequate supplies?they got in the way
Which 3 empires dominated trade in West African from 300 -1600Mansa Musa
What did Portugal trade to West Africa?opposite of raw materials
What did West Africa trade to Portugal?money, spice, people
What river did the Spanish explore?Coronado, Pueblo...
Which body of water allowed the French and Spanish access to the interior portions of North America?Not a river
Which body of water forms a border between the United States and Mexico?Big river
For which country did Champlain explore?Champagne, friends, fur
Which American Indian tribe might Coronado have encountered?Southwest
Which American Indian tribe might LaSalle have encountered?Eastern Woodlands

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Created Oct 20, 2010ReportNominate
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