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An ancient caravan route that linked central China with the east Mediterranean. The Silk Road
A river along the Ontario-New York border to the Gulf of St.Lawrence. It became a water highway for explorers. St.Lawrence River
To adjust adapt
A water route between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. Northwest Passage
When you choose one thing, you loose something else opportunity cost
The gain or benefit of something/what is left when all other expenses are paid. profit
People explore for many reasons and purposes Reasons of exploration
Something that stands in the way of progress or a goal. obstacle
A person or group that pays for, or plans for, or carries out a project or activity. sponsorship
Who discovered a new continent? Christopher Columbus
Who sailed up the Hudson River to now what we call New York? Henry Hudson
Who led three expiditions to Canada? Jacques Cartier
Who found Canada and Greenland? John Cabot
Who was the first explorer to reach the Pacific Ocean? Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Who was the first European to reach Florida? Juan Ponce de Leon

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Exploration and Colonization Crossword

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Traveled to Asia Marco Polo
Made traveling by land difficult Ottoman Empire
helped figure out which way to travel Compass
measures longitude and latitude Maps
a boat with a rounded bottom Caravel
sailed China around 1405 Zheng he
taught sailors how to explore prince Henry
sailed Portugal around 1487 Bartholomew Dias
sailed Spain and seen the new world Christopher Columbus
first European to reach India by sea Vasco de Gama
sailed England around 1497 John Cabot
America was named after him Amerigo
sailed Spain around 1513 Vasco Nunez de balboa
searched for the fountain of youth Ponce de Leon
compass- helped figure out which way to travel maps- the gridded map that measures longitude and latitude caravel- a boat with a rounded bottom Christopher Columbus- Saild Spain and explored the new world Ponce de Leon- searched for the fountain of youth John Cabot- sailed England around 1497 Zheng He- sailed China around 1405 Prince Henry the navigator- taught sailors about exploring Bartholomew Dias- sailed Portugal around 1487 Vasco da Gama- first European to reach idea by sea Amerigo Vespucci- America was named after him Vasco Nunez de Balboa- sailed Spain arountraveled to Asia Astrolabe astronomical computer for solving problems relating to time and the position of the Sun and stars in the sky. Astrolabe
the three g's God, gold, and glory

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Famous Explorers Crossword

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Who sailed the ocean in 1492 Christopher Columbus
Who was the first European to reach India by sea Vasco de Gama
1497, he discover parts of North America John Cabot
Made the first Europeans contact with the Eastern Coast of Australia James Cook
He conquered Mexico Hernando Cortes
Mapped much of the Southern half of the modern United States Hernando De Soto
Conquered Peru Francisco pizarro
English sea explorer and navigator in the early 17th century Jacque Cartier
Organized the Castilian expedition to the East Indies Ferdinand Magellan
Best known for crossing the isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean in 1513 Vasco Balboa
First demanstrates that Brazil and the West IndIves did not represent Asias eastern outskirts as initially conjectured from Columbian voyages America Vespucius
Sailed around the southernNmost tip of Africa in 1488, reaching the Indian Ocean from the Atlantic Bartolomeu Dias
Found the city of Santa Fe and New Mexico in 1610 Pedro Peralta
Explored the Great Lakes region of the United States, Canad, the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico Sierra do Salle
Claimed the Moreast coast of South America for Portugal Pedro Alvares Cabral
Founded New France and Quebec City on July 3, 1608 Samuel Champlain
First governed of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown Juan Ponce Leon
Italian explorer of North America in service of King Francis I of France Giovanni Verrazzano
First resident Bishop of Chiapas Bartolome Casas

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Age Of Exploration Crossword Puzzle:

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In 1592______ sailed the ocean blue. Columbus
Conquered the Inca civilization. Francisco Pizaro
Discovered New York State, Canada and Hudson Bay Henry Hudson
Fierce sailors who raided towns in their free time Vikings
A navigation device which replaced the Astrolabe and the Cross-staff because it could be used on land and sea. Sextant
A faster and more efficient cargo ship invented for better sea tavel. Caravel
Famous Portuguese leader who created a school for navigational sailing. Prince Henry
A system used for mass-producing books and maps. Printing Press
Long stories passed down verbally generation to generation. Saga
Northern part of Europe which includes Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Scandinavia
Eric The Red's son, viking explorer who discovered Greenland Lief Ericson
A very long and sleek ship used by the vikings. Longship
The Incan emperor that Francisco Pizaro captured and murdered. Atahlupa
Famous conquistador who conquered the Aztecs of Mexico. Hernando Cortes
Number of natives Christopher Columbus took back to Spain to serve as slaves. 500 natives
Columbus's sons name. Ferdinand
Name of the biggest main ship Columbus sailed with on his most famous voyage. Santa Maria
Name the other two ships in the same voyage in number 17. Nina and Pinta
A term used by the vikings to describe the savage natives. Skraelings
What the vikings were called/what they called themselves. Norsemen
A famous explorer who has a game named after him and found a lot of the Silk Road Marco Polo
An enormous trading route from East Asia to Europe. Silk Road

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Exploration Colonization Crossword

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New sources of wealth spices and luxury Exploration
Improved navigation; mapping Cartography
"New World" in Latin Mundus Novus
Explored northeast coast of North America John Cabot
Small, lighter, and faster ships ideal for ocean travel Caravel
Spanish adventurers who led conquests in the Americas Conquistadors
He was born in UK, England James Cook
He discovered North America and Quebec Samuel de Champlain
Was a hot spot for luxury goods East Asia
Aztec emperor Montezuma II
Discovered the Pacific Ocean (after crossing Panama) Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Spain was accused of using Christianity as a smokescreen for killing countless natives Black Legend
Financed numerous expeditions along the West African coastline in hopes of finding gold Prince Henry
Built on Dias' route, completed an all water expedition to India in 1498 Vasco de Gama
Used to determine latitude by measuring altitude of celestial bodies Cross Staff
Powerful landlords of great estates; military service class Boyars
Conquered the Aztecs in Mesoamerica Hernando Cortes
First permanent settlement in Virginia Jamestown
In search of the Northwest Passage, he explored St. Lawrence River region of Canada Jacques Cartier
Spaniards born in the New World to Spanish parents Creoles

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European Explorers Crossword

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The "G" that has to do with wealth Gold
_________ River Hudson
Spain, France, and Portugal are all in ______ Europe
_______ Cartier Jacques
________ Diaz Bartholomew
If people don't think Columbus is a Villain, they think he's a _____ hero
Type of people Columbus encountered when he came to the Americas Native Americans
The "G" that has to do with religion God
_________ Cabral Pedro
________ Passage Northwest
Known for discovering the Americas Christopher Columbus
Conquored the Aztecs Hernando Cortes
Juan Ponce de ______ Leon
_____, Pinta, and Santa Maria Nina
Rene Robert de La _____ Salle
Francisco ___________ Coronado
Giovanni __________ Verrazano
Marco _______ Polo
Country Columbus thought he landed in India
Vasco Da _____ Gama

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Searching for the Explorers Word Search

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Vespucci
Pizarro
Magellan
La Salle
Hudson
Erikson
de Soto
de Leon
Cortes
Coronado
Columbus
Champlain
Cartier
Cabot
Balboa
Vasco
Samuel
Robert
Ponce
Leif
John
Ferdinand
Jacques
Hernando
Hernan
Henry
Francisco Vasquez
Francisco
Christopher
Amerigo

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Exploration & Colonization crossword

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an instrument formerly used to make astronomical measurements. Astrolabe
a small, fast Spanish or Portuguese sailing ship of the 15th–17th centuries. Caravel
a disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin C. Scurvy
a person who draws or produces maps. Cartographers
was a Portuguese explorer and the first European to reach India by sea. Vasco de Gama
a chronic skin disease that is endemic in tropical America. Pinta
one of the three Spanish ships used by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus in his first voyage to the West Indies in 1492 Nina
Being Columbus' largest ship Santa Maria
was a Breton explorer who claimed what is now Canada for France. Jacques Cartier
was a Venetian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of the coast of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England was the first European exploration of the mainland John Cabot
a nobleman of the Portuguese royal household, was a Portuguese explorer. Bartholomew Dias
an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Christopher Columbus
a Portuguese explorer who organised the Spanish expedition to the East Indies from 1519 to 1522. Ferdinand Magellan
an English sea explorer and navigator during the early 17th century, best known for his explorations of present-day Canada and parts of the northeastern United States. Hendry Hudson
A line between Spanish and Portuguese territory was first defined by Pope Alexander VI (1493) and was later revised by the Treaty of Tordesillas (1494). Line of Demarcation
was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. Vasco Nunez de Balboa
was an important figure in 15th-century Portuguese politics and in the early days of the Portuguese Empire. Henry the Navigator
a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. Cape of good hope

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Age of Exploration Word Search

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Amerigo Vespucci
Astrolabe
Aztec Empire
Bartolomeu Dias
Caravel
Colony
Columbian Exchange
Columbus
Compass
Conquistador
Coronado
DaGama
Francisco Pizarro
Gold, Glory, God
Henry Hudson
Henry the Navigator
Hernando Cortes
Incan Empire
Jamestown
Line of Demarcation
Magellan
Middle Passage
Pilgrims
Slave Trade
Small Pox
Spanish Armada
Treaty of Tordesillas
Triangular Trade
Vasco Nunez de Balboa

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Chapter 13 Exploration and Discovery Crossword

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Who traveled to China in 1271? Marco Polo
What instrument greatly aided sailors in navigation and map making? Compass
Word that means "distance from the equator" Latitude
Light, fast vessel developed in the 15th century Caravel
"The Navigator" Prince Henry
Who traveled down the coast of Africa and rounded the "Cape of Storms"? Bartolomeu Dias
Who was the first to reach India by going around Africa? Vasco de Gama
Which explorer had the ships the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria? Christopher Columbus
Line that separated the east and the west, drawn by Pope Alexander VI Line of Demarcation
Italian merchant who America was named after Amerigo Vespucci
Who named the Pacific Ocean? Ferdinand Magellan
What does the word "Pacific" mean? Peaceful
What does "Patagonians" mean? Big feet
What civilization had the city of Tenochtitlan? Aztec
What civilization flourished in the 4th century through the 10th, but was eventually conquered by the Spanish? Mayan
What civilization built awesome roads? Inca
What does "conquistadors" mean? Conquerors
Who cut across Panama in 1513? Vasco de Balboa
Who was the greatest of the conquistadors? Cortes
Who was the cruelest of the conquistadors? Pizzaro
What Roman Catholic friar protected the Indians? Las Casas
Who was searching for cities of gold, but actually found the Mississippi river? Hernando de Soto
Who found the Grand Canyon? Cornado
What French explorer had 3 voyages? Cartier
Who was the "Father of New France"? Samuel de Champlain
Who was Louisiana named after? King Louis XIV
Who founded New Amsterdam? Hudson
Who founded Jamestown? Cabot
What was one country that closed its borders to western civilization? China
Where did the English trade mainly? India

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Estalished school for geogropher, astronomers, and map makers Prince Henry
Explored South East tip of Africa Bartolomeu Dias
Found an all water to asia Vasco de game
Theory if he traveled west across the ocean he wil find a faster route to Asia Christopher Columbus
What Country funded Christopher Columbus Spain
Island east cost of the America West Indies
Who figured out that Columbus found a new land Amerigo Vespucci
What did he name the continent America
Who went around the world Ferdinand Magellan
Disadvantages of Columbus Exploration Disease
Multiple people to to divide the investment, profit and risk Joint-stock
Where did the Dutch have control of asia Indonesia
What were the goods the Dutch were intrested to Spicies
What did the Dutch build in cit they controlled Trading outpost
What affected the Ottoman Empire during the 16 century Trade routes
Force people to nuy a permit to trade Cartaz Strategy
why did the Portuguese not create colonies in the indian ocean region Empires
Main reason that the Ottoman Empire didn't sell to the West Europeans Religion

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