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continents
introduce
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inspired
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The Age of Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Spanish conqueror of Mexico Hernan Cortes
took the lead in European exploration Portugal
went around the cape and cut across the Indian ocean to the coast of India Vasco de Gama
a thriving spice trade port melaka
believed he could reach Asia by sailing west instead of east around Africa Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus explored these coastlines cuba
persuaded the king of Spain to finance his voyage to Asia through the western hemisphere Ferdinand Magellan
explored the New England coastline of the Americas for England John Cabot
his letters described the land he saw led to the use of the name America Amerigo Vespucci
individuals with firearms, organizational skills, and determination that led to success conquistadors
Aztec monarch montezuma
landed on the pacific coast of south America with 180 men Francisco Pizarro
the right of landowners to use native Americans as laborers encomienda
the exchange of plants and animals between Europe and Asia columbian exchange
a settlement of people living in a new territory, linked to a parent country colony
a set of principles that dominated society mercantilism
the difference in value between what a nation imports and what it exports balance of trade
payments subsides
large agricultural estates plantations
connected Europe, Asia, and Africa triangular trade
the middle portion of the triangular trade route middle passage
"so great is the corruption that our country is being completely depopulated" king afonso
pulled into the slave trade benin
in the 1500's Portugal came to dominate this land Brazil
Spanish and Portuguese officials who had been born in Europe peninsulares
descendants of Europeans born in Latin America creoles
offspring of Europeans and Native Americans mestizos
offspring of Africans and Europeans mulattoes

Famous Explorers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

European explorers Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The explorer who's first voyage was in 1603 Samuel de Champlain
The route taken to find spices spice route
The explorer who killed chief Donnacona Jacques cartier
The place Samuel de Champlain started a settlement in for 3 years Acadia
The place Jacques Cartier wanted to find a route to Orient
The explorer searching for the Northwest Passage John Cabot
The chief of the Haudenosaunee people during Jacques Cartier's voyages Donnacona
The people that lived in Canada First Nations
Another name for Runners of the Woods coureur de bois
Who Samuel de Champlains called his boy Étienne Brûlé
Another name for black robe jesuit
The place Samuel de Champlain , Jacques Cartier explored North America
The route taken to find silk silk route
The religion the jesuits wanted the first nations to believe Christianity
The middle men of the fur trading monopoly with Samuel de Champlain Wendat
The place the Samuel de Champlain left to get to Montreal Huronia
One of the sons of chief Donnacona and the brother of Taignoagny Domagaya
The place Samuel de Champlain and Jacques Cartier left from to get to North America France
The name of the fort Samuel de Champlain's in Stadacona Habitation
The jesuit missionary who learned the huron language and culture and was captured by the iroquois Jean de Brébeuf

Another Word for JOURNEY Word Search

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Word Search
Description

ADVENTURE
COURSE
CROSSING
CRUISE
EXCURSION
EXPEDITION
EXPLORE
HIKE
MARCH
MOVE
PASSAGE
PROGRESS
QUEST
ROAMIMG
ROUTE
STROLL
TOUR
TRAVEL
TRIP
WANDER

Age of Exploration Crossword

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Crossword
Description

first European to make it to India by sea daGama
explorer who is given credit for "discovering" the Americas Columbus
his crew was the first to circumnavigate the globe Magellan
first European to sail to the southern tip of Africa Diaz
the wife of King Ferdinand of Spain. She and her husband sponsored Columbus' voyages Isabella
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztec Cortes
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Inca Pizarro
Spanish explorer who claimed Florida in his search for the "Fountain of Youth" Poncedeleon
Muslim explorer who led the Ming voyages in Chinese history ZhengHe
large Chinese ships Junk
navigational instrument Compass
the transfer of plants, animals, and diseases between the Old and New Worlds ColumbianExchange
a labor system in which a person is seen as property slavery
the most economically valuable agricultural product grown in Latin America Sugar
name given to the voyage made by many slaves during their forced migration from Africa to the Americas MiddlePassage
labor system used by the Inca Mita
Prince of Portugal who sponsored voyages of exploration HenrytheNavigator
famous silver mine in South America Potosi
economic philosophy that encouraged countries to accumulate as much wealth as possible by exploiting colonies for resources mercantilism
dominant religion of Latin America following European settlement Catholicism

Age Of Exploration Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

SPANISH CONQUEST Word Search

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Word Search
Description

HISPANIOLA
SLAVE
GOD
GLORY
GOLD
TRADE ROUTES
VOYAGE
QUETZACOATL
SACRIFICE
GODS
RELIGION
NATIVE
EXPLORER
SPAIN
CORN
TENOCHTITLAN
CHIMPANA
MAYA
INCA
AZTEC
CONQUISTADOR

Exploration and Colonization Word Search :) Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A small sailing ship caravel
A person who goes on adventures to discover new things explorer
Portuguese explorer who organized the Spanish expedition to the East indies from 1519 to 1522 Magellan
A long journey over seas Voyage
An instrument used for navigation compass
Navigators used it to measure the inclined position in the sky Astrolabe
The 1st European to reach India by sea Vasco da Gama
An important figure in the 15th century Prince Henry the Navigator
An Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer that discovered America Christopher Columbus
A period in the 15th century where European ships traveled around the world to search for new trading routes and partners Age of Exploration
A water route to Asia through the North America sought by the European explorers Northwest Passage
An exchange of goods, ideas, and people between Europe and the Americas Colombian Exchange
A land ruled by another country Colony
A large farm Plantation
Sailing all around the world circumnavigate
A document constituting a fundamental guarantee of rights and privileges Magna Carta
Early European settlers of the Plymouth Colony Pilgrims
Part ownership in a business Stock
An act of holding people against their will and making them work without pay Slavery
Crops such as tobacco, rice, and indigo, that were grown for export to Europe; not grown for the farmer’s use Cash crop

The Lewis and Clark Expedition Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The purchase of French land between the Missippi River and the Rocky Mountains that doubled the size of the United States. Louisiana Purchase
American explorer, leader, and former army captin. Meriwether Lewis
U.S. soldier and explorer. William Clark
3rd President of the United States. Thomas Jefferson
Began in May 1804 to explore the Louisiana Purchase Lewis and Clark Expedition
Shoshone interpreter and the only woman on the expedition. Sacagawea
An animal that indian groups depended on for food, clothing, and tools. Buffalo
They used it as a type of highway through the unknown lands. Missouri River
What the explorers wrote in and telling what they did. Journal
Who President Jefferson asked to fund the expedition. Congress
What they called their group of explorers. Corps of Discovery
Where Jefferson wanted to see if there was a river route that could be taken. Pacific Ocean
Where the expedition wanted to explore. West
Helped them move suplies across the Great Plains. Boat
Where the expedition began. St. Louis

European Explorers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Europeans began ____________ North America. exploring
___________ were people from Europe. Explorers
When explorers arrived, _________ peoples guided through their traditional territories. Aboriginal
Early North American communities were called _________. colonies
Goods from the __________ included silk cloth and spices such as cloves and cinnamon. Indies
Routes from ________ to Europe were controlled traders who charged high prices for bringing goods to Europe. Asia
In 1492, the king and queen of Spain were interested in the ideas of the master mariner named ____________ ____________. Christopher Columbus
Three famous Spanish ships were named the Nina, the Pinta & the ___________ ____________. Santa Maria
Explorers looked for the ________ _______ at night to help them find directions. North Star
This name was used to describe the Aboriginal peoples for many years. Indians
_________ are people whose main job is trading. Merchants
______ _______ travelled further north than Columbus did. John Cabot
________ are things that are fair for people to have or do. Rights
John Cabot found more _______ than people. fish
The ________ was in charge of the ship. captain
________ ______ started working on ships as young as nine or ten years old. Ship boys
Work on a ship went on _________ _______ hours a day. twenty four
Most meals on a ship included __________, a soup or stew made of boiled fish and peas. pottage
After many days at sea, pale, wiggly beetles called _________ usually got into the biscuits. weevils
A __________ is someone who doesn't have experience at sea. landlubber