European Explorers Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Ferdinand Magellan
Bartholomeu Dias
The Navigator
Vasco Da Gama
Prince Henry
South Africa
Spice Route
Cape Point
Mossel Bay
Algoa Bay
Discovery
Good Hope
European
KhoiKhoi
Luderitz
Portugal
Calicut
Malindi
Mombasa
Scurvy
Storms
India
Kenya
Natal
Ships
Water
DEIC

The Age of Exploration Crossword

The Age of Exploration Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Vasco da Gama Word Search

Vasco da Gama Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

colonisation
astrolabes
navigator
explorer
Portugal
journey
empire
sultan
Africa
scurvy
trade
route
India

Exploration & Colonization crossword

Exploration & Colonization crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

an instrument formerly used to make astronomical measurements.
a small, fast Spanish or Portuguese sailing ship of the 15th–17th centuries.
a disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin C.
a person who draws or produces maps.
was a Portuguese explorer and the first European to reach India by sea.
a chronic skin disease that is endemic in tropical America.
one of the three Spanish ships used by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus in his first voyage to the West Indies in 1492
Being Columbus' largest ship
was a Breton explorer who claimed what is now Canada for France.
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
a nobleman of the Portuguese royal household, was a Portuguese explorer.
an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer.
a Portuguese explorer who organised the Spanish expedition to the East Indies from 1519 to 1522.
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.
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).
was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador.
was an important figure in 15th-century Portuguese politics and in the early days of the Portuguese Empire.
a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa.

Famous Explorers Crossword

Famous Explorers  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Who sailed the ocean in 1492
Who was the first European to reach India by sea
1497, he discover parts of North America
Made the first Europeans contact with the Eastern Coast of Australia
He conquered Mexico
Mapped much of the Southern half of the modern United States
Conquered Peru
English sea explorer and navigator in the early 17th century
Organized the Castilian expedition to the East Indies
Best known for crossing the isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean in 1513
First demanstrates that Brazil and the West IndIves did not represent Asias eastern outskirts as initially conjectured from Columbian voyages
Sailed around the southernNmost tip of Africa in 1488, reaching the Indian Ocean from the Atlantic
Found the city of Santa Fe and New Mexico in 1610
Explored the Great Lakes region of the United States, Canad, the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico
Claimed the Moreast coast of South America for Portugal
Founded New France and Quebec City on July 3, 1608
First governed of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown
Italian explorer of North America in service of King Francis I of France
First resident Bishop of Chiapas

Exploration and Colonization Crossword

Exploration and Colonization  Crossword
Type
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Description

Traveled to Asia
Made traveling by land difficult
helped figure out which way to travel
measures longitude and latitude
a boat with a rounded bottom
sailed China around 1405
taught sailors how to explore
sailed Portugal around 1487
sailed Spain and seen the new world
first European to reach India by sea
sailed England around 1497
America was named after him
sailed Spain around 1513
searched for the fountain of youth
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.
the three g's

The Age of Exploration Crossword

The Age of Exploration Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

who is the navigator
instead of finding a, different way to Asia, he "discovered" the America's
Who colonized Brazil
Bartholomew Dias founded the...
Prince Henry founded a school for...
What country discovered Canada
Who took one year to get back to Portugal
Who discovered Australia
What country discovered Latin America
John Cabot found what country
Who sailed around the world with 200 sailers
What country funded Cristopher Columbus
Who sailed with Christopher Columbus on his second journey
Who discovered the Hudson Bay
What strait did Henry Hudson Discover
Where is Samuel de Champlain from
Who founded the city of Quebec
Who first claimed land in Canada
What body of water did Samuel de Champlain discover
Who traveled down the St. Lawrence river to Montreal

European Explorers Crossword

European Explorers Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The "G" that has to do with wealth
_________ River
Spain, France, and Portugal are all in ______
_______ Cartier
________ Diaz
If people don't think Columbus is a Villain, they think he's a _____
Type of people Columbus encountered when he came to the Americas
The "G" that has to do with religion
_________ Cabral
________ Passage
Known for discovering the Americas
Conquored the Aztecs
Juan Ponce de ______
_____, Pinta, and Santa Maria
Rene Robert de La _____
Francisco ___________
Giovanni __________
Marco _______
Country Columbus thought he landed in
Vasco Da _____

Voyages of Discovery Word Search

Voyages of Discovery Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Christopher Columbus
Cape of Good Hope
Francis Drake
Vasco Da Gama
Captain Cook
Golden Hind
Australia
Magellan
America
Pinto
Diaz
Nina

7th grade History Crossword

7th grade History Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Prince of Portugal who started a school of navigation
Explorer, accidentally rounded tip of Africa
Sailed to India by going along Africa
Italian explorer, sailed west, thought he landed in India
First to sail all away around world, died along the way, crew made it.
Second to sail around the world, survived
Discovered Aztecs, killed them, stole gold
Discovered Incans in Peru
Navigation device that points north
Area in ocean with no wind
Viking who discovered Greenland
Japanese warrior
Ceremony in which a samurai would kill themeself
Leader of the Aztecs
People of pure Spanish decent born in America

The Age of Exploration Word Search

The Age of Exploration  Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Christopher Columbus
Ferthand magellan
Sameaul de cham
Vasco da gama
demacation
James Cook
diplomat
Explorers
the pope
Zheng HE
mariner
dynasty
Africas
Americas
chinese
china
spices
fleet
Asia
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