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challenges
America
Europe
ocean
probe
destination
route
navigation
Martin Frobisher
Henry Hudson
seek
trade
passage
sail
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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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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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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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The Age of Exploration Crossword

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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

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Age of Exploration Word Search

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Plymouth Rock
Asia
British
Champlain
colony
Columbus
continent
danger
discover
Erickson
expedition
exploration
explore
France
history
Hudson
Jolliet
journey
lakes
Magellan
navigate
North America
ocean
Quebec
sail
settlement
terrain
trading
travel
voyage

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The Age of Exploration Crossword

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

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Exploration and Colonization Word Search :) Crossword

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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

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Henry Hudson Crossword

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The second largest bay in the world hudson bay
This body of water is located in canada Hudson Strait
A river named after me Hudson River
My wifes name Katherine
I made two attempts find the route to (today's china) Cathay
I explored for this country England
In 1607 what was my ship name Hopewell
In 1609 what was my ships name Half moon
I was hired to find a shorter route to asia from europe first voyage
In 1609 sailed for the dutch compony third voyage
i died with my son john
on august 4th my ship was here cape cod
on my 11th i reached this country iceland
the ship became traped in ice in this bay james bay
the bay that i discovered is twice the size of this sea baltic sea

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Exploration and Expansion Crossword

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Conquered the Aztecs? Cortez
Conquered the Inca? Pizzaro
New ship created by the Spanish? Caravel
What was Coloumbus looking for when he set sail? Western Route
Name of the conquered Aztec chief? Moctezuma
Who searched for the fountain of youth? Ponce De Leon
New tech that made sailing easier? Astrolabe
Funded Colombus' voyages? Queen Isabella
Sailed East? Portugal
Sailed West? Spain
Sailed to India first? Diaz
Made the the trip to India faster than anyone? Da Gama
Sailed to the coast of Africa and found gold? Prince Henry The Navigator
Sailed for England to America? Cabot
Dutch settlement in the Americas? New Netherlands
Captured the port at Goa? Albuquerque
Took the Spice Islands from the English and the Portugeuse? Dutch
Name of the Aztec super city on water? Tenochtitlan
Second leg of the Triangular Trade route? Middle Passage
Killed 90% of the Native America population? Disease
Sailed in 1492? Columbus
Where did Columbus think he landed? West Indies
First explorer to cross the Mississippi river? De Soto
Island conquered by the Dutch? Java
Company establish for trade in India East India Trading Company
Ideology that changed economics? Merchantalism
Differance in what a nation imports and what it exports? Balance of trade
Three Factrs that encouraged exploration? God Glory Gold
Name of trade between Europe, Africa< and the Americas? Triangular Trade
Area off the coast of India that the Europeans want control of? Spice Islands

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Early Explorers Word Search

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Florida
Northwest Passage
Vinland
Cartograpghy
Compass
Astrolabe
Caravel
England
Spain
Monarch
Merchant
Glory
Gold
God
Robert LaSalle
Henry Hudson
Hernando De Soto
John Cabot
Ferdinand Magellan
Christopher Columbus
Leif Eriksson

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