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Where Columbus believed he had explored Indies
First person to sail around the world Magellan
Claimed Newfoundland and Labrador for England Cabot
Tools and Scientific knowledge Technology
Crossed the Isthmus of Panama and saw the Pacific Ocean Balboa
Spanish conquistadors had much more advanced ___________ than the Aztecs and Incas weapons
A continent was named after him Vespucci
Went on four voyages in hopes of finding the Northwest Passage Hudson
Disease brought over by explorers Smallpox
Reached the New World before Columbus did. Vikings
Measured the North star position to determine latitude Astrolabe
Sponsored Christopher Columbus' voyages Spain

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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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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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Spanish Conquistadors Word Search

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Magellan
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Tuscalusa
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Columbus
Hispaniola
Fountain of Youth
Tampa Bay
soldier
Mississippi River
Native Americans
Coronado
Gold
Mexico
Quetzalcoatl
Inca
Aztec
Tenochtitlan
La Florida
explorers
Spanish
De Soto
Ponce de Leon
Cortes
Conquistador

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Explorers Word Search

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Algonquin
Aztec
Balboa
Cabot
Cartier
Columbus
Coronado
Cortes
Da Gama
De Soto
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England
Explorer
France
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Age of Exploration Crossword

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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

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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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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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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
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Maya, Inca, and Aztec Crossword

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"Place of the prickly pear cactus", capital of the Aztec Empire Tenochtitlan
He found the pacific ocean Vasco Nunez De Balboa
A rope with knotted cords of different lengths and colors quipu
"floating gardens" Aztec way of farming land surrounded by swamps chinampa
Incan settlement in the Andes north-west of Cuzco, Peru machu picchu
Land mass in southern mexico extending north-east into the Gulf of Mexico Yucatan peninsula
City in southern Peru Cuzco
Civilization of Mesoamerica located in the valley of Mexico aztec
The global exchange of people, goods, technology, ideas, and diseases that began after Christopher Columbus' voyages columbian exchange
Civilization located in South America in the Indies Mts. inca
Political agreements between people or states to work together alliance
A device used for finding latitude at sea astrolabe
Books used by Aztecs to record their religion and history codices
one of the oldest and largest Mayan cities Tikal
Ruler of Inca at the time of the spanish conquest atahualpa
A land between north and south America Mesoamerica
He found more of canada up north Henry hudson
the founder of Canada, also a french explorer Jacques cartier
Island in the west Indies hispaniola
Portuguese explorer who traveled around the world ferdinand magellan
He accidently found the americas christopher columbus
Portuguese explorer who tried to get to India Vasco da gama
the science of map making cartography
A device used to find direction while traveling compass
The mayan word for flat region Peten
Conquistador who conquered the Inca empire francisco pizarro
Conquistador who conquered the Aztec empire Hernan Cortes
Spanish conqueror or soldier in the Americas Conquistador
The Aztec emperor before Hernan Cortes Montezuma
Civilization of Mesoamerica located in the yucatan peninsula Maya

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Age of Exploration Word Search

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Africa
Age of Exploration
Astrolabe
Atlantic Ocean
capitalism
Caravel
cashcrop
Colonialism
colony
columbianexchange
columbus
Compass
Disease
france
glory
God
gold
gunpowder
Magellan
Mercantilism
plantation
Portugal
Queen Isabel
silk
silkroad
Spain
tobacco
Trade
triangletrade
West Indies

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