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• Sole economic control of a product

• Change the religious beliefs
• Portuguese navigator that explored the west coast of Africa.
• Inventor of printing press
• Spanish sailor that explored South America
• French sailor that sailed into Canada and the Great Lakes
• English sailor that search for a passage through America to Asia
• The boundary of Spain’s exploration and monopoly rights
• Sailor for Spain that sailed around the Americas to Asia
• Sailor that sailed around the Cape of Good Hope
• Small ship build to be maneuverable and fast
• Royal governor
• An epidemic that infested Europe and killed as many as 75 million people
• Sail completely around the world
• Sailed to Asia through Cape of Good Hope
• Businesses in which a group of people jointly invest and share in the profits
and losses
1. People would use banks for loans.
2. Astrolabe helped navigate at sea. A compass tells which direction is
3. He thought the Atlantic wasn’t as long as thought. People thought the
world was flat. Columbus didn’t know that Americas were in the way of
his route.
4. He went south of Africa into the Indian Ocean.
5. They wanted a full sea route to Asia for their country.
6. Plants, animals, and diseases were spread between the old and new
worlds. Ingredients used in cooking changed. Europeans brought
animals and crops to Europe. They had new food sources. Indians
gained and lost. They got wheat, horses, cattle, pigs, bananas, and rice
from the old world. Diseases of the old world struck the Indians
because they weren’t immune to the new diseases.
7. Marco Polo experience and riches made sailors want to find and
explore for a route to Asia.
8. Exploration proved the world is round. Navigators made maps of the
Americas and other places they explored.
9. The slave trade broke up communities and had disastrous results.
10.Dias found a route to Asia through Cape of Good Hope.
11.They wanted a route through America to Pacific Ocean. European
nations searched for another way to Asia.