Trade Routes
Vikings
Trade
Advancements and Inventions
Miscellaneous
100
This route connected Asia, specifically China, to Europe and other lands.
What is The Silk Road?
100
This Viking was from Greenland.
Who is Leif Eriksson?
100
This is the main reason Marco Polo went to China.
What is to bring back valuable trade goods from China?
100
This tool measured the sun above the horizon allowing sailors to determine their latitude location while at sea.
What is the astrolabe?
100
This is a long period of time of about 100 years during which time there was an increase in art, science (technology), and learning more about the world.
What is Renaissance?
200
These two different types of routes were used for trading on The Silk Road.
What are land and sea (water) routes?
200
Leif Eriksson was intereseted in land in this area.
What is further west?
200
These are the two items Africa had that Europeans wanted.
What are gold and slaves?
200
This Chinese invention made it possible for sailors to determine their direction far out at sea.
What is the magnetic compass?
200
Portugal is located on this continent.
What is Europe?
300
The European ocean trade routes connected Europe to this continent.
What is Asia?
300
This is the name, given by Leif Eriksson, to the first settlement in North America.
What is Vinland?
300
These are the three trade goods that were important in making China a wealthy country.
What are tea, silk, and spices?
300
This ship made journeys by sea faster due to its triangular sails.
What is a caravel?
300
During the Renaissance, there was an increase in the importance of these things.
What are arts and sciences and learning more about the world. (Technology acceptable too, but it's part of a specialized science.)
400
This leader helped the Portuguese sailors find a water route to Asia.
Who is Prince Henry (the Navigator)?
400
This is the reason Leif Eriksson and his men left the new land they had settled.
What is because there was conflict with the Native Americans?
400
Because Portugal found an ocean trade route to Europe, it allowed Europe to get Asian goods at this "price".
What is less expensive price.
400
This practice, also known as map making, improved, allowing sailors to have much more complete maps to guide their expeditions.
What is cartography?
400
These are the two reasons the Chinese navy tried to reach many places.
What are 1) they wanted to expand trade and 2) they wanted to show their power.
500
Europeans were able to get Asian goods without the expensive price because of an ocean trade route discovered by this country.
What is Portugal?
500
This is the name of Leif Eriksson's father.
What is Eric the Red?
500
These are two effects that trade had on people of different countries. (FYI - These effects still happen today.)
What is become interested and learned about other cultures and customs, share trade goods and ideas, and became interested in each. (Any combination of 2)
500
This invention, by Johann Gutenberg, made it possible to print large numbers of books rapidly.
What is the printing press?
500
One of the reasons that Leif Erikson is not given credit for discovering North America.
What is the Vikings did not keep written records or the Vikings had poor relationships with other Europeans, so the news didn't spread. (Vikings thought of as fierce and unfair pirates.)
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