Maya/Aztec /Inca
Who & Where?
Columbian/ Atlantic Slave Trade
Exploration
Exploration 2
100

What is a conquistador?

Person sent to New World to explore and conquer!
100

Where did Columbus first explore?

The Caribbean.

100

What is the Columbian Exchange?

Diffusion of various items between Old World and New World

100

Where did Christopher Columbus first land in the New World?

The Caribbean Islands!

100

Main Reason for European exploration of New World after discovering it wasn't India? 

Search for New Resources and goods

200

What is the name of the capital city of the Aztec Empire!

Tenochtitlan!

200

Where did Hernan Cortes explore and which civilization did he conquer?

Mesoamerica and the Aztec!

200

Western Europeans were introduced to _____ Because of the columbian exchange

New Food Crops

200

Why did Europeans want to go to the New World?

The Three G's. God, Glory and Gold.

200

How were civilizations impacted negatively by contact with Europeans?

Disease destroyed communities and empires.

300

Where was the Incan Empire located?

Western Coast of South America!

300

Which country was successful at finding India durning the late 1400s?

Portugal! 

300

Why did European diseases have such a bad effect on Native American populations?

American Indians had no immunity.

300

What was the best reason for why Europeans came to the New World?

Attempting to find India for trade. 

300

What was main idea behind Mercantilism? 

MORE MONEY MORE POWER!!!!!

400

What do Aztec and Incan conquest have in common?

Both were heavily impacted by the spread of European diseases. 

400

Who explored and founded what would later become New York?

Henry Hudson 

400

Why where most of the slaves that came to the New World come from Western Africa?

Western Africa closer to New world

400

What was a result of European Exploration of the New World in the Old World?

Competition between old world countries in the New World!

400

What was the middle passage?

The passage used by Europeans to travel from Africa to the Americas across the Atlantic Ocean.

500

What did the Aztec/Maya/Inca have in-common when looking at their agricultural systems and environment?

Had unique farming techniques and adapted to their surroundings. 

500

Where did the French primarily explore in the New World?

Canada and Middle America
500

How did the Columbian Exchange impact European merchants?

Made more money because of BOOM in trading!

500

Who encouraged East Asia exploration?

Marco Polo

500

What was a result of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade?

Economic boom for European countries, increase of slavery in the New World, and movement of African people inland in Africa. 

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