Age of Explorers
Age of Enlightenment
Age of Revolution
Life in the Times
Around the World
100

In 1492 this explorer sailed the ocean blue to kick start the Age of Exploration.

Christopher Columbus

100

During the enlightenment, these men put forth the idea that the earth was not at the center of the universe.

Copernicus, Galileo, and Kepler

100

What conflict was England trying to recover from that led to higher taxes in the colonies?

The French and Indian War / The 7 Years War

100

The leader of Jamestown who stated, "He that shall not work, shall not eat"

John Smith

100

What trade goods were being traded during this time?

Answers may vary, but include:

Silk, Spices, Salt, Textiles, Cotton, Gold, Minerals, Manufactured Products, etc

200

This person led the first expedition to circumnavigate (go all the way around) the globe

Ferdinand Magellan

200

One downside to the Enlightenment is that many began to move away from faith and trust in Jesus and began to rely only on their:

Reason or Understanding

200

The method of execution used for the French aristocracy during the French Revolution.

Beheading by guillotine

200

The spot in a colonial town where news would be shared and where the town could gather for events was the:

Village Green

200

What allowed Russia to become more powerful after the Age of Exploration?

They were not involved in Revolution like many other European powers.

300

Who claimed to have traveled the Silk Road all the way to China?

Marco Polo

300

The idea that God created the universe and the world, started everything, but no longer has anything to do with His creation got its start during the Enlightenment and is known as:

Deism

300
A colonist who sympathized or allied with the King of England

A Loyalist or Torrie

300
Of the first settlers in Jamestown, how many were farmers?

Zero!

300

This Empire was based more on peaceful marriages than on conquest.

Holy Roman Empire

400

Who financed or paid for Columbus' first voyage in 1492?

King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain!

400

The movement of spiritual awakening that occurred around the same time as the Enlightenment that pushed for a renewed passion for Christianity.

The Great Awakening

400

The most famous commander from the American Revolution.

George Washington!

400

What are the 3 Sisters?

Bean, Corn, and Squash

400

This man helped to end the Transatlantic Slave Trade

William Wilberforce

500

The 3 main reasons or motivations someone went as an explorer.

Gold, Guts, and Glory!

500

A unique aspect of this time period was the rise of the _________. A group of rulers or monarchs who tried to employ Enlightenment ideas and reforms while still maintaining their own firm control over their countries.

Enlightened Despots

500
Give a quote from the American Revolution:

Answers May Vary, possibly

"1 if by land, 2 if by sea"

"As for me, give me liberty, or give me death"

"No taxation without representation."

500

What were the 3 R's of Colonial schooling

Reading, 'Riting, and 'Rithmetic.

(Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic or Math)

500

This man gained power in France after the French Revolution and went on to threaten much of Europe with invasion.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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