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100

Why did king Henry encouraged Portuguese to explore the  

     sea?

He thought that Africa was the source of riches the Muslims traders controlled.

100

Arab and Italian merchants controlled the trade between

    _____________and__________

Asia and Europe.

100

Who led the Portuguese ships around the southern tip of

     Africa?

3- Vasco da Gama

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true/ false

Ferdinand and Isabella paid for columbo's voyages

True

200


Who was born into a noble family in Sines, southwestern Portugal?

Vasco Da Gama

200

___________ returned from India with loads of spices

Pedro Cabral

200

True / False

Columbus underestimated the distance from Europe west to Asia.

True

200

Who made a second voyage to India in 1502. and became the Portuguese viceroy of India?

Vasco Da Gama

300

The word America wrote after his Latin name

Amerigo Vespucci

300


Vacco made a second voyage to India in 1502. and became the Portuguese viceroy of_______.

India

300

       Pedro Cabral credited with discovering Brazil in _____

 South America

300

Give three reasons that motivated Europeans to Explore the Seas

World Economy

The search for spices

Converts to Christianity 

400

Europeans  sought a sea route to Asia that bypassed Italian trade routes in the

 Mediterranean Sea.

400

Ho did Ferdinand Magellan die?

 He died in a battle with islanders during the voyage   

400

Who was the first European to cross the Pacific Ocean?

Ferdinand Magellan

400

How many voyages did Amerigo Vespucci make?

4

500

Columbus sailed in August 1492. His three ships made swift progress across the Atlantic and landed on an island in what are known today as the________.

     Bahamas

500

Describe the relationship between roman merchants and with Muslim traders.

They had strong ties with Cairo and other Muslim trading cities.

500

What  spices could traders  purchase ?

pepper

clove

cinnamon

500

Where did renaissance traders find spices?

 China

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