Flashcards in The Age Of Exploration Deck (26)
CAUSES OF THE AGE OF EXPLORATION
A search for a new trade route to the East
Desire to spread Christianity
Improvement is shipbuilding, navigation, and mapmaking
Myths and legends
Rulers wanted to build an empire and gain wealth
Small fast ship copied from the Arabs.
Large ship with square and lateen sails.
LOG AND LINE
Man in charge of the ship.
Assists the captain.
Crackers eaten by sailors often infested with beetles.
Disease in the teeth and gums caused by lack of vitamin C.
Disease caused by drinking infected water.
A person who has conquered a country.
A tribe of Native Americans based mainly in Tenochtitlan (Mexico City).
A native civilisation that lived in South America.
A place ruled by a more powerful country.
A farm where slaves were forced to grow crops.
Like chicken pox but much worse, could be fatal.
People who were forced to grow crops or mine silver/gold.
TREATY OF TORDESILLAS
When Spain and Portugal split the unknown world between them.
THE NEW WORLD
When people had an uprising.
NEW WORLD PRODUCE TO EUROPE
EUROPEAN PRODUCE TO NEW WORLD
PRINCE HENRY THE NAVIGATOR
Made a school for exploration
Wanted to spread Christianity
Sponsored voyages to Africa.
Led a 3 ship expedition down to Africa
He rounded the Cape of Good Hope
First European to enter the Indian Ocean.