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CH 3 Section 1 – Study Guide
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Which European country was the leader in developing and applying 15th century sailing innovations?
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Why was the caravel an important development in navigation?
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Who captained the first European ship to sail around the tip of Africa, now known as the Cape of Good Hope?
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What was the easternmost city da Gama reached?
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What were Europeans' main motives for making voyages of exploration?
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Why was Zheng He important?
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How did Prince Henry of Portugal influence exploration?
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What was the purpose of the Treaty of Tordesillas signed by Portugal and Spain?
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What European nation profited most from trade with the East in the years directly following the Crusades?
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Which nation did Prince Henry help to take the lead in overseas exploration?
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In the 1400s, what was the most important trade good from the East?
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Bartolomeu Dias captained the first European ship to sail what route?
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What did Vasco da Gama succeed in gaining for Portugal?
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The Line of Demarcation established a boundary between which two regions?
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By the 1700s, which nation's East India Company dominated the Indian Ocean trade?
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What inspired Europeans to begin exploring foreign lands in the 1400s? What made it possible for them to begin
these explorations?
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How were the Dutch able to dominate the Indian Ocean Trade?
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How might the phrase “God, Glory, and Gold” summarize the Europeans motives for exploration?
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How might Columbus have mistaken the Caribbean for the East Indies?
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Why did Prince Henry found a navigation school as a means to gain access to the riches of East Asia?
Vocabulary
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Caravel
Compass
Astrolabe
Navigation
Cartographer
Circumnavigate
Mercantilism
Imperialism
Sponsor
Treaty of Tordesillas
Conquistador
Dutch East India Company
Important People
(Know important Years and Occurrences that made these following people well known)
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Vasco Da Gama
Zheng He
Bartolomeu Dias
Christopher Columbus
Ferdinand Magellan
Pope Alexander VI
Prince Henry