The Age of Exploration began with a search for new trade routes to
Which is best used for navigation?
The land masses of North America, Central America, and South America
What item symbolically claimed land for a country?
What is one reason Europeans wanted to travel to America?
Why did the rulers of Spain want a shorter route to the East Indies?
Explorers hoped to find a Northwest Passage that would lead them
Juan Ponce de Leon looked for
Hernan Cortes fought against
Which man explored what is now the southwestern United States?
Which river did La Salle explore?
What was the first European settlement in the United States?
Columbus and the other explorers thought they had reached Asia, but in time they realized the land was actually
Henry Hudson's first voyage gave which country a claim in North America?
A Spanish explorer who came to the Americas in the 1500s and claimed large areas of land for Spain is called a
A community ruled by another country, not by its own people
A sickness that can pass quickly from one person to another as germs are spread by touch or through the air
On his first voyage in 1609, Henry Hudson said up a river now named
Between 1540 and 1542, Francisco Vasques de Coronado took a route through what is now
How is a colony different form other places in which people settle?