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What was the pattern of trade that connected Europe, Africa, and the American continents called?
Where did Columbus first take foot in the New World?
Which two inventions had the necessary technology to make sea exploration possible in the 1400s?
The globe and the telescope
The astrolabe and the compass
The telegraph and better ships
The scientific method and maps
What was the effect of Vasco da Gama’s voyage to India in 1498?
Portugal was invaded by the Indian army.
Portugal began trading directly to India.
Portugal and Spain agreed to share ownership of overseas territories.
Portugal ended all sea voyages.
What was the significance of Ferdinand Magellan’s Voyages which began in 1519?
It was the first European Voyage to reach Australia and New Zealand.
It was the first voyage to circumnavigate or sail around the globe.
It was the first voyage to sail through the Northwest Passage.
It was the first European voyage to sail around the Cape of Good Hope in Africa.
_____ was a Portuguese prince who helped to start the Age of Exploration in the early 15th century.
Vasco da Gama
Prince Henry the navigator
True or False: The Age of Exploration took place at about the same time as the European Renaissance.
True or False: During this age of exploration, European countries wanted to spread Christianity beyond Europe, expand their empires and they wanted to become rich.
According to the map titled “The Slave Trade”, where were most slave forts located?
The Cape of Good Hope
The west coast of Africa
The Middle Passage
Which of the following is a good that was obtained from China during the Age of Exploration?
The New world was named after _____.