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Glossary of American Studies

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christopher columbus
countrey purpose accomplishment
spain
to go to asia
went to the carribean
What increased when europe started trading with china
maufactoring
Who were the europeans fighting for and what were they fighting for?
The Catholic church, holy land in israel
what is vespuccis personality
hard headed buissness man
What 2 things made travle easier
compass,
astrolabe (tells latitude)
what part of the world did balboa explore
what was his possition there
central america
governer
what events lead to exploration
crusasies
commercial revolution
What were the crusades
a series of religous wars
what did balboa find
the pacific ocean
What things were brought back from the east and were did they come from?
spices and silk
china and india
who inspierd europe to trade with asian countries
Marco polo
A periode of prodution of goods improved educatin growth in citys and process in architecture
commercal revolution
what part of the world did vespucci explore
across the ocean & to south america
hOW DID AMERICA GET ITS NAME
Amerigo vespussi wrote about it so it got named after him
how did the pacific ocean get its name
pacific means peacful

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