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Ch 1 AP US

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Quadrant
Another instrument used to predict location bu measuring angles
Columbian Exchange
The mutal giving of diseases, plants and animals between the Europeans, Africans and natives
Paleo-Indians
The first Americans who were nomadic hunterss and gathers in North&South America, who travelled in bands of extended families.
Astrolabe
This is an instrument used to estimate position by the positions of the sun. moon, planets and stars
Vespucci
The man who investigated the South American coast during 1499. He was the first one to publish the idea of it being a new continent.
Cabot
The man who published the 1st legitament info about the northern continental coastline, later claiming it for England.
Drake
The man who, accompanied by Hawkins, attacked Spanish treasure ships returning from the Carribbean, thus starting a war ending in an English victory
Cahokia
One of the most prominent urban centers called the sun was a center for religion and trade.
Raleigh
The man who was sent by Queen Elizabeth the I to colonize America, though his settlement in Roanoke was abandoned due to a severe drought.
Sail
The triangular sail made maneuvering easier, creating a more efficient way to sail.
Ericson
Norsemen who went to North America around 1001 but was forced to leave by natives.
Ferdinand & Isabella
The prince of Aragon and princess of Castile married in order to unite in a Catholic Spain. They sponosered Columbus' travels.
Missionaries
The people who tried to convert others to their religion
Division of labor
The different chores and tasks spilt amongst the two sexes.
Encomiendas
The system which made it so that slavery was secretly legal

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