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14 Cards in this Set

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Who was the leader of the first Europeans to visit the Americas?
Leif Erikson
Who were the first Europeans people to visit the Americas?
What was the name of the first European settlement in the Americas?
Who was the first European to make a globe?
Martiun Beiham
What city was captured by the Turks and this closed the treade between Europe and Asia?
Whose descriptiosn of riches of China made the trader sof Europe want to got to Asia?
Marco Polo
Who was the first Portugese leader who stated a school for navigators?
Prince Henry
Who was the Portugese exploer who found a sea route to Asia by saling around Africa?
Who was the Portugese exploer that was the frist European exploer to sail around the southern tip of Africa
Vasco da Gama
Who was the Italian explorer who landed in Newfoundland but said he landed in Cathay?
Who was the Italian exploer who figured out Columbus had not reached Asia?
Amerigo Vespucie
What was the body of water reached by Balboa?
Pacific Ocean
Who proved it was possible to reach Asia by sailing west from Europe?
What was the local name for the island Columbus first landed on?