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What is a device that shows directions?
Compass
Who is an italian spanish navigator who sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a route to Asia?
Christopher Columbus
What is a Mexican group that used to be nomadic?
Aztec
What's the name of the sea route that receives slaves?
Triangle Trade
What is the process by which a cultural trait, material object, idea, or behavior pattern is spread from one society to another?
Cultural Diffusion
Who was one of the first Europeans to travel into Mongolia and China?
Marco polo
What's the name of the instrument on a map that shows directions?
Compass
What is it called when a government efforts to gain more wealth than other rival nations?
Mercantilism
What's the name of the disease caused by lack of vitamin C?
Scurvy
Who is the Portugese navigator and discoverer of the Straits and phillipines?
Magellan
Who is the italian navigator that discovered America?
Christopher Columbus
Who is known as "Henry the Navigator"?
Prince Henry
Who is the Spanish Conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico?
Hernan Cortes
Who is the Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru?
Francisco pizzaro
Who is a venitian traveler?
Marco Polo
Who is the man that discovered the Cape of Good Hope?
Bartholomew Dias
What is the name of the Portugese explorer who found a route from Portugal to the East?
Vasco De Gama
What's the name of the process by which a cultural trait, material object, idea, or behavior pattern is spread from one society to another?
Cultural Diffusion
What is a Spanish conquerer?
Conquistador
What is a member of an ancient Central American Indian people who inhabited the southern Gulf Coast of Mexico?
Olmec
What is a member of a Nahuatl-speaking state in central mexico that was conquered by Cortes?
Aztec
What is a member of any of the dominant groups of South American Indian peoples who established an empire in Peru prior to the spanish conquest?
Inca
What is a member of a modern American Indian people of southern mexico, Guatemala, and parts of Honduras who are the descendants of this ancient civilization?
Maya
The Spanish name for mule is called?
Mulatos
What is a descendant from South America and Europe that was born in the United States?
Native Americans
What is a person who during Spanish Colonial times lived in the new world but was born in Spain?
Peninsulares
What's a term traditionally used in Latin America and Spain for people of mixed European and Native American heritage or descent?
Mestizos
What was the social class in the caste system of the overseas colonies established by Spain in the 16th century?
Criollos
What is one of the names used for the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Americas?
New World
What consists of those parts of Earth known to classical antiquity and the European Middle Ages?
Old World
What was a dramatically widespread exchange of the animals, plants, culture and human populations, including slaves?
Columbian Exchange
What is a historical term indicating trade among three ports or regions?
Triangle Trade
What was the stage of the triangular trade in which millions of people from Africa were taken to the New World?
Middle passage
The Atlantic Slave Trade was also known as?
TransAtlantic Slave Trade