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Who discovered the Cape of Good Hope?
Bartolomeu Dias
What is Cultural Diffusion?
The combination of different cultures across a region.
What is the spanish word for conquer?
Conquistador
Who were known for their big head sculptures?
Olmecs
Who made the calendar?
Aztecs
These people used a quipu to communicate
Inca
Used Hieroglyphics writing
Maya
People who died from diseases from the Spanish
Native Americans
A person that lived in the new world but was born in Spain.
Peninsulares
People of mixed blood
Mestizos
A person of mixed black and white ancestry
Mulattos
A social class in the caste system of the overseas colonies established by Spain
Criollos
Another name for the western hemisphere
New World
Another name for the eastern hemisphere
Old World
What is the Columbian Exchange?
Exchanging plants, animals, and food from Europe to the Americas and back.
What is the Triangle trade route?
The transfer of plants, animals, ideas, and diseases between Europe, Africa, and the Americas.
What is the Middle Passage?
The journey of slave trading ships from the west coast of Africa, across the Atlantic, where they were sold
What refers to slaves that took place across the Atlantic ocean?
TransAtlantic Slave Trade