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JOHN CABOT
Italian navigator who gave England a claim in N. America
PEDRO CABRAL
claimed Brazil for Portugal
CONQUISTADORES
Spanish 'conqueror' or soldier in the new World
BARTHOLOMEW DIAZ
Portuguese; first European to reach southern tip of Africa
DE GAMA
sailed for Portugal &found trade routes in India; Cape of Good Hope
FERDINAND &ISABELLA
united Spain; responsible for reconquista [christians reconqured Iberian peninsula]; hostile to religious faiths other than Christianity
PRINCE HENRY THE NAVIGATOR
Portuguese; established observatory &school of navigation
MAGELLAN
Portuguese; circumnavigated the globel killed in Philippines whilie trying to find route in Asia
NORTHWEST PASSAGE
water route from Atlantic to Pacific through N. Canada &along coast of Alaska
RALEIGH
favored by Elizabeth I; introduced tobacco &potato to Europe; convicted of treason by James I
TREATY OF TORDESILLAS
set Line of Demarcation which was boundary used to define Spanish &Port. possessions in America
REVOLT OF THE NETHERLANDS
issue- Calvinism; Philip II sends troops; wanted independence
CONCORDAT OF BOLOGNA
(1516); establishes Catholic as state religion; French adopted Calvinism [Huguenots]
HERNANDO CORTES
conquered Aztec Empire; Mexico
FRANCISCO PIZARRO
Inca Empire; Peru
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
Aug. 2, 1492 to find eastern route; failed @finding spice markets in Asia; believed Christianity should be carried to places/people where it didnt existh