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Where did the first Americans go when they came to the Americas??
Central && South America
What did the first Americans cross to get to North America??
Beringia
What were the first Americans called?
Nomads
Nomads ((deff.))
people who move from place to place ((usually following food source))
CAUSES OF MIGRATION:
eARTH ENTERS A LONG ICE AGE
ocean's water freezes
SEA LEVELS DROP EXPOSING LAND BRIDGE
EFFECTS OF MIGRATION:
HUNTERS FROM ASIA CROSS INTO NORTH AMERICA
ppl spread into central & south america
NEW CULTURES ARE CREATED
what did the discovery of farming lead to?
advances in civilizations:: ppl did't have to follow a food source
the reasons for exploration ((2))
economic:: needed better wayy to get to Asia && growth of ideas:: renaissance encouraged ppl to set new goals
CAUSES OF EUROPEAN EXPLORATION
NEED FOR NEW TRADE ROUTES
euro had more money && power
COMPITITION FOR TRADE
missionaries desire to spread christianity everywhere
EFFECTS OF EUROPEAN EXPLORATION
more knowlage about other nations
EURO'S & NATIVE A'S CLASH
enslavment of africans
AMERICA'S RIVALRY GROWS
WHY DID sPAIN WANT TO CONQUER THE aZTEC && iNCA??
for their riches ((gold))
what did the protestant reformation cause??
religious rivalries in Europe
what were explorers searching for during their exploration to the northwest coast?
a northwest passage
Columbus
ITALIAN*thought he could get to spain by sailing west*WANTED TO BRING CHRISTIANITY TO ANY LANDS HE FOUND*if he found a way to asia spain would be really rich*landed in bahamas & called it san salvador
Vaco de Gama
Sailed around the southern tip of Africa
Ponce de Leon
explored present day Puerto Rico && Florida
John Cabot
redicovered Newfounland