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Hapsburgs
ruling family from spain
Edict of Nantes
75
triangle of trade
Europe-Africa-America
Ponce de Leon
found florida fountain of youth
absolutism
one person is the only ruler
joint-stock company
trading venture that sold shares to divide costs and profits
balance of trade
difference in value between what a nation imports and what it exports over a period of time
Quebec
first permanent french settlement in North America
cartographer
makes maps
conquistador
spanish conquerors
Cape of Good Hope
southern tip of Africa
Jamestown
first English settlement in North America
Magellan
sailed around the world
labor-intensive farming
agriculture that relies on human labor, not animals or machine
mercantilism
economic policy of European nations in the 1600s, equating wealth and power
circumnavigate
sail around the world
Prince Henry
bought together the best sailing minds in the world
West Indies
Cuba, Bahamas, Haiti, San to Domingo
Staight of Magellan
southern tip of South America
30 years war
German war fought between Catholics and protestant
Cortes
fought the Aztecs