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Amerigo Vespucci
the founder (the person who named) of America
Capitalism
economy based on the private ownership of property and the use of the compete for profits or gains in a market
Cartography
the science of making maps and globes
Christopher Columbus
first to find the new world
Circumnavigate
to sail completely around something
Colonization
the process of taking over territory, creating a government, and settling towns
Columbian Exchange
the exchange of people and ideas between the eastern hemisphere and the western hemisphere
Ferdinand Magellan
went through a strait and named it after himself
Mercantilism
the economi policy in which a nation controls its trade, agriculture, industry, and money to bring as much wealth as possible into the country
Vasco da Gama
first to reach the Indian Ocean by sea not by land