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What is a caravel?
a ship that combined a heavy square-rigged sail with the light slim Arab ship that was faster and easier to handle
What does financed mean?
paid for
What country controlled Europe's trade with India?
Italy
During what year did Italy conrtol Europe's trade with India?
1500's
Whose trade did Italy share with India?
Europe's
What country controlled Europe's trade with Italy?
India
Whose control did other countries get tired of?
Italy's
Where did nations begin searching for routes?
east
What three things made for better navigation?
instruments-such as the compass and the astrolabe
better maps
caravels made for more steady and faster sailing
What country had a desire for new trade routes for exploration in the 1400's?
Portugal
Who were the first Europeans to sail outside of the Mediterranean?
Portuguese
What is another name for Prince Henry?
The Navigator
Who was Prince Henry the son of?
the king of portugal
What did Prince Henry set up in Sagres, portugal?
the first navigation school
Where did Bartolomeu Dias sail?
around the tip of Africa