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17. What four countries are most responsible for the settlement of America?
England
France
Spain
Portugal
24. Who gave Columbus the money he needed?
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain.
12. What is the largest ocean?
Pacific
5. What are documents?
Writings
8. What is a large mass of land called?
Continent
9. What are the largest bodies of water called?
Ocean
10. How many oceans are there?
4
11. How many continents are there?
7
13. What do we call the story of what has happened in the life of a country or people?
History
14. What is the study of the earth's surfacce called ?
Geography
15. Who is responsible for the settlement of America?
Europe
18. Who discovered America?
Columbus
19. What is the old name for China?
Cathay
20. What is the old name for Japan?
Cipangu
21. What merchant had visited China?
Marco Polo
22. What was the river of China called?
Khan
23. Why did Columbus have trouble getting a crew?
The people were afraid and superstitious.
25. What were the names of Columbus's ships?
Nina
Pinta
Santa Maria
26. When did Columbus begin his trip?
October 12, 1492
28. Where did Columbus land?
San Salvador
29. Where did Columbus think he landed?
Asia or India
30. What did Columbus call the natives?
Indians
16. How many years ago were North America and South America discovered?
500
4. What two things does a nation have?
A government and a language
1. What is a pledge ?
A promise to do something
3. What are principles?
Truths
2. What is allegiance?
Devotion or loyalty
7. What four freedoms do all Americans have?
Freedom of speech
Fredom of the press
Freedom of assembly
Freedom of religion
6. What is liberty?
Freedom