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Caravel
a type of ship that used either square or lateen sails to travel long distances
Circumnavigation
a journey around the world by ship
Armada
a fleet of warships
Conquistador
a Spanish adventurer who came to the Americas in search of gold
Immunity
resistance to disease
Columbian Exchange
the movement of people, animals, plants, diseases, and ideas between Europe and the Amercas in the 1400 & 1500's
Encomienda
a system in which Native Americans had to work for European colonists and accept their religion
Coureurs de bois
runners of the woods refering to French trapers who traded with Native Americans