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This skill improved greatly during the Renaissance because of the interest in the writings of the Humanists as well as a desire for pictorial accuracy.
Device that allowed sailors to determine a ship’s latitude.
A ship improvement made in the 15th century was to reduce the ____ of ships..
This weapon was used on-board ships for the first time during the 15th century.
A ship improvement made during the 15th century was to move the location of the ______ to the stern.
Name for a Florentine coin.
Name for a Venetian coin.
One positive effect of the banks holding large sums of cash was
Could lend $$ to gov.
Lend $$ to joint-stock comp.
Prior to the standardization of money, how was the value of a coin determined?
By the amount
of precious metal
in the coin.
List 2 of the 3 reasons why Europeans were commercially and economically handicapped prior to the 15th century.
Scarcity of precious metals
Variety of coins in use
Lack of a fixed value of currency
What was 1 of the 2 reasons why governments became enthusiastic supporters of exploration and colonization?
Because the amount of wealth in the world was fixed, the only way for a nation to gain wealth was to
Gaining wealth by selling more goods than you buy in a foreign country is referred to as
List one positive effect of a favorable balance of trade.
Strengthen a country
What type of colonies were most desirable?
What was the name of the powerful banking family of Italy?
What material were astrolabes frequently made of?
What land did Marco Polo travel to?
Why did the Europeans not explore prior to the 15th century? List 1 of the 2 acceptable reasons.
How long did the “Era of Exploration”?
The address of the White House is. . .
Executive wing of the White House where the President’s office and the Cabinet room are located.
President to authorize the use of the word “White House” as the official title. It was in 1901.
President considered to the be the “The White House Ghost.”
Number of rooms in the White House. (We’ll give you a sludge factor of 10 on either side of the correct answer.)
Mickey Mouse’s dog.
Family dog of the Jetson family in the cartoon of the same name.
Pet greyhound of the Simpson family in the cartoon of the same name.
Cartoon Great Dane created by Hanna-Barbera.
Little Orphan Annie’s Dog.
Who was the famous
Banking family of Germany?