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Double Jeopardy!! Technological Advances Economic Changes Mercantilism Potpourri The White House It’s a Dog eat Dog World Technological Advances Economic Changes Mercantilism Potpourri The White House It’s A Dog Eat Dog World $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $400

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Double

Jeopardy!!


Technological

Advances


Economic

Changes


Mercantilism


Potpourri


The

White

House


It’s a

Dog eat

Dog World


Technological

Advances

Economic

Changes

Mercantilism

Potpourri

The White

House

It’s A

Dog Eat

Dog World

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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.


Map

Making


Device that allowed sailors to determine a ship’s latitude.


Astrolabe


A ship improvement made in the 15th century was to reduce the ____ of ships..


Width


This weapon was used on-board ships for the first time during the 15th century.


Cannon


A ship improvement made during the 15th century was to move the location of the ______ to the stern.


Rudder


Name for a Florentine coin.


Florin


Name for a Venetian coin.


Ducat


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?


Dynastic Ambitions

Rivalries


Because the amount of wealth in the world was fixed, the only way for a nation to gain wealth was to


Take wealth

from another

country


Gaining wealth by selling more goods than you buy in a foreign country is referred to as


Favorable

Balance

Of Trade


List one positive effect of a favorable balance of trade.


Strengthen a country

Weaken rivals


What type of colonies were most desirable?


Those with

Gold

Or Silver!


What was the name of the powerful banking family of Italy?


The

Medici


Daily Double!!

What material were astrolabes frequently made of?


Brass

Or

Iron


What land did Marco Polo travel to?


CHINA


Why did the Europeans not explore prior to the 15th century? List 1 of the 2 acceptable reasons.


No Interest

No Ability


How long did the “Era of Exploration”?


400 years.


The address of the White House is. . .


1600

Pennsylvania

Ave.


Executive wing of the White House where the President’s office and the Cabinet room are located.


The

West

Wing


President to authorize the use of the word “White House” as the official title. It was in 1901.


Theodore

Roosevelt


President considered to the be the “The White House Ghost.”


Abraham

Lincoln


Daily

Double!!


Number of rooms in the White House. (We’ll give you a sludge factor of 10 on either side of the correct answer.) 


132

(122-

142)


Mickey Mouse’s dog.


Pluto


Family dog of the Jetson family in the cartoon of the same name.


Astro


Pet greyhound of the Simpson family in the cartoon of the same name.


“Santa’s

Little

Helper”


Cartoon Great Dane created by Hanna-Barbera.


Scooby

Doo


Little Orphan Annie’s Dog.


Sandy


Final

Jeopardy

Who was the famous

Banking family of Germany?


The

Fugger

Family


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