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Ch. 1 Causes for Exploration of the New World(1492-1700). By Matthew Pippin. Series of wars fought in the Middle Ages by Christians to conquer the Holy land from the Muslims. Crusades. European period of renewed interest in the sciences, art , and literature. Renaissance.

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Ch 1 causes for exploration of the new world 1492 1700

Ch. 1 Causes for Exploration of the New World(1492-1700)

  • By Matthew Pippin


Series of wars fought in the middle ages by christians to conquer the holy land from the muslims

Series of wars fought in the Middle Ages by Christians to conquer the Holy land from the Muslims

  • Crusades


European period of renewed interest in the sciences art and literature

European period of renewed interest in the sciences, art , and literature.

  • Renaissance


Began the movement to reform the catholic church

Began the movement to reform the Catholic Church

  • Martin Luther


Ch 1 causes for exploration of the new world 1492 1700

16th Century movement resulting in the separation of the Protestant churches from the Roman Catholic Church.

  • Reformation


Ch 1 causes for exploration of the new world 1492 1700

An explorer representing Spain who set out to find a new route to Asia in 1492 and marked the beginning of European Colonization.

  • Christopher Columbus


Exchange of crops plants animals and diseases between europeans and native americans

Exchange of crops, plants, animals and diseases between Europeans and Native Americans

  • Colombian Exchange


Spanish explorers and soldiers who conquered native american empires

Spanish explorers and soldiers who conquered Native American empires.

  • Conquistadors


Spanish explorer who conquered the aztecs in mexico

Spanish explorer who conquered the Aztecs in Mexico

  • Hernando Cortez


Searched for seven cities of gold in present day southwestern united states

Searched for “Seven Cities of Gold” in present-day southwestern United States.

  • Francisco Coronado


Conquered incas in peru with metal clad soldiers

Conquered Incas in Peru with metal-clad soldiers

  • Francisco Pizarro


Searched for gold in the present day southeastern u s and discovered the mississippi river

Searched for gold in the present-day southeastern U.S. and discovered the Mississippi River.

  • Hernando de Soto


Desoto s path

Desoto’s path


Searched for fountain of youth in florida

Searched for “Fountain of Youth” in Florida

Juan Ponce de Leon


Ponce de leon s travels

Ponce de Leon’s travels


Economic policy which favors exports over imports to increase a nation s gold reserves

Economic policy which favors exports over imports to increase a nation’s gold reserves.

  • Mercantilism


First city founded by europeans in north america

First city founded by Europeans in North America

  • St. Augustine


A private company that sells shares to investors

A private company that sells shares to investors

  • Joint-stock company


Colonial government made of elected representatives

Colonial government made of elected representatives

  • House of Burgesses


Large estate farmed by many workers

Large estate farmed by many workers

  • Plantation


Ch 1 causes for exploration of the new world 1492 1700

People who signed a contract to work for a certain length of time in exchange for passage to the colonies.

  • Indentured servants


Colonial trade routes between the caribbean new england and africa

Colonial trade routes between the Caribbean, New England, and Africa.

  • Triangular Trade


Agreement that the pilgrims signed before landing at plymouth

Agreement that the Pilgrims signed before landing at Plymouth

  • Mayflower Compact


First successful english colony in present day u s

First successful English Colony in present day U.S.

  • James Town


Summary of factors leading to new world exploration

Summary of factors leading to New World Exploration

  • 1. The Crusades increased European desire for Asian spices and cloth

  • 2. Europeans desired new trade routes to Indian and China

  • 3. Navigation skills improved

  • 4. Methods of Warfare improved

  • 5. Leaders desired more land and power

  • 6. People were searching for religious freedom.


First attempt by the english to colonize the new world

First attempt by the English to colonize the new world.

  • Roanoke or also called the Lost Colony


Ch 2 the revolutionary and the war of 1812

Ch. 2 The Revolutionary and the War of 1812


Act that required the colonist to only trade with great britain

Act that required the colonist to only trade with Great Britain

  • Navigation Act


Search warrants that gave customs officials the right to search anywhere for illegal goods

Search warrants that gave customs officials the right to search anywhere for illegal goods.

  • Writs of assistance


Conflict between french and british in north america also called the seven years war

Conflict between French and British in North America also called the Seven Years War.

  • French and Indian War


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