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  1. Balboa (Spain) Cartier (France) CRCT Review Columbus (Spain) Cabot (England) Hudson (Dutch-Holland) Review 3 - Explorers Ponce de Leon (Spain)

  2. Where were the European explorers from? Where did they want to go? They did not find a shortcut to Asia. They found a new continent, America!

  3. Why did the European explorers go on dangerous explorations? • To find a shortcut to Asia • To claim more land for their country • To find gold and silver • To find more natural resources • To spread the Christian religion • For glory (It was exciting!)

  4. What were the opportunity costs of sending expeditions to the New World? • The rulers of Europe chose to spend money to explore. • Ships, supplies, and men (That’s a lot of money!) • What were their opportunity costs? • They could have chosen to spend the money on important things in Europe. • They could have chosen to use the ships to trade with other nearby countries. • Was it worth the money they spent? • The trips to the New World made the countries in Europe very rich and powerful. • YES, it was worth the opportunity costs. They chose to spend a lot of money and became very rich and powerful.

  5. 1. Which of the following was the 1st European explorer to see the Pacific Ocean? • Balboa • Ponce de Leon • Jacques Cartier • Hernan Cortes

  6. 1. Which of the following was the 1st European explorer to see the Pacific Ocean? • Balboa • Ponce de Leon • Jacques Cartier • Hernan Cortes

  7. 2. How many voyages did the explorer Christopher Columbus make to the Americas? • 1 • 2 • 3 • 4

  8. 2. How many voyages did the explorer Christopher Columbus make to the Americas? • 1 • 2 • 3 • 4

  9. 3. For the early European explorers in North America, which of the following provided the BEST means of transportation from one place to another? • railroads • canals • Horse-drawn wagons • rivers

  10. 3. For the early European explorers in North America, which of the following provided the BEST means of transportation from one place to another? • railroads • canals • Horse-drawn wagons • rivers

  11. 4. Which continent did many of the European voyages of discovery hope to reach? • Africa • Australia • South America • Asia

  12. 4. Which continent did many of the European voyages of discovery hope to reach? • Africa • Australia • South America • Asia

  13. 5. Which two explorers traveled to parts of what is now Canada? • Columbus and Balboa • Cabot and Pizarro • Cabot and Cartier • Cortez and Pizarro

  14. 5. Which two explorers traveled to parts of what is now Canada? • Columbus and Balboa • Cabot and Pizarro • Cabot and Cartier • Cortez and Pizarro

  15. 6. How did many American Indians cooperate with French explorers? • By growing crops such as corn • The fur trade • By building canoes • By exploring islands

  16. 6. How did many American Indians cooperate with French explorers? • By growing crops such as corn • The fur trade • By building canoes • By exploring islands

  17. 7. Juan Ponce de Leon was a North American explorer from which European country? • Italy • Spain • Portugal • France

  18. 7. Juan Ponce de Leon was a North American explorer from which European country? • Italy • Spain • Portugal • France

  19. 8. Which of the following European explorers was looking for the “Fountain of Youth”? • Cartier • Columbus • Ponce de Leon • Balboa

  20. 8. Which of the following European explorers was looking for the “Fountain of Youth”? • Cartier • Columbus • Ponce de Leon • Balboa

  21. 9. The European explorer who sailed to the Americas for the Dutch was __? • Jaques Cartier • Christopher Columbus • Henry Hudson • Balboa

  22. 9. The European explorer who sailed to the Americas for the Dutch was __? • Jaques Cartier • Christopher Columbus • Henry Hudson • Balboa

  23. 10. Which of the following did the European explorers NOT share with the Native American groups they encountered? • Respect for their tradition • The need to be self-sufficient • Ideas about owning land • Respect for family ties

  24. 10. Which of the following did the European explorers NOT share with the Native American groups they encountered? • Respect for their tradition • The need to be self-sufficient • Ideas about owning land • Respect for family ties

  25. 11. In economics, the term “opportunity cost” refers to __. • an import • an export • productivity • a trade-off

  26. 11. In economics, the term “opportunity cost” refers to __. • an import • an export • productivity • a trade-off