Date: 8/17/11 Welcome back lets warm up with 3 minutes of stretches.
Chapter #2 Section #1 • Please set up your paper in the T. • Vocabulary on the right: • Leif Eriksson • Henry the Navigator • Astrolabe • Caravels • Bartolomeu Dias • Vasco Da Gama
Study Questions • How did Leif Eriksson and his crew reach North America?(Page 38-39) • Why did the Vikings stay in North America for only a few years? (Page 38-39)
Study Questions • What economic reasons made Europeans eager to explore the world? (Page 39) • How might new ways to reach Asia break the monopolies the Asian Spice Merchants held? (Page 39)
Study Questions • Who was the first explorer to find a sea route from Europe to Asia? (Page 40) • How did the slave trade affect West Africa? (Page 41)