What are the (3) motivating factors for exploration?
Be able to read a quote and relate it to a topic we have discussed in class, examples below
“The seams of Pangaea were closing, drawn together by the sailmaker's needle. Chickens met kiwis, cattle met kangaroos, Irish met potatoes, Comanches met horses, Incas met smallpox—all for the first time."
“Those new regions [America] which we found and explored with the fleet . . . we may rightly call a New World . . . a continent more densely peopled and abounding in animals than our Europe or Asia or Africa; and, in addition, a climate milder than in any other region known to us.”
“I and my companions suffer from a disease of the heart which can be cured only with gold.”
“Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World”
Write the definitions for the following words:
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella Caravel Conquistador
Natural Resources Circumnavigate
Scurvy Middle Passage
Geography Transatlantic Slave Trade
Colony Encomienda System
TEST IS THIS THURSDAY!!