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CHAPTER 1: THREE OLD WORLDS CREATE A NEW, 1492-1600 GUIDED READING QUESTIONS 57 terms Introduction Know: Old World, New World Are the terms old world and new world biased? Old World : Europeans fleeing poverty & religious persecution. New World: North America 1. What conditions existed in what is today the United States that made it "fertile ground" for a great nation? Abundant natural resources Prior inhabitance & cultivation of the land by the Native Americans The Shaping of North America Know: Great Basin: Lake Bonneville covering most of Idaho & Utah today-it drained into the Pacific- drained the west through the Snake River & Columbia River system. Lake Bonneville’s beaches are visible 1,000 ft.…show more content…
Most were professional soldiers & sailors. The rest were peasants ans artisans. Treaty of Tordesillas: 1494 Treaty to discovery of Columbus dividing land b/t Spain and Portugal. Most of the land went to Spain, but Portugal got more land in Africa. Vasco Nunez Balboa: Spanish discoverer of Pacific Ocean of Pananma 1513 & claimed washed by that sea. Ferdinand Magellan: Sailed around the world Juan Ponce de Leon: Sailed to FL Francisco Coronado: From Mexico east through AZ & NM. He encountered the Pueblos Hernando de Soto: From the East crossed the Mississippi. Particularly brutal to Native Am. Francisco Pizarro: Destroyed the Incas in 1532. Encomienda: Basically enslavement of the natives in return for conversion to Christianity 9. Were the conquistadors great men? Explain. They were great at destroying the existence of native societies of the Americas Makers of America: The Spanish Conquistadors Know: Granada: Moorish stronghold in Spain (city) 1492 it fell to the Spanish after a 10 year siege. For 500 years the Christian kingdoms of Spain had been attempting to rid the area of the North African Muslims Moors: North African Muslims "Reconquista": Ended as a result of Moorish defeat……. The religious zealotry & intolerance of the Spanish was now
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