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US 1 mid-term study guide- Chapter 1 the Atlantic world Nomadic people who move around all the time looking for food Bering Strait body of water between lands ancestors of Native Americans crossed the land bridge to North America Land bridge ex before where people crossed over Middle ages was a time of Black Death Crusades series of wars undertaken by European Christians between the 11th and 14th cent To recover the Holy Land from the Muslims Renaissance a time of rebirth Monarch a govt when someone rules over a kingdom like a king or queen Compass advance of European technology helped on ships Printing press advance of European technology to print newspaper King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella gave Christopher Columbus money for coming to America Christopher Columbus discovered America Slavery Africans and Native Americans used as slaves Smallpox disease given to Native Americans Three Gs reasons for exploration are god glory and gold Columbian exchange It was a meeting of civilizations which previously had no idea of each others existence The long-term effects 61607Brought the potato the pineapple the turkey dahlias sunflowers magnolias maize chilies and chocolate across the Atlantic 61607 On the other hand tens of millions died in the pandemics of the 16th century victims of smallpox measles and the other diseases brought by Europeans and dont forget that the African slave trade was begun by the Europeans to replace the work force they had decimated Chapter 2 European colonization of the Americas Conquistador an adventurer military leader in the Spanish conquest of the New World in the 16th cent Francisco Pizarro the conqueror of Peru and Hern Cort the conqueror of Mexico were the greatest of the conquistadors The name is frequently used to mean any daring ruthless adventurer Colony British colonies that became 13 states of United States group of people who leave their native country to form in a new land a settlement subject to
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