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US History chp1
US History chapter 1
How did the Native Americans get here?
possibly use the Bering Land Bridge (Russia to Alaska)
What compelled the Natives to do so?
they were following food
What is the Neolithic Revolution?
invention of farming
How did the Neolithic Revolution advance their civilizations?
food stability created civilizations, then art/music, math, written language
Why did the Vikings fail?
What developments in Europe allowed for expolration and colonization efforts?
one element- centralization of political powers
What motives drove the various expedition of Portugal?
portugal started going along the African coast
they made trading stations along the way
-diamonds, ivory, slaves
they were making money!!
Why were Ferdinand and Isabella so anxious to fund Columbus' expedition?
because when any person set foot on new land they were claimming it in the name of the Spanish Empire
What drove the Conquistadors' endeavors?
gold, they were always looking for gold
What elements of Spain's success encouraged other European nations to colonize?
Identify the Spanish expeditions of the Southwest US and their importance
What was the main export from the New World to France? How did this influence French realtions with the Indians?
French with Natives was about cooperation
Why did the English fail to colonize after the cabot expeditions?
Why did Henry VIII break from the Roman Catholic Church?
What factors made colonization of the new world become attractive to the English in the 1570s?
Why did Sir Humphrey Gilbert champion English colonization of the New World?
Erik the Red
Leif the Red
Sir Walter Raleigh