History Chapters 1 & 2

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History Chapters 1 & 2
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Columbus discovers the New World
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  1. Who was the man that discovered the New World in 1492?
    Christopher Columbus
  2. Where did Columbus first land?
    San Salvador
  3. Who was the first explorer to see the Pacific Ocean?
    Balboa
  4. Marco Polo, the Italian merchant, visited what country and described that countries riches to Europe?
    China
  5. What explorer discovered the Mississippi River?
    De Soto
  6. Champlain was the French explorer that founded what country?
    Quebec
  7. The Aztec Indians lived in what country?
    Mexico
  8. Ponce de Leon was the explorer who founded what state while searching for the "Fountain of Youth"?
    Florida
  9. How many continents are there?
    Seven
  10. How many oceans are there?
    Four
  11. What continent is responsible for the settlement of the New World?
    Europe
  12. Asia is the continent that what explorer hoped to reach when he sailed west?
    Columbus
  13. What hemisphere is America located in?
    Western
  14. What is the name of a body of land that is surrounded by three sides of water?
    Peninsula
  15. Which ocean is the largest?
    Pacific
  16. What country is responsible for the settlement of St. Augustine?
    Spain
  17. Which is the largest continent?
    Asia
  18. France made friends with the Indians and traded what with them?
    Furs
  19. Did Portugal claim land in North America?
    No
  20. What country did Vasa da Gama sail around Africa to find?
    India
  21. What was Frances Drake's nickname as he raided Spanish ships?
    Sea Dog
  22. What did Coronado discover?
    Grand Canyon
  23. What country was first called New France or Vinland?
    Canada
  24. What is the name of the person America is named after?
    Amerigo Vespucci
  25. What are the names of the four oceans?
    Pacific, Arctic, Indian, Atlantic
  26. What are the names of the seven continents?
    Asia, North America, South America, Europe, Antarctica, Africa, Australia

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