WHAP vocab 14

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  1. Vasco de gama
    The Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama led an expedition at the end of the 15th century that opened the sea route to India by way of the Cape of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa.
  2. gold coast
    the Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa that became theindependent nation of Ghana in 1957
  3. calicut
    Kozhikode: an island in south east asia , Vasco de gama founed it and established a tradeing port
  4. Afonso de Albuquerque
    Portuguese admiral, the effective founder of the Portuguese Empire in the East.
  5. John Cabot
    • Italian navigator in theservice of England:
    • discoverer of North American mainlan
  6. Council of indies
    The Council of the Indies, officially, the Royal and Supreme Council of the Indie, was the most important administrative organ of the Spanish Empire, both in the Americas and in Asia, combining legislative, executive and judicial functions.
  7. Kilwa
    Kilwa Kisiwani, the oldest city in east african history, and was th trading center linking Arabia Gulf, Far East and Mainland Africa.
  8. Askia Muhammad
    emperor of the Songhai Empire in the late 15th century, the successor of Sunni Ali resulted in a rapid expansion of trade with Europe and Asia, the creation of many schools, and made Islam an integral part of the empire
  9. Cape of good hope
    on theAtlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. Key to trading in east
  10. Boers and Afikaans
    Afrikaners (including distinct Boer subgroup) are an Afrikaans-speaking ethnic group in Southern Africa. They are mainly of Dutch descent,
  11. Mwene Metapa
    used Porugal as ally to use against rivals; Portugal did not fallow treaty and was driven off plateau
  12. King Alfonso of Bkongo
    King Afonso I triumphed and Kongo became a Christian kingdom
  13. Angkor
    Hindu temple in Cambodia religious places
  14. Batik
    type of clothes used by the java people , hindu , dark colors
  15. VOC
    dutch east inda trading company , major control in south east asia trade

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