Social study:Exploration Vocab

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Social study:Exploration Vocab
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  1. Caravel
    large ship with many sails
  2. Lateen sail
    Triangular sails that push a ship into wind
  3. Mutiny
    Rebellion
  4. Epidemic
    A quick spreading illness
  5. Viceroy
    Governors
  6. Navigator
    someone who directs the expedition
  7. Demarcation
    a line of division
  8. Conquistador
    Spanish explorers and conquerors
  9. Astrolabe
    a tool that tells you latitude line
  10. Mestizzo-race
    White+Indian=hispanic
  11. Cartographer
    map maker
  12. Identured servants
    People who worked for certain amount of years to pay off a debt
  13. Monopoly
    When a business has complete control of a product
  14. Circumnavigate
    to go all the way around
  15. Encomienda
    a reward of land to spanish conquistadors
  16. Mulatto-race
    White+black=mixed
  17. Plantation
    A large farm, included owner's house, slaves quarters
  18. Compass
    A tool to tell direction

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