Abeka History Of Our United States 4th Grade Chapter 1-2

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Abeka History Of Our United States 4th Grade Chapter 1-2


 
  
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1
Who was the leader of the Aztec Indians in Mexico?
 
Montezuma
2
A spanish explorer that set out to conquer Mexico.
 
Hernando Cortes
3
A french explorer that gave France a claim to part of the New World?
 
Jacques Cartier
4
Who discovered the Grand Canyon while searching for the Seven Cities of Cibola?
 
Francisco de Coronado
5
Who discovered the Mississippi River which the Indians called the "Father of Waters"?
 
Hernando De Soto
6
English sea captains who raided Spanish boats were called "sea dogs".  Who was the most...
 
Sir Frances Drake
7
Where was the first Spanish settlement in North America?
 
St. Augustine, Florida
8
What was France's most important french settlement in the New World?
 
Quebec
9
Who helped found the first French settlement in America?
 
Champlain
10
What three counties had claims to the new world during the years of discovery?
 
France, Spain, England
11
What part of the New World was called "New France"?
 
Canada
12
Italian merchant who visited China and described its riches to Europe
 
Marco Polo
13
The largest ocean
 
Pacific
14
What is a body of land surrounded on three sides by water?
 
Peninsula
15
North America is located in what hemisphere?
 
Western
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An imaginary line that circles the earth halfway between the North and South Pole.
 
Equator
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Which country was the first to settle in the New World?
 
Spain
18
Which country sent "sea dogs" to raid Spanish ships?
 
England
19
Viking who was the first European to visit North America?
 
Leif Ericson
20
What do we call the story of what has happened in the life of a country or people?
 
History
21
Who discovered America? When?
 
Christopher Columbus 1492
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What was Columbus trying to find?
 
A short sea route to Asia.
23
What explorer claimed North America for England in 1497?
 
John Cabot
24
What explorer first called America a "New World"?
 
Americgo Vespucci
25
A large land mass is called what?
 
Continent
26
Study of the earth's surface is called
 
Geography
27
What is the largest island in the the world?
 
Greenland
28
What did the vikings call America?
 
Vinland
29
Explorer looking for the fountain of youth discovered what part of America?
 
Florida
30
Where did Columbus first land in the New World?
 
San Salvador
31
List the seven continents.
 
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Antarctica, Australia
32
Who discovered the Pacific Ocean and called it "The Great South Sea"?
 
Balboa
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Who was America named after?
 
Amerigo Vespucci
34
What Portuguese explorer first sailed around Africa to get to Asia?
 
Vasco da Gama
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What Spanish king and queen gave Columbus the money for his voyage?
 
King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
36
What three ships did Columbus use on first voyage?
 
Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria
37
Did Columbus know he discovered the New World?
 
No he thought it was the Indies.
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What did Columbus call the people he met in America?
 
Indians
39
List the four oceans
 
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic


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