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

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


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