• Early America Worksheet and quiz 1

    NAME:…………………………………………

    Date: …………………………….

    Questions:

    1. ……………………………………………………………..started a navigation school in the mid-1400s.
    2. In 1488, ………………………………… sailed around the Cape of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa.
    3. Vasco de Gama traveled all the way around the Cape and landed in India in …………………..
    4. Francisco Pizarro attacked the Inca Empire in………………………………………………….
    5. ……………………………………………………….approved the Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494. 
    6. …………………………………………………..founded the first French trading post in Quebec in 1609.
    7. ………………………………………………………searched for “cities of gold” throughout the Southwest but he never found any.
    8. John Cabot explored the east coast for English settlements in………………………………
    9. ………………………………………………..invented the mariner’s astrolabe.
    10. Leif Erikson was the son of the legendary Viking explorer,………………………………………… 

    Answers:

    1. Prince Henry of Portugal
    2. Bartholomew Dias
    3. 1498
    4. 1532
    5. Pope Julius II
    6. Samuel de Champlain
    7. Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
    8. 1497
    9. The Portuguese
    10. Erik the Red