Social Studies Unit II: European Exploration

Question Answer
What changed the way of life for American Indians forever? Arrival of Europeans
Who established a settlement at Quebec and is known as the Father of New France? Samuel de Champlain
Who explored the southwestern United States while he was looking for seven cities of gold? Francisco Coronado
Who explored the west coast of Africa? Portuguese
Who explored eastern Canada (New Foundland) for England? His ship was lost at sea. John Cabot
Who claimed the Mississippi River Valley? Robert de La Salle
Who discovered the New World in 1492? Christopher Columbus
Why did early English colonists come to America? Establish settlements
What country did Columbus represent? Spain
What country did Francisco Coronado represent? Spain
What country did Samuel de Champlain represent? France
What country did Robert LaSalle represent? France
What country did John Cabot represent? England
Describe the cultural interaction between the Spanish and the Indians. Brought Christianity to the New WorldBrought diseases Conquered and enslaved Native Americans (American Indians)
Describe the cultural interaction between the French and the Indians. Established fur trading postsSpread ChristianityNetwork of forts
Describe the cultural interaction between the English and the American Indians. Establish settlementsLearned farming techniques from the American IndiansTraded (trading companies)
Name the three African Kingdoms. Ghana, Mali, Songhai
The three kingdoms are located ____________of the __________ near the __________. south Sahara Desert Niger River
List the obstacles faced by the European Explorers. Inaccurate maps/ fear of the unknown/ inadequate supplies/ crude navigational tools/ starvation/ disease
List the motivations of the European Explorers. Competition between European nations/ wealth from new lands/ belief in superiority of own culture/ spread of Christianity/ economic-gold, natural resources, trade/ gold, God , glory/ adventure
List the accomplishments faced by the European Explorers. Exchange of goods and ideas/ improved ship design/ claims to new territory/ improved navigational
Describe the cooperation between the Europeans and the American Indians. Trade/ metal farm tools/ crops/ weapons
Describe the areas of conflict between the Europeans and the American Indians. Land ownership/ competition for trade/ language differences
List the reason(s) for French colonization/migration. Fur trade
List the reason (s) for English colonization/migration. Trading companies Escape religious persecution
List the reason(s) for Spanish colonization/migration. Spread Christianity Gold, riches