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Make Up for Test: DUE TOMORROW. NO EXCEPTIONS If you had a 70% or below: To receive up to an extra 20 points: Turn in a separate sheet of paper with the answers to the following question: 1. Why do you think you did so bad on the test? 2. What could you have done to be better prepared for the test? Then, from page 502, answer one question from each of the sections under “Main Idea”

2 Bell Ringer: What continents have a border on the Atlantic Ocean? North America South America Africa Europe

3 Chapter 20 What is the title of Section 1?
Spain Builds an American Empire Who are the main people in Section 1? Christopher Columbus Amerigo Vespucci Hernando Cortes Aztecs Francisco Pizarro Incas What are the main countries involved in Section 1? Spain and Central and South America

4 The Voyages of Columbus:
Christopher Columbus sets out to find a new trade route to Asia. He thought he had reached the West Indies and called the natives he met “los indios” He was really on an island in the Bahamas in the Caribbean.

5 Amerigo Vespucci landed on the east coast of South America.
He reported back to Portugal and told them that it was not a part of Asia but a “new” world. In 1507, a German mapmaker named the new continent “America” in honor of Amerigo Vespucci

6 Circumnavigate: To sail around completely.
Ferdinand Magellan, another explorer, set out with a fleet of 250 men and 5 ships. It took 3 years and in the end only 18 men and 1 ship survived, but they circumnavigated the world. Circumnavigate: To sail around completely. Circumnavigate: To sail around completely. Circumference: Distance around a circle

7 1. How many different voyages did Columbus make to the Americas?
four (4) 2. Which general region did the Spanish and Portuguese explore? The Spanish and Portuguese explored South and Central America. Where did the English, Dutch, and French explore? The English, Dutch, French and Spanish explored North America


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