The Inca Empire was located in modern day Peru.
Which explorer is given credit for being the first to sail around the world?
Ferdinand Magellan’s crew was the first to sail around (circumnavigate) the world.
Which explorer was the 2 nd person to circumnavigate the globe?
Sir Francis Drake was the 2 nd European explorer to sail around (circumnavigate) the world.
What was the significance of Drake’s accomplishment?
Sir Francis Drake’s voyage helped break the Portuguese monopoly of key sea routes.
Which French explorer looked for a northwest passage through North America to Asia?
Jaques Cartier looked for a northwest passage through North America to Asia. I wonder if this waterway goes all the way through the continent? Boy if it does, I would have found a brand new route to Asia!
The Columbian Exchange was the global transfer of plants, animals, and diseases that occurred during the European colonization the Americas. The New World The Old World Potatoes, corn, tomatoes, squash, beans, turkey, chocolate, tobacco, Horses, cows, pigs, sheep, goats, wheat, rice, diseases, alcohol, sugar cane
What new foods did Europeans gain from the Columbian Exchange?