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Chapter 2 Section 2 European Competition in North America P. 5/ P. 55 A.Finding Main Ideas As you read this section, answer the questions next to the time.

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1 Chapter 2 Section 2 European Competition in North America P. 5/ P. 55 A.Finding Main Ideas As you read this section, answer the questions next to the time Why did these explorers search for the Northwest Passage? To find quick route to Asia, get trade goods early European leaders paid for as part of competition against one another for colonies and wealth 2. What caused the conflicts between the English, French, and Spanish? Cabot looks for Northwest Passage on behalf of England Jacques Cartier explores St. Lawrence River for France Verrazzano searches for Northwest Passage on behalf of France.

2 Chapter 2 Section 2 European Competition in North America P. 5/ P. 55 A.Finding Main Ideas As you read this section, answer the questions next to the time Why did these explorers search for the Northwest Passage? To find quick route to Asia, get trade goods early European leaders paid for as part of competition against one another for colonies and wealth 2. What caused the conflicts between the English, French, and Spanish? Competition over wealth & power Religious differences Cabot looks for Northwest Passage on behalf of England Jacques Cartier explores St. Lawrence River for France Verrazzano searches for Northwest Passage on behalf of France.

3 3. What led to the destruction of the Spanish Armada? England had smaller, faster, better armed ships A storm helped 1564 Spanish destroy French fort in Florida English Navy destroys Spanish Armada. 4.What was the goal of the colonies of Quebec and New Amsterdam? 1608 Champlain founds Quebec Dutch establish New Amsterdam on Manhattan Island B. Summarizing Identify or define each of the following: Spanish Armada New France

4 3. What led to the destruction of the Spanish Armada? England had smaller, faster, better armed ships A storm helped 1564 Spanish destroy French fort in Florida English Navy destroys Spanish Armada.. 4.What was the goal of the colonies of Quebec and New Amsterdam? Small trading posts 1608 Champlain founds Quebec Dutch establish New Amsterdam on Manhattan Island B. Summarizing Identify or define each of the following: Spanish Armada New France N.A. colony est. by French at Quebec

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