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Plate Tectonics. Moving Continents? The idea that the Earths crust is not completely stable is not new. The idea that the Earths crust is not completely.

in 1620 Francis Bacon noted the similarity of the coastlines of Africa and South America. Way back in 1620 Francis Bacon noted the similarity of the coastlines of Africa and South America. In the 1800’s Antonio Snider-Pelligrini noticed similar fossil plants in /mid-ocean ridges (young) Oceanic crust is created at mid-ocean ridges (young) Destroyed at trenches near continents (old) Destroyed at trenches near continents (old) This means that ocean crust is created in the middle of the ocean, being pushed to /


GEOLOGY Chapter 10 Plate Tectonics 10.1 Drifting Continents.

(bottom right) was a freshwater reptile (the type of rock in which it is found indicates so) found in both South America and Africa. Evidence For Continental Drift Glossopteris (left) is a fossil seed fern found today on a variety of widely separated continents with much different climates. Glossopteris (left) is a fossil seed fern found today on a variety of widely separated/


Plate Tectonics. Earth’s Drifting Continents The theory of continental drift stated by AlfredWegener, a German meteorologist Earth once had a single landmass.

plate pushes up and folds the continental crust on the edge of the continental plate and forms mountain ranges such as the Andes of South America. These mountains can have active volcanoes in them Convergent Plate Boundaries Ocean to Continent This type of convergent boundary creates a deep-sea trench where one plate bends and sinks beneath the other, creating a volcanic mountain/


NAME THAT CONTINENT. Activity 1. Globe vs. Map If you could flatten the globe, it would look something like this.

forest where it rains a lot of the time, the Amazon rain forest. It belongs on the continent of South America. Tape the rainforest to South America. Activity 2. The Continents: Which is Which? (Have out pictures from yesterday and pg. 7 or 9 in workbook – Tape pictures to continents)  Find the picture of the snow and ice that covers all the land and rocks. All the/


CONTINENTS AND OCEANS NOTES. CONTINENTS  There are seven continents and 4 Oceans on the earth.  A continent is a great landmass.  From largest to smallest.

a great landmass.  From largest to smallest in size: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.  Population: Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, South America, Australia, and Antarctica.  Four Oceans are: Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean and the Arctic Ocean World Population What are Continents? EARTH’S LAND AND WATER  Earth’s surface is 71% water and 29% land EARTH’S WATER  Earth’s/


North America South America Europe Africa Asia Australia Antarctica Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Pacific Ocean Arctic Ocean.

THE LARGE BODIES OF SALT WATER INTO WHICH THE GREAT OCEAN IS DIVIDED NORTH AMERICA CONTINENT CONTAINING MEXICO, US, AND CANADA SOUTH AMERICA CONTINENT SOUTH OF NORTH AMERICA CONTAINING 13 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING BRAZIL, PERU, AND VENEZUELA LATIN/CENTRAL AMERICA DEPENDING ON RESOURCE WILL BE LISTED ALONE, WITH NORTH AMERICA, OR WITH SOUTH AMERICA EUROPE CONTINENT EAST OF NORTH AMERICA AND WEST OF ASIA. THE NUMBER OF COUNTRIES VARIES BY RESOURCE, BUT INCLUDES ITALY/


Name: _________________ Continents/Oceans/ Regions Pre-Test.

Asia Australia Antarctica Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Pacific Ocean Arctic Ocean CONTINENT CONTINUOUS MASS OF LAND NORTH AMERICA CONTINENT CONTAINING MEXICO, US, AND CANADA SOUTH AMERICA CONTINENT SOUTH OF NORTH AMERICA CONTAINING 13 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING BRAZIL, PERU, AND VENEZUELA EUROPE CONTINENT EAST OF NORTH AMERICA AND WEST OF ASIA. INCLUDES ITALY, FRANCE, AND GREAT BRITAIN. ASIA LARGEST CONTINENT LOCATED EAST OF EUROPE CONTAINING COUNTRIES LIKE CHINA, JAPAN, INDIA AFRICA/


GEO 3116: REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT GEOGRAPHY OF AMERICA Lecture notes.

GEOGRAPHY OF AMERICA Lecture notes INTRODUCTION ■ America usually refers to either ■ The Americas, a landmass comprising North and South America ■ The United States, a country in North America ■ The terminology of the America’s is complex, but “Anglo-America" can describe Canada and the U.S., while ‘Latin America" comprises Mexico and the countries of Central America and the Caribbean, as well as the entire continent of South America. ■ South and North America are sometimes/


Columbian Exchange Cards. West to East Turkey Biome: Forest Continent: North America Brought by Spanish to Europe Came with Pilgrims to Plymouth Proposed.

html http://aggie- horticulture.tamu.edu/archives/parsons/publications/v egetabletravelers/tomato.html Potato Biome: Grasslands (Mtn) Continent: South America Incan Empire main food source High in calories, easy to cook Where might this plant thrive in the E/http://healthliteracy.worlded.org/docs/tobacco/Unit1/2history _of.html Capsicum (Chili Peppers) Biome: Forests (Rain) Continent: South America High levels of Vitamin C boost immune system Tarahumara people believed refusing to eat chilis meant you were a/


Chapter 7: India and China Establish Empires Chapter 8: African Civilizations Chapter 9: The Americas: A Separate World.

crossed Berringia following herds of big game, such as wooly mammoths.  The American continents include North and South America. They are connected and span two hemispheres, from the frigid Arctic Circle in the north to the icy waters / to develop? 3. What were some similarities between the Olmec and Zapotec cultures? Chavin  The first influential civilization in South America, the Chavin inhabited the Andes mountains in northern and central Peru, flourishing from 900 to 200 B.C. They built /


Unit 3 Geography- Continent Power Point

between Australia and Antarctica? LOOK for the Kangaroo and the Ant. Australia Antarctica Europe Europe has ”the boot” (Italy). Can you match the boot? Asia Africa Name the Continent Australia North America Africa Asia South America Antarctica Europe Where do I go ? Did you know that… The Earths total land mass is about 29.2% of its total surface. Water covers approximately 70.8/


Lecture Notes By Dr. Fernando A. Rodriguez

Human Sequence Mestizos Racial mix of Spanish and Indian cultures, this group forms 85 to 90 percent of all of the people of South America. The mestizo is fundamentally the “Matrix of South America.” Cultural Fragmentation South America is a continent of plural societies where Amerindians of different cultures, Europeans from Iberia, blacks from Africa, and Asians from India, Japan, and Indonesia cultures form a mosaic of/


Master Flowchart The West Unit 2. Classical South and East Asia

foreign influence Less progressive & more inward looking Thriving trade, dev. of credit, paper $, & better rice agr. In S South China’s prominence Literature & painting, which. showed Taoist influence in its excellent landscapes Corruption & neglect of flood control & irrigation Famine/ to Asia, backs Columbus who discovers America instead Fearing Spain will reach India 1st, Port. sends Vasco da Gama around Afr. To India (1498) Spain, realizing this is a new continent, tries to find way through or /


Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America (1835)

supporter of Jacksonian Democracy Was prolific writer, including his book History of the United States of America, from the discovery of the American continent Main Points Bancroft stresses the wisdom of the majority. “The many are wiser than the few/ Main Point: We should concentrate on work and progress. Blacks and whites need stop fighting, agitating and relocating. The South will progress if we work together. We only hurt ourselves by fighting. Brooker T. Washington, Atlantic Exposition Address (1895/


Let’s Travel to South America WE WILL STUDY ABOUT  The people  The animals  The history.

. Other major rivers include the Orinoco, Paraguay, Paraná, and Uruguay. Parts of the Andes have many lakes. In addition, vast marshes are found in many low- lying parts of the continent.  Most of South America has a tropical climate. In the tropical rain forests of the north and east, it is hot and rainy year-round. Parts of central/


Continents and Oceans Jeopardy Game Take the Challenge!!!

land masses of the earth, usually regarded as including Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America Continents for 200 What is the largest continent? A.AfricaAfrica B.North AmericaNorth America C.South AmericaSouth America D.AsiaAsia Continents for 300 What continent includes Canada, Mexico, and the United States? A.North AmericaNorth America B.AntarcticaAntarctica C.AsiaAsia D.AfricaAfrica Oceans for 100 What is the smallest ocean? A.Pacific/


Continents of the World 4 th Grade Geography Introduction Countries of Each Continent m#.UYArl7Wkr8Q

http://www.worldatlas.com/webi mage/countrys/na.htm http://www.worldatlas.com/webi mage/countrys/na.htm South America History of South America http://history.howstuffworks.com/south- american-history/history-of-south- america.htm http://history.howstuffworks.com/south- american-history/history-of-south- america.htm Size 4 th Largest Continent 387 Million People 12 Countries Features Tropical Climate Portuguese and Spanish Main Languages More Information http://www.infoplease/


 A. Which continents do you know? There are seven continents in the world. Can you name them by size?

fresh water is in Antarctica? 70 Percent  4-How much of the ice in the world is in Antarctica?   1-What is Antarctica? A continent  2-What are the other six continents?  Africa,Asia,Australia,Europe,North America,and South America  3-How much of the world’s fresh water is in Antarctica? 70 Percent  4-How much of the ice in the world is/


Explorers Social Studies How Europeans saw the world People only knew of three continents—Europe, Africa, and Asia. People only knew of three continents—Europe,

he had found a continent new to the Europeans called……. But failed to find the riches of Asia. He never knew that he had found a continent new to the Europeans called……. The new continent …….America!!!! …….America!!!! Named after the / to Asia, Africa and part of South America. Portugal controlled routes to Asia, Africa and part of South America. Spain claimed Central America and the rest of South America. Spain claimed Central America and the rest of South America. Therefore everyone else went north to seek/


SOUTH AMERICA THE NEW WORLD….. 12 Nations and 3 territories.

industry is an important part of the economy; 12 % GDP Coffee, sugarcane, tobacco and many other agricultural products are exported from South America Mining industry attract a lot of money in exploration Fifty percent of the area is forest and the continent has a rich marine life yet fishing and forestry are still small and usually cater to domestic market Some hardwoods and/


STUDENTS ARE ABLE TO IDENTIFY A CONTINENT AS A LARGE LAND MASS AND AN OCEAN AS A LARGE BODY OF WATER.

MASS AND AN OCEAN AS A LARGE BODY OF WATER. TABLE OF CONTENTS  Continents and Oceans  Continents Picture  Oceans Picture  Continents and Oceans Labeled Picture  North AmericaSouth America  Europe  Asia  Africa  Australia  Antarctica  Continents and Oceans Video and Pictures  Our Earth is made up of seven continents and five oceans.  The continents include  North AmericaSouth America  Europe  Asia  Australia  Africa  Antarctica  The Oceans Include  Pacific Ocean  Atlantic Ocean/


Global Features. Q1. Identify the continent marked with a tick. Africa Antarctica Asia Oceania Europe North America South America.

with a tick. Africa Antarctica Asia Oceania Europe North America South America Q2. Identify the continent marked with a tick. Africa Antarctica Asia Oceania Europe North America South America Q3. Identify the continent marked with a tick. Africa Antarctica Asia Oceania Europe North America South America Q4. Identify the continent marked with a tick. Africa Antarctica Asia Oceania Europe North America South America Q5. Identify the continent marked with a tick. Africa Antarctica Asia Oceania Europe/


Interesting FACTS 7 CONTINENTS & 5 OCEANS FEW FACTS The seven continents are the seven main land areas on the Earth. Some are joined to each other,

can remember this mnemonic device called an acrostic then it is easy remember all Continents names as the first letter of each word corresponds with the first letter of a continent. These continents are: Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Australia, Antarctica, Africa! FEW FACTS It is believed that in past, all continents were joined, this land area was called Pangaea.This area started to break up/


Label the seven continents and four oceans. Name: _________________ Continents/Oceans/ Regions Pre-Test.

GREAT OCEAN IS DIVIDED NORTH AMERICA CONTINENT CONTAINING MEXICO, US, AND CANADA SOUTH AMERICA CONTINENT SOUTH OF NORTH AMERICA CONTAINING 13 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING BRAZIL, PERU, AND VENEZUELA EUROPE CONTINENT EAST OF NORTH AMERICA AND WEST OF ASIA. INCLUDES ITALY, FRANCE, AND GREAT BRITAIN. ASIA LARGEST CONTINENT LOCATED EAST OF EUROPE CONTAINING COUNTRIES LIKE CHINA, JAPAN, INDIA Continents and Oceans- Notes AFRICA CONTINENT LOCATED SOUTH OF EUROPE, INCLUDING COUNTRIES OF SOUTH AFRICA, EGYPT, AND LYBIA/


Review In our introduction lesson, we learned the location of the seven continents and the five oceans. Remember, all of the worlds land is located somewhere.

the Western Hemisphere and the Northern Hemisphere. If we travel south to the continent of South America, we stay in the Western Hemisphere. Notice that the equator runs through South America. Therefore, South America is located in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, making the continent a part of three different hemispheres. Even further south, across the Southern Ocean, lies the continent of Antarctica. Antarctica is also a part of three/


Latin America No fancy subtitles because it would probably come across racist!

from the Rio Grande river in Mexico to Cape Horn at the bottom of South America. 2 separate regions: – 1. Central(Middle America) Includes Mexico, the 7 countries of Central America, and the Caribbean Islands – 2. South America. Includes the 12 independent countries and 2 foreign territories. Brazil covers over ½ of the S. America continent. Major Landforms Much of the area is covered by mountains and highlands. – La/


Plate Tectonics. Alfred Wegener Proposed hypothesis in 1915 Published The Origin of Continents and Oceans Continental drift hypothesis Supercontinent.

area D)All of the above Watch Pangaea Breakup 200 Million Years Ago to present Which continent moves the farthest during the breakup of Pangaea? A)North America B)South America C)Africa D)India E)Australia Which continent moves the farthest during the breakup of Pangaea? A)North America B)South America C)Africa D)India E)Australia Ocean opens between rigid plates But oceans are parts/


Continent of Diversity. South America is the fourth largest continent in physical size and has the fifth largest population (about 400 million people).

American isthmus. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. The southern most point of South America is only 500 miles north of Antarctica. South America is one of the most biodiverse continents on earth—it has a wide range of plants, animals, and climate zones, from the largest rainforest to the driest desert. Atacama Desert/


The United States of America Today

as many economic reasons: Thus the Americans of the 19th century thought that America was the ‘Promised Land’ and that they were following God’s will when they cultivated and civilized the whole continent. They saw there task in creating a land of freedom and democracy for/ government. 1. Location: Washington DC is located near the middle of the eastern coast of the USA. It is 230 miles south of New York City, less than an hours drive from Baltimore and more than two hours from Philadelphia. The city is near/


Drifting Continents and Spreading Seas The Road To Plate Tectonics.

and cartographers as early as the 1500s saw that Africa appeared to tuck in neatly against the coasts of North and South America In fact, all of the continents can be arranged to join with nearly no overlap or gaps. Coincidence? Wegener thought not. What evidence did Wegener have to support his hypothesis? What other evidence did Wegener have /


7th Grade UBD - Unit 7 – The Americas

of animals of any country in the world. It is most well known for its dense forests and the Amazon, the worlds largest jungle. Key Ideas- South America South America is the fourth largest continent in size and the fifth largest in population. Almost half of South America’s area as well as its population are located in Brazil. Rapid urban growth continues to mark much of/


Spaceship Earth An Ever Changing World. The half-Earth as seen by Mars Global Surveyor. An overlay shows the continents North and South America at the.

An Ever Changing World The half-Earth as seen by Mars Global Surveyor. An overlay shows the continents North and South America at the time of the exposure. Credit: NASA/JPL The Earth and Moon Viewed from Mars /subduction zones along the eastern coasts of North America and South America will begin to consume the ocean floor separating North America from Africa. About 100 million years from now the present-day Mid-Atlantic Ridge will be subducted and the continents will come closer together. "Pangea Ultima" /


Continents and Oceans.

in Alaska, 20,322ft (6,194m) Lowest Point: Death Valley in California, -282 ft (-86m) below sea level South America Geography Facts: South America, the planets 4th largest continent, includes (12) independent countries and (3) major territories; the Falkland Islands, Galapagos Islands and French Guiana. The continent contains the worlds highest waterfall, Angel Falls in Venezuela; the largest river (by volume), the Amazon River; the longest/


Continents and Oceans.

square miles and has an average depth of 3,953 feet. The Seven Continents North America South America Europe Asia Africa Australia Antarctica North America North America is made up of four countries: Canada, The United States, Mexico, and Greenland. North America is cold in the north and warm in the south Buffalo live in North America South America South America is made up of twelve countries. People there speak mostly Spanish The/


Discovering… SOUTH AMERICA

Italian explorer, Amerigo Vespucci’s first name. New World:  is one of the names used specifically for America and the region south of America was then called South America. The term originated in the late 15th century, when America had been recently discovered by European explorers. South America  is a continent located in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere.It can also be considered as a subcontinent/


The 7 Continents.

speak either English, Spanish, or French. North America was named after Amerigo Vespucci. North America is the only continent to have every type of climate. North America South America South America is the 4th largest continent. South America ranks 5th in population. The estimated population is around 386 million. South America is home to many of the Earth’s most amazing landforms. Amazing features of South America S.A. is home to the worlds tallest/


Continents and Oceans Lisa Oberholtzer After viewing a PowerPoint presentation, students will Identify and name the seven continents, given a map, students.

one third of the earth is made up of land areas. The large land areas are called continents. There are seven continents The Seven Continents The seven continents are Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Antarctica. The Seven Continents North America Europe Asia South America Africa Australia Antarctica Oceans About two thirds of the earth is covered by water. Oceans are the largest areas of water on the/


The Seven Continents How they are different Land and Water The Earth is mostly water ¾ of the Earth is covered in water The big bodies of water on Earth.

on Earth are called continents Seven Continents North America South America Europe Asia Africa Australia Antarctica North America This is the continent we live on The USA, Mexico, and Canada are the three biggest countries in North America North America is cold in the north and warm in the south Buffalo live in North America People in North America came here from many other continents Civilizations: Early Humans, Maya, Aztecs South America The biggest country/


The History of the Earth The evolution of the continents.

available at: Cambrian Period Gondwanaland: a supercontinent made up of South America, Africa, Australia, Antarctica, India and portions of other continents. Located near the south pole. Extensive glaciers covered much of Gondwanaland. Part of Nova Scotia was Attached /. The Rocky Mountains began to rise up and shallow seas moved both north and south across much of central North America. Cretaceous Period Continents continued to move apart. The Rocky Mountains went through a major period of construction /


Historical Figures Late 1500s  Abraham Ortelius was the first one to imagine the continents were joined together before drifting to their present positions.

day climates. The same type of plant cannot exist in such extreme climate variations, supporting continental drift Rock Sequences Many continents in the southern hemisphere exhibited very similar rock and fossil sequences. Some similar rock sequences can be found in India, South Africa, South America, Australia, Antarctica, Madagascar, and Falkland Islands He named this the “Gondwana Sequence” Rock Sequences Similar Geologic Structures Geologic structures/


AMERICA SOLIDARITY Foundation Working to Globalize Solidarity En alianza con:

, Early Childhood Centers Chile: AGCI, Integra, Junji International Orgs: IDB, America Solidarity II.- Example of Cooperation: Public / Social Internationalization Technical Cooperation Program South-South: “Access to development opportunities in poor communities based on the work of young professionals at the regional and national level” OVERCOMING POVERTY FOUNDATION AMERICA SOLIDARITY FOUNDATION AN ALLIANCE FOR OUR CONTINENT OVERCOMING POVERTY FOUNDATION: Founded in 1995, it seeks to contribute/


Continental Drift. What is continental drift? 1912 Alfred Wegener Hypothesized that- the continents are moving = Continental drift all continents once.

? 1912 Alfred Wegener Hypothesized that- the continents are moving = Continental drift all continents once formed a supercontinent = Pangaea  Many pieces of evidence suggest that Pangaea existed… How do South America and Africa fit together? (Evidence #1) S. America’s east coast fits like a puzzle piece with Africa’s west coast How do South America and Africa fit together? Evidence #1 South America’s east coast fits like a/


Plate Tectonics and Global Glaciation Tectonic plate motions move the continents and determine the form of the ocean basins. Paleoclimatologists have suggested.

its own unique fauna. Closer faunal relationships existed between continental land masses that remained contiguous for longer time periods, such as Africa-South America and North America-Eurasia. About 240 M.Y. ago the super-continent Pangaea began to break-up. Note the latitudinal distribution of the continental land masses and configuration of the ocean basins. An equatorial current existed along the Tethyan Seaway/


Let’s See The Seven Continents BY SHAWN DANIAL LOPEZ DON RAE.

are the largest land animals in North America. Some counties in north America have snow. SOUTH AMERICA North from north America east from Africa. 346million people live in south America. South America is the fourth biggest country in world. Guanco, spectaled bear. Chocolate was made from a cacao tree in south America,brazil,and Columbia. ANTARCTICA Antarctica is South of Africa Antarctica is the 5th biggest continent in the world Penguins, seals, orcas/


Geography An Introduction to the Study of the Earth BELLRINGER #1 1.How many continents are there? 2. How many oceans are there?

. –Africa –Antarctica –Asia –Australia –Europe –North AmericaSouth America Continents Each continent is further divided into separate countries, and each country has its own states and cities. Example: –North America (Continent) –United States (Country) –Louisiana (State) –Baton Rouge (City) North America What are some of the countries that are in North America? –USA –Mexico –Canada South America What are some countries in South America? –Brazil –Argentina –Peru –Chile Africa What are some countries/


WIND AND OCEAN CIRCULATION Continent/ Ocean contrasts Land/Sea Breeze Wind Circulation Ocean Currents.

Stream Canary Current WEST COAST Brazilian Current Benguela Current Labrador/ Greenland Current North Atlantic Drift West Wind Drift At these latitudes there is no continent to contrast so winds circle globe PACIFIC EAST COAST WEST COAST North America South America Asia Australia Antarctica PACIFIC EAST COAST WEST COAST Kuroshio Current California Current PACIFIC EAST COAST WEST COAST Kuroshio Current California Current East Australian Current/


 Oceania, the planets smallest continent with 14 countries.  Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, as well as the thousands of coral atolls and.

Papua New Guinea.  AustraliaPalau  Fiji Papua New Guinea  Kiribati Samoa  Marshall Islands Solomon Island  Micronesia Tonga  NauruTuvalu  New Zealand Vanuatu Africa ( 54 ), Europe (49), Asia (44 ), North America (23), Oceania (14), South America (12), Antartica (12) Continents with Number of countries Namesake: The name "Oceania" (Océanie) was coined in 1812 by geographer Conrad Malte-Brun. It is from a French word derived from/


Historical Figures Late 1500s  Abraham Ortelius was the first one to imagine the continents were joined together before drifting to their present positions.

day climates. The same type of plant cannot exist in such extreme climate variations, supporting continental drift Rock Sequences Many continents in the southern hemisphere exhibited very similar rock and fossil sequences. Some similar rock sequences can be found in India, South Africa, South America, Australia, Antarctica, Madagascar, and Falkland Islands He named this the “Gondwana Sequence” Rock Sequences Similar Geologic Structures Geologic structures/


1.3 Drifting Continents. I. The Theory of Continental Drift  A. Alfred Wegener, German scientist formed a hypothesis on Earth’s continents.  B. Wegener’s.

rock. Mesosaurus and Lystrosaurus fossils have been found in Africa and South America. MESOSAURUS LYSTROSAURUS Glossopteris G. Evidence from Climate: Glaciers were found in South America, Africa, India, Australia, Antarctica G. Evidence from Climate: Glaciers were found in South America, Africa, India, Australia, Antarctica How does the location of the continent affect it’s climate?  As a continent moves closer to the equator it becomes warmer.  As a/


33,000 B.C. –A.D. 1769. 225 million years ago, the earth was a single super-continent called Pangaea As the continental plates shifted, the 7 continents.

San Joaquin, and Willamette-Puget Sound) As the earths crust shifted and folded, mountain ranges formed across the American continent 350 million years ago, the Appalachian Mountains were formed More recently, 135 million –25 million years ago, the / colonizing power in New World Conquistadores (conquerors) came to Americas for God, gold, glory Ferdinand Magellan First circumnavigation of the earth 1519 –Sailed from Spain, around South America, to Philippines Magellan killed in Philippines 1 remaining ship (/


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