1. Which European country was the leader in developing and applying 15th century sailing innovations?
2.Who were the first Europeans to arrive on Japanese soil?
3.What country was Korea a vassal state for?
4. During the 1500s, what was China’s official trade policy?
Government was only allowed to trade with other countries.
5.This explorer captained the first European ship to sail around the tip of Africa, now known as the Cape of Good Hope. Vasco de Gama
6.Type of policy Japan instituted to control foreign ideas. Closed country policy
7.He led seven Chinese overseas explorations. Zheng He
8.The introduction of European firearms in Japan was successful because:
9.China’s main reasons for rejecting British offers of trade
China thought they did need products from other countries.
10.Henry of Portugal influence exploration
He found an exploration school
11.Hernando Cortéz- who was he and what was he known for?
He found the Aztec empire.
12.Why Europeans saw Africans as a better a source of labor than Native Americans
They were easier to be caught because of the skin color. Also, Africans were less prone to being sick.
13.Purpose of most of the joint-stock companies of the 1500s and 1600s
To fund American states
14.Encomienda system- what were it, purpose, and effects of?
It created cheaper source of labor in Spain.
15.Prompted a wave of new businesses and trade practices in Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries
The global trade of food and animals prompted a wave of new business.
16. First European country to import enslaved Africans to the Americas?
18.Why Spanish conquered the Aztecs so easily.
The Spanish brought diseases that Aztecs died from. And Aztecs thought Spaniards were gods.
19.How nations increase wealth through mercantilism.
Export more than import
20.What concept was the belief in “divine right” used to support? Absolute rule...