Chapter 1

Primary Source

A document or physical object which was written or created during the time of the event.

Secoundary Source

Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or witness an event.

Age of Exploration

Time period during the 15th and 16th centuries when Europeans searched for new sources of wealth and for easier trade routes to China and India. Resulted in the discovery of North and South America by the Europeans.

Chritopher Columbus

italian explorer who discovered the new world for Europe

Columbian Exchange

The exchange of goods and ideas between Native Americans and Europeans

The 3 G's

God, Gold, Glory