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Age of Exploration
the period of time, beginning in the late 1400s, in which European explorers sought new routes to Asia and discovered the Americas
Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
An exchange of goods, ideas and skills from the Old World (Europe, Asia and Africa) to the New World (North and South America) and vice versa.
The 3 G's
God, Gold, Glory
a Powhatan woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617)
The first permanent English settlement in North America, found in East Virginia
Indian chief and founder of the Powhatan confederacy of tribes in eastern Virginia
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia
Jamestown colony leader who showed that tobacco could be grown successfully in Virginia