United States History                                             Name: _____________________________
Teacher: Mr. Cap        The New World Word Scramble Chapter 1

Read each question carefully.   Write the answer in the blanks and then unscramble
                                                 the numbered letters to find the mystery word.

1.  Promoters tried to attract settlers to Virginia by calling it

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2.  A movement that rediscovered biblical truth and shattered the religious monopoly
     of Rome was known as the

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3.  Unfortunately, this king lured the Spanish to conquer his kingdom by offering
     a rich farewell gift.

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4.  What was nickname Queen Elizabeth I gave to John Hawkins and Francis Drake?

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5.  Who was the explorer for whom the New World was named?

____  ____  ____  ____  ____  ____  ____        _5___  ____  ____  ____  ____  ____  ____  ____.
                                                                            
6.  What is the name of the company that made only one attempt to colonize Maine?

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7.  The large force of Spanish ships that attempted to conquer England was called the

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8.  What was the name Columbus gave the island on which he landed?

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9.  The Indian nation which was conquered by Cortez was the

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     Mystery Word:  Unscramble the # letters above to answer this question.           
                           The New World promised wealth, freedom, and ___

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   Map Study : Exploration of the New World Chapter 1. 
                       Refer to the map on page 5 and the textbook.

In the blank to the left of the explorer's name, write the letter from the map below that corresponds with the route that explorer took on his travels.  In the blank to the right of the name, write the name of the country for which he explored and the year he began his exploration.

__________ 1.  Cabot ___________________________________________________________
__________ 2.  Columbus ___________________________________________________________
__________ 3. Coronado ___________________________________________________________
__________ 4. Cortez ___________________________________________________________
__________ 5. De Soto ___________________________________________________________
__________ 6. Drake ___________________________________________________________
__________ 7. Magellan ___________________________________________________________