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2. Which Portuguese explorer was the first to travel around the southern tip of Africa in 1448?

  • Bartholomew Diaz
  • Prince Henry 'the Navigator'
  • Vasco da Gama
  • Pedro Cabral

3. In the 1430's, which was the strongest and most important trading state?

  • Aragon
  • Venice
  • Burgandy
  • Castile

4. The Kingdom of Castile (Spain) was largely...

  • corrupt
  • a land-based empire
  • superior to Portugal
  • a series of trading and staging posts

5. When was Christopher Columbus born?

  • 1451
  • 1475
  • 1492
  • 1418

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