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The Spanish and Portuguese Empires

The Treaty of Tortesillas divided the newly discovered land outside of Europe between the countries of Portugal and Spain along the meridian …

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The Expansion of Russia

The steppe regions of the Ukraine and southern Russia is good agricultural land, but was traditionally held by nomadic people groups. Any …

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The Expansion of Sweden

The Expansion of Sweden map includes a colorful labeled teacher’s map and an unlabeled student map that the child can label and …

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The Reformation

In 1517, Martin Luther began the Protestant Reformation by nailing the 95 Theses to the Wittenberg church door. Pope Leo X excommunicated …

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The Netherlands

The Netherlands map includes a colorful labeled teacher’s map and an unlabeled student map that the child can label and color.    …

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The Powerful Habsburgs

The House of Habsburg, also spelled Hapsburg, was one of the most important royal houses of Europe. The throne of the Holy …

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Central and South America

The Central and South America map includes a colorful labeled teacher’s map and an unlabeled student map that the child can label …

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Later Explorers

Later explorers included Ferdinand Magellan, who sailed around the globe, Amerigo Vespucci, whom the Americas were named for, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier …

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The Voyage of Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer, born in Genoa, in northwestern Italy. Sponsored by the King and Queen of …

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Early Explorers

During the Renaissance time period, explorers began to venture further from home. Early explorers included Prince Henry the Navigator, Bartholomew Diaz, Vasco …