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KathieGrassmyer353
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Which of the following statements best describes the use of the term “new world”? A. "New world" referred to the expanded understanding of the Earth's landmasses as a result of Magellan's expedition. B. "New world" is how Europeans of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries referred to the continents of North and South America. C. "New world" is the term given to Spanish culture by the civilizations of North and South America

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torilynne

B would be the most appropriate answer. For Europeans, it was a new world, even though people already lived there. PS. Did you know that the Vikings had already come to North America hundreds of years before, but they were short-lived colonies and nobody else knew about them? Hope that I helped!

Hwa777

 B. "New world" is how Europeans of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries referred to the continents of North and South America.

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