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    Spanish Exploration and Conquest A fter Columbus’s voyages, Spain was eager to claim lands in the New World. To explore and conquer “New Spain,” the Spanish turned to adventurers called conquistadors (conquerors). The conquistadors were allowed to establish settlements and seize the wealth of natives...
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  • Christopher Columber
    led to general European awareness of the American continents in the Western Hemisphere. Those voyages, and his efforts to establish permanent settlements in the island of Hispaniola, initiated the process of Spanish colonization, which foreshadowed the general European colonization of the "New World...
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  • Christopher Columbus
    island of Hispaniola, which indicated the European colonization of the New World. All in a span of eleven years, Columbus completed four round-trip voyages between Spain and the Americas. These voyages started the beginning of the European exploration and colonization of the American continents...
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  • Columbus
    colonization of what became known as the "New World". 2. Over the course of three more voyages, Columbus visited the Greater and Lesser Antilles, as well as the Caribbean coast ofVenezuela and Central America, claiming them for the Spanish Empire. 3. Though Columbus was not the first European explorer...
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  • History
    Europeans to undertake voyages of discovery in exploration? 2. Could the direction of discovery and colonization in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries have been reversed—that is, could the Aztecs have discovered and colonized western Europe? 3. To what extent were the English adventurers and...
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  • History of Christopher Columbus
    Portuguese as Cristóvão Colombo (formerly Christovam Colom), and in Spanish as Cristóbal Colón. Columbus' voyages across the Atlantic Ocean began a European effort at exploration and colonization of the Western Hemisphere. While history places great significance on his first voyage of 1492, he...
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  • Correction Essay
    -called age of exploration if it was indeed exploring was quite by accident. When the first countries colonized the "New World" every other country now wanted to get in on it. however, to make voyages in the first place, knowledge was needed in shipbuilding and navigation. Henry the Navigator bettered...
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  • Fbi Notes
    . Naming of America E. Northern Voyages F. Norse Seafarersn G. John Cabot’s Explorations VII. Spanish Exploration and Conquest A. Hernán Cortés and Malinche B. Spanish Colonization C. Gold, Silver, and Spain’s Decline D. Christianity in New Spain VIII. The Columbian Exchange A. Smallpox...
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  • American History
     Question 1 Prior to the arrival of Europeans, the Iroquois developed a confederation to: control violence that may have occurred over territory conflicts. Question 2 The religious dissatisfaction, that ultimately played a factor in the colonization of the New World by "Separatists...
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  • Mariah
    explorations that inaugurated a new chapter in world history. Known as the Age of Discovery, or the Age of Exploration, this period spanned the fifteenth through the early seventeenth century, during which time European expansion to places such as the Americas, Africa, and the Far East flourished...
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  • Columbus
    voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European awareness of the American continents. Those voyages, and his efforts to establish permanent settlements on the island of Hispaniola, initiated the Spanish colonization of the New World. In the context of emerging western imperialism and...
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  • Christopher Columbus
    , he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European awareness of the American continents. Those voyages, and his efforts to establish permanent settlements on the island of Hispaniola, initiated the Spanish colonization of the New World. In the context of emerging...
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  • Ap Us
    losers? 6. European colonization has often been said to have been motivated by “God, Gold and Glory.” Assess this interpretation of the motives behind the European colonization of America. 7. Describe in detail the two incentives the English had for exploration of the New World. Where did the English first attempt to colonize? Were they successful? Why or why not? ...
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  • Colonial America
    , which had certain unifying features no matter what sort of colony it sprang from. The colonies of New France (later British Quebec) and Spanish Florida adjoined these regions, but developed separately for many years. Motives for exploration and colonization During the 15th and 16th centuries...
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  • History a People and a Nation
    world —Attempts to convert natives will be a major motive for exploration and colonization. C. Expanding Trade: Economic motivations for exploration grew out of a fierce competition among European kingdoms for increased trade with Africa, India, and China. --Formerly this trade had traveled...
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  • Christopher Columbus
    and arrived at the Americas October 12, 1492. Columbus made four total journeys to the new world but each time he believed that where he had been was the East Indies. Columbus is often criticized for not really being the first European to the New World and for his harsh treatment of the native...
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  • New Directions - Exploration, Expansion, Society, and the Arts
    .” His landing in the Caribbean in 1492 ushered in the era of European exploration and domination of the New World. * Bartholomew Diaz: In 1488, Bartholomew Diaz rounded the Cape of Good Hope and returned back to Portugal without reaching India. His journey gave motivation for Vasco da Gama to round...
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  • Essay on Life in Villages and Cities
    slaves. For the Europeans, the Age of Exploration vastly increased their knowledge of the world. Europeans realized that the earth was round. they got to know that the stories of monsters and strange people were not true. New crops were introduced....
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  • Yirae
    Early Exploration of North America Geography of the New WorldNew World = ___________________________ • Geography: – _____________ – _____________ – _____________ – _____________ • Climate – almost identical to _____________ • Resources – _____________ – _____________ – _____________ Native...
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  • Explorers of the Carribean
    Who's Who List of Famous Explorers | Names of Famous Explorers | Nationality of Famous Explorers | Lifespan of Famous Explorers | Famous Voyage of Exploration | Sir Francis Drake | English | 1540 - 1597 | Circumnavigates the World | Sir Walter Raleigh | English | 1552 - 1618 | The  Discovery...
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