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    The Age of Exploration A Resource to Accompany History Alive! The United States Through Industrialism Brings Learning Alive! Teachers’ Curriculum Institute 1 Introduction I n this reading, you will learn about the Age of Exploration. This period of discovery lasted from about 1418 to...
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  • Christopher Columber
    he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that 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...
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  • Christopher Columbus
    such great knowledge and experience of the Atlantic world that the king and queen of Spain put a lot of trust into him. Under the sponsorships of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to European understanding of the American continents in the Western...
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  • Columbus
    his potentials. His personal goals were to spread Christianity to all corners of the world and believed himself to be the "Christ Bearer". And what convinced him even more in believing so was the sight of the New World and its beautiful nature and habitat. He compared the wonderful sight and presence of...
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  • Correction Essay
    SAMPLE ESSAY QUESTION ANSWER QUESTION: The fifteenth and sixteenth century voyages of exploration produced lasting changes in the political and social structure of Western Europe. Would you say that these voyages tended to hasten or to delay the growth of national states? Explain. The student jotted...
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  • History of Christopher Columbus
    explorer who was instrumental in Spanish colonization of the Americas. Though not the first to reach the Americas from Europe, Columbus' voyages led to general European awareness of the hemisphere and the successful establishment of European cultures in the New World. It is generally believed that he was...
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  • Columbus
    of Spain, 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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  • History
    1 OLD WORLD, NEW WORLDS THE CHAPTER IN PERSPECTIVE Early modern Europe emerged from its isolation during the Middle Ages by conquering the world’s oceans—opening direct contact and commerce with Africa and Asia and rediscovering America. Before the end of the fourteenth century, western Europeans...
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  • Fbi Notes
    the sentence. EXAMPLE: Text: Norton, Mary Beth, A People and a Nation.. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001), 4-7. Chapter 1: “Three Old Worlds Create a New 1492-1600” I. In the era before Columbus, American societies were incredibly diverse in farming methods, language, technology, and culture...
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  • Mariah
    Africa or Partition of Africa) was the invasion, occupation, colonization, and annexation of African territory by European powers during the New Imperialism period between 1881 and 1914. The Berlin Conference of 1884, which regulated European colonization and trade in Africa, is often cited as a convenient starting...
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  • Essay on Life in Villages and Cities
    Discoveries by explorers gave mapmakers new information to work with. By the end of the 15th century, the compass was much improved Finally, improved weapons gave Europeans huge advantage over the people they met in their explorations. Sailors could fire their cannons at targets near the shore without...
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  • Colonial America
    Colonial America For colonies not among the Thirteen colonies, see European colonization of the Americas or English colonization of the Americas." Starting in the late 16th century, the English, the French, the Spanish, and the Dutch began to colonize eastern North America. The first English attempts...
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  • Christopher Columbus
    of Spain, 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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  • Christopher Columbus
    of Spain, 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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  • Explorers of the Carribean
    Famous Voyage of Exploration | Sir Francis Drake | English | 1540 - 1597 | Circumnavigates the World | Sir Walter Raleigh | English | 1552 - 1618 | The  Discovery of Guiana and establishing the Virginia colony of Roanoke Island in 1584 | Marco Polo | Italian | 1254 - 1324 | Exploration of China...
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  • History a People and a Nation
    Lecture Two: Early Settlement of North America I. The Vikings: First European Visitors to the New World: --Vikings: groups of seafaring warriors from Scandinavia region (modern day Sweden, Norway, Denmark) most of them small farmers. --Between 750-1050 A.D. clans and family groups unite...
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  • New Directions - Exploration, Expansion, Society, and the Arts
    Unit 3: New Directions – Exploration, Expansion, Society, and the Arts Chapters 15 & Palmer Study Guide Part I Identifying Key Terms Notable People * Prince Henry the Navigator: Prince Henry the Navigator of Portugal developed a school of merchant and sailor to prepare them for exploration...
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  • Ap Us
    the coming of the European explorers. What did these cultures contribute to the Europeans, and why, despite these contributions, did the invaders still think of the Native Americans as savages? 2. Why was there little incentive for European nations to explore after the initial voyage to America by Norse...
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  • Christopher Columbus
    Christopher Columbus Who was the greatest explorer of the Age of Exploration? Vespucci? No. Magellan? No. Columbus? Yes. Columbus paved the road for all explorers of the time. Columbus was an Italian explorer who thought that he could reach India by traveling west instead of having to sail under...
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  • Christopher columbus and the first scenario of colonization
    CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND THE FIRST SCENARIO OF COLONIZATION: HISPANIOLA AND THE CARIBBEAN - Christopher Columbus The Catholic Monarchs and the Capitulations of Santa Fe - Spanish Voyages of Exploration Treaty of Tordesillas - First Scenario of Colonization: Hispaniola Government Churchmen...
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