• European Exploration of the New World
    The period of time from the late 1400s to the early 1700s is often referred to as the age of exploration; this is because during this time frame many explorers from Europe were racing to examine the Americas. Some explorers wanted to journey to the Americas, just to explore, and gain knowledge and g
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  • European Exploration in the World...
    European Exploration In The World… As European civilization progressed, the Western European countries discovered the need for raw materials to compete in Europe's developing capitalist economy. This new competition drove European nations to sponsor voyages of exploration and colonization to gene
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  • European Exploration
    History 102 European Voyages of Exploration Spain 1. Castile was an independent kingdom that was landlocked. Many of their beliefs came from the reconquista. Queen Isabella took over Castile and helped it regain some of its strength. 2. Aragon was a kingdom located on the Iberian Peninsul
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  • Exploration - Motives for
    Until the late 1400's, Europeans did not know the existence of the two American continents ( North and South America ). To the European explorers, exploring the other side of the Atlantic was like exploring an entire different world, hence the name- the New World. In 1492, Christopher Columbus unkno
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  • Colonization of America
    When the Europeans had discovered America, the possibilities for them were endless. Although mistakenly discovered, it greatly aroused the curiosity of many European explorers. There were new opportunities for them to expand, and in more than just one way. Chances to spread religion, boost their eco
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  • Sea Exploration
    In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries the European countries started to open up more to sea exploration. Venetians had already discovered and established a trade route to central Asia and china due to Marco Polo’s travels. Advancement in technologies made sea voyages more lucrative and the prom
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  • Reasons for Colonization
    (1) Define Sir Walter Raleigh and the Lost Colony of Roanoke and the purpose of English colonization. Towards the end of the 16th century, the English began to think more seriously about North America as a place to colonize: as a market for English goods and a source of raw materials and commodit
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  • Explain the Factors That Encourage European Settlement and Rivalries in the Americas
    In this essay I will examine the differing motivations that European nations had to come to the Americas. First and foremost I will explain the factors they had in common. All the European nations were beginning to experience a massive growth in population, recovering from the terrible depredations
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  • European Settlement of North America
    <a href="http://law.jrank.org/pages/11887/Colonial-Period.html">Colonial Period - European Settlement Of North America, Factors Influencing Early Colonial Law, Differences From The English Criminal Justice System</a> ------------------------------------------------- Top of Form Bo
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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 exp
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  • Exploration: Cause and Effect
    Michael Ryan History of World Civilization Before 1500 Jason St. Pierre December 08, 2012 Exploration: Cause and Effect The age of exploration was the time period that would change the world and be the catalyst for globalization and modernization. Both Christopher Columbus and Zheng He were y
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  • The Oceanic Voyages of Spanish and Portuguese Explorers and Their Impacts on the World
    Imagine if no one had dared to step out of his home or comfort zone and seek for new things that he had not encountered before, he could not have shared his knowledge and traded his resources to other people in the society. Then, the society as a whole would not have been as progressive and develope
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  • 3 European Explorers
    The life & times of three European explorers Introduction: In this essay you will be reading about the legacy of three explorers during renaissance. Firstly you will be reading about Marco Polo secondly about Christopher Columbus and lastly Ferdinand Magellan. These explorers have all chan
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  • European colonialism
    European colonialism Colonialism is the control by one power over a dependent area or group of people. The purposes of colonialism include economic exploitation of the colony’s natural resources, creation of new markets for the colonizer, and extension of the colonizer’s way of life beyond...
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  • Age of Exploration
    The Age of Exploration The Renaissance brought an array of changes to the European continent. New innovations in the fields of science, math, arts, and literature were sparked during this time period. With the growth of humanism, secularism, and individualism, a spirit of curiosity and...
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  • Global Exploration and Global Empires 1500-1700
    Global Exploration and Global Empires 1500-1700 By: A Case Assignment Module 1 [Course:] HIS101 TUI University Ms. Date: 11/11/2013 The early voyages by the Portuguese and Spanish were motivated by gold, trade and the spread of the Catholic faith through religious...
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  • Ap World Notes. the Maritime Revolution to 1550.
    AP world notes. The Maritime Revolution to 1550. Ferdinand Magellan * 1511-sailed from Europe around southern tip of Africa and east across Indian ocean * Member of first Portuguese expedition to explore east indies * 1521-goal was achieved by sailing across Atlantic rounding souther
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  • Reasons for Spanish Entering the New World
    Examine the reasons for Spanish arrival in the New World and the impact of Spanish colonization of the indigenous people in Trinidad. Reasons for Spanish entering the New World There are quite a few theories, reasons and explanations that may have or would have led to the Spanish venturing outside
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  • Postclassical World History
    1. Questions of periodization 1. Nature and causes of changes in the world history framework leading up to 600 C.E. – 1450 as a period During the postclassical era, we’re dealing with the rise of Islam, developments in Europe and the Byzantine Empire, developments in Asia, the rise and
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  • Ap World History Outline
    Terry Wei Traditions and Encounters AP World History Review Chapter 1: Prehistory The first chapter of Traditions and Encounters sets the stage for the drama of world history by presenting the major milestones in the development of humans from their earliest appearance on earth to the dawn of
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