• Americas Essay
    It was once stated that, "With the dawn of the 16th century, there came together in Europe both the motivation and the means to explore and colonize territory across the seas." This means that, once hearing the word of new land across the Atlantic, European countries were in competition among each...
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  • Ap Us History Essay - 1
    the English. Many empires seemed to be trying to get on the New World colony train, but each leader had varying success. “With the dawn of the 16th century, there came together both the motivation and the means to explore and colonize territory beyond the seas.” I believe that this statement is valid...
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  • Aplit
    . O’handley Nicholas West 9/4/12 “With the dawn of the 16th century, there came together in Europe both the motivation and the means to explore and colonize territory across the seas”, At the time everyone wanted to procure spices and other valuable goods form Asia...
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  • Timed Write; Europe: Religion, Trade
    In the start of the 16th century, Europe got both the motivation and the means to explore and colonize territory across the seas so they could spread the word of God and trade for more crops and animals. Europe started with the idea of Catholism. They wanted to spread it across the whole world and...
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  • Europe and the New World: New Encounters
    that was more vulnerable to price shifts ➢ W/cheaper and faster ships, the D came to monopolize both E and world trade, although they were challenged by the E and F in the 16thc ❖ The commercial expansion of the 16th and 17th century was made easier by new forms of commercial organization...
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  • Advanced Placement United States History
    together in Europe both the motivation and the means to explore and colonize territory across the seas.” Assess the validity of this statement with respect to a) religion, b) trade, and c) technology. • In what ways did the English colonies develop differently from the Spanish and the French...
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  • Discovery Period
    the world was a spherical globe; curiously they wanted to investigate and explore the potential of this new knowledge. Trade was an immense factor for exploration. The merchant class in Europe sought greater wealth, reasoning trade through the middlemen (Muslims/Arabs) was unproductive due to the...
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  • History Sucks
    continued to conquer territory. The general Pompey took control of the rest of Anatolia, Judea, and Syria. From 58 to 51 BCE, Julius Caesar swept across Gaul, the region of Western Europe that includes present-day France, Belgium, and Switzerland. In 44 BCE, Caesar was assassinated. Soon civil war...
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  • AP US History Study Guide
    : American settlers came by means of California Trail  1846: several hundred Americans lived in California Steady flow of pioneers into Mexican territory led to conflicting territorial desires (underlying cause of Mexican War) August 16, 1846: Bear Flag Revolt (led by Jon C. Fremont) Wilmot Proviso...
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  • The Fropping of Atomic Bombs
    ". Many Germans in the late 19th century viewed colonial acquisitions as a true indication of having achieved nationhood. Public opinion eventually arrived at an understanding that prestigious African and Pacific colonies went hand-in-hand with dreams of a High Seas Fleet. Both aspirations would become...
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  • Spanish History
    * 1520s, by Hernando Cortes * Well-organized community with millions of people (Spain only had 4.5 million) * Huge and wealthy empire changed the scope of colonization * 16th Century: Conquer, Colonize, Occupy and Dominate * By 1560s/70s, all important cities in Americas...
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  • Review Guide
    time * Muslim advances and innovations had a profound affect as they spread to Europe by means of trade (and later, the Crusades) * Social structure: increasing poverty gap that led to rebellions * Women in Islam: as Muslims came into contact with other...
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  • Latin America
    the ships traveledno further than those of Zheng He - were the beginnings of sustainedEuropean sea travel that eventually led to Europe's rise topower. For most of the 16th century, the Portuguese dominated the IndianOcean trade. How did they capture this old sea route that had beenshared by Arabs...
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  • 1234567890987654321
    would become the United States from the start of European settlement to the time of independence from Europe, and especially to the history of the thirteen colonies of Britain which declared themselves independent in 1776.[1] Starting in the late 16th century, the English, Scottish, French, Swedes...
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  • History of Technology
    trade relations across the Arabian sea to the southern coastal states of India as recounted by the famed Al-Masudi. Europe, however, was still isolated on account of the religious feuds between Christianity and Islam. [666] It was not until the 13th century when a vast Mongol empire, which spread from...
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  • History of West Africa
    16th century, 17th century and in some routes continued up to 20th century. TOPIC 3 PRE-COLONIAL STATES IN WEST AFRICA What is state? State, in political science, generally a group of people inhabiting in a specific territory and living according to a common legal and political authority; a body...
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  • Slave Trade
    across the Atlantic Ocean from the 16th through to the 19th centuries. The vast majority of slaves transported to the New World were Africans from the central and western parts of the continent, sold by Africans to European slave traders who then transported them to North and South America. The numbers...
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  • Ap Wh Notes
    conducted in Europe during the 700s. * Both had been developed in Asia around 200 B.C. * Stirrups enabled knights to ride and handle heavier weapons. * 11th century, western Europe was a battleground, massive walls and guard towers encircled stone castles. * To defend their territories...
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  • History Report
    ) • Focus on survival Renaissance • Comes from the Latin word that means rebirth or revival • a rebirth of Greek and Roman Culture that took place in Western Europe between 1300’s and 1600 CE It is used to describe a renewed interest in ideas from classical Greece and Rome • This...
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  • European Domination of the Indian Ocean Trade
    the Red Sea, and Malacca in the Malay Peninsula - Goa's Indian Governor, Alfonso Albuquerque then shifted his attention to capturing each of these crucial ports. Malacca fell in 1511 and Hormuz in 1515. Only Aden proved elusive. In 1505, the spice trade from Asia to Europe was declared a 'royal...
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