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  • Age Of European Expansion
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    The Reasons Underlying European Expansion and Exploration It remains unclear why humanity chose a relatively spontaneous moment to matriculate from the sheltered semicircle of Mediterranean lands, to expand to the farthest reaches of the earth, with an inchoate disregard for personal welfare. However, pretentious man feels the need to speculate and impart drivel ous reason, vain though it be: What were the causes of European expansion An anonymous author proffers this model conjecture, Western E...
  • European Explorers And Astronauts
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    Explorers: Yesterday and Today The world is always making new progress and discovering new ideas. People are needed and to discover new places. Like the first European explorers, astronauts of today must go where no man has gone before. Both of them must conqueror their fears of dying by trying to discover beyond what most already know. European explorers and astronauts of today have similarities and differences in motives, the personal qualities needed, and the challenges faced. European explor...
  • Motives Of The Spanish Explorers
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    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 unknowingly discovered the new continent. His original motives for exploring was to find an easier route to Asia but instead, he discovered the New World. Thus; Spain, France and England began sending out co...
  • Early Lead In Exploration Portugal
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    Age of Exploration AP Questions Garret Matteo tti 1. In what ways was the Age of Exploration an extension of the Renaissance The Age of Exploration was an extension of the Renaissance because of many factors. The rich during the Renaissance wanted spices. Spices they could only get in Asia. To get the spices inv loved, traveling through Asia and the Middle East was necessary. The discovery of North America led to the idea of the Northwest Passage. Gold and other riches were sought after by vario...
  • European Exploration
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    As a man said, "Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit". The expansion of Europe was mostly the result of a quest for wealth and power. New technology and new knowledge of the earth and ways to navigate were great assistants to explorers, and because of this it gave a higher probability for success to get to the destination. These reasons are what enabled exploration to start in the fifteenth century. Wealth has been the culprit behind most of man's efforts throughout time to go t...
  • Route Between Europe And Asia
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    The discovery of an all-water route between Europe and Asia would have lowered prices of Eastern Goods because it would have made the cost of travel and shipping that much cheaper. Travel on land was difficult and laborious. There were huge mountain chains and long journeys to traverse in order to trade goods. An all-water route between Europe and Asia would have made shipping and trading goods a much less expensive venture. If the original price of a jewel in Asia was five dollars, the labor in...
  • Explorers Europeans
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    The reasons for the consequences of exploration. Christopher Columbus is a prime example and was only one of many Europeans who spread Western civilization throughout the world. During around the 1300's-1350's, most Europeans didn't have the curiosity or the skill to explore foreign lands. On the other hand by the late 1400's, economics, society, and technology had changed significantly. The transformation ignited European concerns in the lands beyond Europe. Soon enough, captivating explorers /...
  • Chinese And European Exploration
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    Chinese and European exploration took place under very different historical circumstances. There were differences and there were also similarities in the forms of exploration. The Chinese choose to use trade to further their success in exploration, and the Europeans used conquest. Each from of exploration's goal was the achievement of wealth. In order to understand the ways religious and social doctrines were used to achieve political aims, we must consider a variety of social, political, and ec...
  • Great Significance To The Indians And Europeans
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    When Columbus' exploration led to the finding of the Americas it was described as the event with one of the greatest impacts in history. The main forces behind this impact are the field of technology, advances in science and medicine and agriculture. When European exploration led to the founding of Americas a great deal of work was done in astronomy. Of course this was because it was a necessity for navigation. This influenced the Europeans to take a step further and develop studies and ways by ...

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