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Exploration 1

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  • 1. European Exploration 1400 CE – 1700 CE
    • Mrs. Agosta and Mrs. Johnson
  • 2.
    • A. Questioning and adventurous spirit of the Renaissance.
    1. Why Explore?
  • 3.
    • B. Search for a better route to get spices from Asia.
  • 4. Land routes of the Silk Road Sea routes of the Silk Road
  • 5.
    • Muslim and Italian merchants controlled trade between Asia and Europe
    • Each time goods pass from one trader to another  price increases
    • Europeans wanted to cut out the middlemen  cheaper spices
    DON’T WRITE!
  • 6.
    • C. Christian missionaries felt they had a duty to spread Christianity.
  • 7. D. Improved Technology
    • Thanks to Guttenberg’s press,
    • Europeans were able to read about new ideas and places.
  • 8.
    • Improved technology helped explorers navigate better
  • 9. Monsoons - Summer Monsoons - Winter
  • 10.