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