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  1. 1. European Exploration PowerPoint Notes The Spanish T The Spanish explored the North American continent for three main reasons: 1. __________________: The spread of Christianity-their religion 2. __________________: Expansion of empire 3. __________________: Riches 3 The areas explored and eventually settled by the Spanish in North America include Florida, _______________________, ______________________, and islands in the Caribbean. The French T The French explored the North American continent for two main reasons: 1. ____________________________________- a sea route across the American continent; all three European countries were in search of a faster, cheaper trade _________ to Asia. 2. __________ trading partners 2 The areas explored and eventually settled by the French include Canada, the _______________________, and islands within the Caribbean. The English T The English explored North America for two main reasons: 1. In search of ___________________________ 2. The need for ___________________ resources 2 England saw the North American ______________________ as means for gaining wealth and international stature. Explorers risked their lives for _______, curiosity, and _______ for their nation. n The English Colonial Era will start in ________ with the first permanent settlement at __________________.

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