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AP WH Chapter 15 PPT

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AP WH Chapter 15 PPT

  1. 1. The Maritime Global Maritime Revolution Expansion Before 1450 To 1550 The Pacific Ocean Polynesian Expansion • Over a period of several thousand • Result of planned voyages undertaken years, peoples originally from the Malay with the intention of establishing Peninsula crossed the water to settle colonies. the islands of: – The East Indies • Polynesian mariners navigated by: – New Guinea – Stars – The Melanesian and Polynesian Islands – Observations of ocean currents – The Marquesas – Evidence of land – New Zealand – And other Pacific Islands out to Hawaii Model of Polynesian Ship Indian Ocean

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