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Exploring america 1400-1625"

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Exploring america 1400-1625"

  1. 1. The Age of Exploration Exploring the Americas<br />1400-1625<br />
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  3. 3. Marco Polo<br />Wrote a book called….<br />Polo’s Travels..<br />Told the story of exotic lands and people, cities and riches<br />
  4. 4. New land?????Thanks Marco….<br />New Items start to show up in the market place…<br />Merchants could make a fortune selling these new goods….<br />Cinnamon, pepper, cloves, and silk<br />
  5. 5. New Ideas…it is called a what...?<br />
  6. 6. Renaissance<br />Period of artistic creativity<br />Period of Intellectual Creativity<br />Encouraged Europeans to set new goals and paved way for ……<br />
  7. 7. Exploration<br />
  8. 8. Powerful Nations 1400s<br />Spain <br />Portugal<br />England<br />France<br />Established national Laws<br />Courts<br />Taxes<br />Armies<br />
  9. 9. I am King/Queen ...And I want <br />Money<br />=<br />Power<br />
  10. 10. How do I get this POWER<br />Increase Trade<br />Make country Stronger <br />Wealthier<br />Money<br />Equals <br />Power<br />
  11. 11. Tecnology’s Impact<br />Better maps <br />Astrolabe <br />Better ships <br />Caravel<br />
  12. 12. A GPS in the 1400s<br />This item measured the stars to help the explorers.<br />This item could be considered a front runner to today’s GPS System.<br />
  13. 13. You mean I don’t have to rewrite It <br />In the 1450s …the <br />
  14. 14. Advancement led to Increased Exploration<br />And created <br />Diversity <br />

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