Ch.9 Opening Ques - Kanwal Mirza Ch.9 Opening Questions...

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Kanwal Mirza Ch.9 Opening Questions 9-27-07 Humanities 1301 004 What factors accelerated European outreach and the Age of Exploration? What were the global consequences of cross-cultural encounter? Religious pilgrimage and missionary activities were major stimulants of European expansion. (pg. 246) Search for faster and more efficient water trade routes to the East at the rise of the Ottoman Empire. (pg. 247) Greed for gold, slaves, and spices of Africa and Asia encouraged European powers to attempt to secure foreign markets. (pg. 247) Improvement in long-distance travel technology from which accurate maps and charts were produced that exceeded the technology of the Muslims. (pg. 247) Ships that were built to be faster, safer and more durable made long- distance travel more practical and doable (pg. 247) Sheer curiosity was also another factor that accelerated the Age of Exploration. (pg. 246)
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