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Unformatted text preview: Had the largest libraries. Villages on the eastern coast of Africa Islamic World- algebra, numeral systems, checking. Powerful force B. Inferiority? 1. economic 2. military 3. political England and France 100 years war. Europe in complete turmoil with wars. No internal security. Life is vulnerable. Who ever got to asia first by water would have a huge advantage over everyone elsethey will be able to defeat their enemies. Europe expanded outward because it doesnt have what the other parts of the world have. Isabella and Ferdinand sent Columbus Argument for europes superiorityItalian renaissance , universities, catholic (religion), architecture. This is a comparative issue you have to compare Europe to other parts of the world. Does Cortes think Europe is superior? 1550 and 1600seurope takes what they found in the expansion and...
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