EurDiscWH-otlne-079 - Late 16 th century exploration in US...

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European Discovery of Western Hemisphere European Explorations of 15 th  c:  WHY?  HOW? Population pressures Shorter route to East New sailing and navigational technology Renaissance learning and curiosity Consolidation of European monarchies Columbus Spain -->  New Spain (Aztecs, 1521; Incas, 1535) Gold Colonization
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Unformatted text preview: Late 16 th century exploration in US Southwest Disease Defeat of Spanish Armada, 1588 France --> New France Fur Trade, Quebec River explorations, expansion of trade, settlements Defeat of Iroquois, 1665 Louisiana Dutch --> New Netherlands Delaware Bay, Hudson River, Henry Hudson New Amsterdam, 1624...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course HIST 315k taught by Professor Seaholm during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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