Europe Europe Looks Looks OutwardOutward(1000 -1720)(1000 -1720)Comunicación y GerenciaChapter 2 Chapter 2
Content Standards•North America, originally inhabited by American Indians, was explored and colonized by Europeans for economic and religious reasons.- History Standard #2•Competition for control of the territory and resources in North America led to conflicts among colonizing powers.- History Standard #31.I can explain the economic reasons behind the European exploration of North America.2.I can explain the religious reasons behind the European exploration of North America.3.I can explain how competition for control of territory and resources in North America led to conflicts among colonizing powers.
Quick-WriteWhat do you know about the following:1.Who discovered America and what were they looking
for?2.All-Water Route to Asia . . . What was it, and why was
it important? 3.The Columbian Exchange . . . What was it, and why
was it important?
Greed . . . Fear•After leaving the coast, Cortes founded a colony and named it Veracruz. . . Claiming Mexico for Spain and the Catholic Church.•