HIST 105 Day 3

HIST 105 Day 3 - HIST105Day3 14:28...

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HIST 105 Day 3 14:28 Sugarcane and the Mediterranean From New Guinea to India Arab expansion following 700 CE Norman conquest of Sicily and Crusades Cyprus, Sicily, Crete, Southern Spain The restraining climate Venice and Genoa Genoa known for expansion into west Mediterranean o Christopher Columbus o Venice had Marco Polo The Italian City States Stood to gain from Crusades They displaced Jews as go-betweens in the Mediterranean Venetians fondaco established in Alexandria o Enabled Venetians to gain foothold in Muslim world o Gave them safe lodging and storage o Enables them to have company The Formation of Kingdoms Reconquista (711-1492) Portugal (1385) The Dynastic Marrage—Castille (and Leon) with Aragon in 1497 Portugal pre-expansion Portus Cale Aljubarrota 1385 o Portugal managed to defeat Castille
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1.5 million Resource poor (low arable soil)
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