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Unformatted text preview: Exploration and Colonization in the New World History 101 April 12, 2010 Exploration and Colonization in the New World God, Gold, and Glory Portuguese Explorations Spain and the New World The Conquistadores Latin Colonization in Southern America English and French Explorations God, Gold, and Glory Why now? Technological change and long sea trips-- compasses, maps, astrolabes Slowing of economic growth in Europe spices gold and silver trade imbalance Christianity Islam Constantinople, 1453 Prester John conversion Fame Portuguese Explorations Atlantic colonization the Canary Islands, 1420s the Azores, 1431 Prince Henry, the Navigator, 1394-1460 West-African slaves and Atlantic-colony sugar plantations Mercado de Escravos, Lagos, Portugal, 1444 Bartolomeu Dias, c. 1450-1500 King Joao II, r. 1481-1495 the Cape of Good Hope, 1488 access to eastern Africa Vasco de Gama, c. 1460-1524Vasco de Gama, c....
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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