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Chapter 14: Europe and the World: New Encounters Homework 1. What is the significance of the Age of Exploration? Marked the Transition from the agrarian economy of the Middle Ages to a Modern commercial and industrial capitalistic System, and it created global trading networks. New people were contacted. 2. What new goods were brought to Europe at the time of the Crusades? Asian silks, Indian cotton, precious stones, salt, drugs, cosmetics, dyes perfumes, glue, sugar, pepper, cinnamon, and cloves. 3. Why were these new goods so expensive? (2 reasons) Ottoman Turkey controlled the trade route. And the trade route was dangerous and difficult (long distance and desert). 4. What 3 Gs motivated European exploration? God,Good,Glory. 5. How did Prince Henry the Navigator contribute to the Age of Exploration? Navigational School 6. Why do people speak Portuguese in Brazil? Brazil had been a colony of Portuguese. 7. What 3 technological advances made the Age of Exploration possible? Compass, quadrant, Caravels. 8. What is the significance of the expedition of Fernando Magellan? (3 reasons) The voyage disproved earlier theories about the size of globe, laid the basis for Spanish
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