Exploration 1450-1700 Is contact with other cultures beneficial or harmful to a civilization?. Exploration-In a Nutshell. When: 1450-1700 What: Exploration, Conquest, Colonization Who: Portugal, Spain, France, the Dutch, England and other European countries
Exploration1450-1700 Is contact with other cultures beneficial or harmful to a civilization?
Not an explorer but was a patron and sponsor
Created a navigation school at Sagres, Portugal to encourage exploration
Portugal was the first country to launch large-scale voyages of exploration
Caravel: Faster, more economical.
Could navigate shallow coastal
waters and rivers.
Lateen Sail: triangular sail
The astrolabe was used to determine latitude, the north-south position on the globe, by measuring the height or altitude of celestial bodies over the horizon and making a calculation using the known declination of the star.
Cape of Good Hope
Magellan named the Pacific Ocean after the Latin word meaning peaceful.
The Pope Split the “New World” between
Spain and Portugal
The House on the top center left to the tower is where the treaty was concluded in 1494
The treaty with the signatureof the sovereign of Spain and Portugal
Francisco de Almeida,
first viceroy of Portuguese India
"Spaniard and Indian produce Mestizo"
Vasco Núñez de Balboa